Category: BOD

Tawfik Diab

Mr. Tawfik Diab currently occupies the position of PICO Energy Services Holding Company’s Executive Chairman. In his previous role as Managing Director & CEO, Mr. Diab transformed Cheiron Petroleum Corporation from a national player into a leading independent Egyptian exploration and production company with operations in Egypt, Mexico and Romania and a specialization in revitalizing mature fields. Mr. Tawfik is a member of the Board of Directors of Al-Ahly for Development and Investments and Cairo Financial Holdings and is a…

David Thomas

Mr. Thomas is a seasoned oil and gas industry professional with over 35 years of experience in the sector. He started his career as a petroleum engineer with Conoco, working in the UK and Dubai before moving into reservoir engineering and asset management positions. Subsequently, he joined Lasmo where he became the Group GM Operations and, following the company’s acquisition, held three regional Vice President roles with Eni managing the North Sea, Russia/Asia/Australia and West Africa asset portfolios. Subsequently, David…

James Dewar

Mr. James Dewar has over 30 years of international business, finance, accounting and commercial experience. He currently serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director (NED) and Audit Committee (AC) Chair for PICO International Petroleum and Cheiron Petroleum Corporation. He is also a NED and AC Chair for Ambit Energy Corporation, a Nigerian focused E&P company planning a future London listing. Mr. Dewar is also currently the Non-Executive Chairman of lifetile, a technology start up that has raised four rounds of finance for an innovate…

Simon Lockett

Mr. Simon Lockett served as CEO of Premier Oil Plc from 2005 to 2014, during a transformational period in the company’s history, and has held various positions from management of investor relations to Commercial Manager in the company all around the world including Indonesia, Iraq and Vietnam. His previous work includes time at Royal Dutch Shell, and he holds a number of executive and non-executive board positions in many oil and gas corporations.…

Maged Shawky

Mr. Maged Shawky is currently the CEO of Beltone Financial Holding and was previously the Executive Chairman of the Egyptian Stock Market. He held the position of Senior Assistant to the Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade for Securities Markets issues for 12 years. Mr. Shawky is a Board Member of Blom Bank Egypt. He plays an instrumental role in promoting corporate governance and corporate social responsibility in Egypt.…

Ahmed Darwish

Dr. Ahmed Darwish currently holds the position of Chairman for the General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone and was previously the Minister of State for Administration Development (2004-2011). He was also a consultant to a number of international organizations (UNDP, UNIDO, UNESCO, FAO, ESCWA, European Union and World Bank), government organizations and companies in Egypt, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and United States. Holds various awards and is a published and internationally recognized professional.…

Ian Hewitt

Mr. Hewitt spent the last 36 years in the oil and gas sector and has previously served as Cheiron’s CEO. He has also worked for major international corporations as a senior executive including BG Group where he ran their regional businesses across North Africa, as well as holding a number of other Executive and Non-Executive Board positions. He has a successful history of building and running oil and gas businesses in the UK and internationally.…