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Alistair G. Routledge

President, ExxonMobil Guyana

Alistair Routledge was appointed President of Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) in July 2020. Prior to this assignment, Alistair was President and General Manager of ExxonMobil Qatar Limited, a position he held…

Amy Myers Jaffe

Director of the Energy, Climate Justice and Sustainability Lab, New York University, School of Professional Studies

Amy Myers Jaffe serves as Director of the Energy, Climate Justice and Sustainability Lab at New York University's School of Professional Studies and is a research professor who teaches graduate level courses examining global climate…

Diletta Doretti

RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE FOR GUYANA AND SURINAME THE WORLD BANK

Diletta Doretti is the Resident Representative for Guyana and Suriname. Ms. Doretti, an Italian national, is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day dialogue and solid partnership around the World Bank programs in both countries. Since…

Dr the Hon. Keith Rowley

Prime Minister: Trinidad and Tobago

Dr Keith Christopher Rowley was born on October 24th 1949 in Mason Hall, Tobago, and was raised by his grandparents, who were prominent Tobago farmers. Dr Rowley completed his secondary schooling at Bishop’s High School,…

Dr. Mahender Sharma

Head of the Guyana Energy Agency

Dr. Mahender Sharma has been actively involved in the energy sector for more than two decades in the areas of solar power, hydroelectricity, wind energy, bio-energy and energy efficiency. Dr. Sharma has served as…

Dr. Martin Pertab

Head, Local Content Secretariat

Dr. Martin Pertab is the Director of the Local Content Secretariat at the Ministry of Natural Resources. He holds a Master's Degree in Economics from the New Mexico State University, U.S.A., and is currently…

Dr. Natasha Gaskin-Peters

Director, Centre for Local Business Development

Natasha is an Economist with experience in both micro and macro economics. Natasha’s experience covers the real and fiscal sectors which includes modelling and forecasting of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), fiscal revenues, fiscal expenditure…

Dr. Paulette Bynoe

Deputy Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Guyana

Dr. Paulette Bynoe is the Deputy Dean, School of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Guyana and has more than 20 years of professional accomplishment as an inter-disciplinary trained Environmental Scientist. She teaches post-graduate…

Dr. Peter Ramsaroop

Guyana’s Chief Investment Officer and CEO of the Guyana Office for Investment

Dr. Ramsaroop has served in Senior Executive Management roles in both public and private (Fortune 500) companies.  He was the Chairman of RoopGroup Investments (Guyana), Former Chairman and CEO of Evolvent Inc – A…

Dr. Rosh Khan

Head, ACE Consulting Services

Dr. Rosh Khan is a young member of Guyana's private sector that is focused on national development. After graduating with an MD at the age of 23 from the American International School of Medicine,…

Her Excellency Jane Miller OBE

British High Commissioner to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana

British High Commissioner to Guyana and non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of Suriname Ms Jane Miller OBE was appointed British High Commissioner to the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and Her Majesty’s Non-Resident Ambassador to…

His Excellency Chandrikapersad Santokhi

President of the Co-Operative Republic of Suriname

Chandrikapersad Santokhi was born on the 3rd of February 1959, in the District of Suriname, in the Republic of Suriname. In 1978, at the age of 19, he enrolled in the Dutch Police Academy…

His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali

President of the Co-Operative Republic of Guyana

His Excellency, Dr Mohamed Irfaan Ali, was sworn in as Guyana’s Ninth Executive President on August 2, 2020. Dr Ali is the holder of a Doctorate in Urban and Regional Planning from the University…

His Excellency Iván Duque Márquez

Former President of Colombia

Iván Duque Márquez was born in Bogotá on August 1, 1976. He is a lawyer from the Sergio Arboleda University, a Colombian politician and writer. He is married to Mrs. María Juliana Ruiz, with…

Hon. Brig (R’td) Mark Phillips

Prime Minister: Co-Operative Republic of Guyana

Brigadier (R'td) Mark Anthony Phillips was sworn in as the 9th Executive Prime Minister of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana under President Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali on August 2, 2020. Following his appointment as…

Hon. Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo

Vice President: Co-operative Republic of Guyana

Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo was born on January 23, 1963 in the quiet village of Unity, Mahaica, Region Four. Prior to his appointment as Vice President in the administration of President Dr. Irfaan Ali, Dr.…

Hon. Priya D. Manickchand

Minister of Education: Co-Operative Republic of Guyana

Priya Devi Manikchand is an Attorney at Law formally attached to the Legal Aid Clinic. She was elected to Parliament in 2006 with the portfolio of Min of Human Services. Min. Manickchand is presently…

Hon. Vickram Bharrat

Minister of Natural Resources: Co-Operative Republic of Guyana

The Minister was born in Berbice, Region 6 and has attained his academic achievement in a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Guyana and is qualified in the area of Public…

John Hess

Chief Executive Officer, Hess Corporation

John B. Hess is Chief Executive Officer of Hess Corporation. Mr. Hess led the Fortune 500 company through a strategic transformation from an integrated oil company into a pure play E&P company. Mr. Hess…

LARS MANGAL

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, TOTALTEC

Mr Mangal is a senior Guyanese professional with over 30 years of international executive experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr Mangal founded TOTALTEC Oilfield Services (Guyana) shortly after the 2015 discovery by ExxonMobil…

Liam M. Mallon

President, ExxonMobil Upstream Company

Liam Mallon is president of ExxonMobil Upstream Company. In this role, he has responsibility for the company’s upstream business including exploration and portfolio management, as well as the company’s upstream oil and gas businesses…

Natalia Seepersaud LL.B, L.E.C.

Attorney at Law

Natalia is a Corporate Lawyer with a background Business Administration specializing as a corporate fixer. She has served in many roles since remigrating to Guyana from Canada, most recently as Trade Commissioner to the…

Nicholas Deygoo

Director, Guyana Oil and Gas Support Services Inc

Mr. Nicholas Deygoo returned from Washington D.C to join the family business in 2010, where he had worked with Wells Fargo Bank N.A as a mortgage backed Securities Analyst; and for Valuation Services Inc…

Nicolas Sicard

Area Director – Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad, TechnipFMC

A mechanical engineer, Nicolas has commenced its career as a field engineer assigned to onshore construction sites prior to go across other segments of activities of the company, being exposed to key positions within…

Pradeepa Bholanauth

Senior Director for Climate And Redd+, Ministry of Natural Resources: Co-Operative Republic of Guyana

Dr. Bholanauth is an Environmental Economist who is currently the Senior Director for Climate and REDD+ at the Ministry of Natural Resources in Guyana.  She previously worked as Programme Coordinator for the 11th European…

Rabin Chandarpal

Deputy General Manager, Guyana Shorebase Inc

A Civil Engineer by profession, Rabin Chandarpal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Guyana and a Master of Science Degree in Construction Management from the University of the West…

Shyam Nokta

President of the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) and Chief Representative for the Caribbean for the Delhi-based Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

Mr. Nokta holds a Masters of Science in Environmental Assessment and Management from the University of Oxford–Brookes and a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Studies from the University of Guyana. Mr. Nokta has accumulated…