Category: excom

Amina Taha

Amina Taha is Cheiron’s Commercial Manager, a position she took on in July 2018. Prior to this, she was the Deputy Commercial and Legal Manager at Cheiron. Amina has 16 years of experience in the field of economic research and policy-making having previously worked as Senior Economist at the Ministry of Trade and Industry and held positions at El Ezz Group, Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, and the Egyptian Center for Economic Studies. Amina has a BA…

Hassan Sayed

Hassan Sayed has been the Deputy Finance Manager since November 2013, and has more recently taken on the role of Head of Treasury in June 2017. As part of his roles, Hassan is responsible for all finance disciplines, including accounting, budget, taxation, as well as dealing with Cheiron’s partners, EGPC, and several financial institutions. During his time at Cheiron, he has worked on transactions, acquisitions and divesture activities, and gained experience negotiating with banks and investors. Hassan graduated from Helwan…

Dr. Noha Mansour

With over 20 years of human resource, organizational development and administration experience, Dr. Noha started her career in the public sector where she spent 14 years in four different Ministries in Egypt, before joining the private sector in 2011. In the private sector she was exposed to different industries including oil and gas, services, trading, and investments. During her time as the Manager of Human Resources for Cheiron, she was responsible for developing and implementing training & development, performance management,…

James Garvie

James is Cheiron’s HSE Advisor, responsible for the design and implementation of the Company-wide HSE and sustainability management framework. He has 27 years of development and operational experience. Prior to joining Cheiron, he was Group Environmental Engineering Manager for BG Group overseeing environmental performance across 25 countries. As a consultant, James has also helped BP, Shell, Centrica and the UK’s National Grid deliver developments globally. Outside the oil and gas industry, he was on the senior management team for one…

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 has served on…

Mohamed Mostafa

With over 28 years of experience, Mr. Mostafa is the leading authority on Egyptian joint ventures. He has extensive experience with PSC’s and JV’s and an excellent relationship with EGPC. Mohamed graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from Cairo University. He started his career as an Accountant in Suez Oil Company (SUCO) in 1989 and held several accounting positions in the area of materials accounting and fixed assets disciplines, before leaving his Senior Accountant position at…

Iain Knott

With 32 years in the oil and gas industry, Mr. Knott has developed strong technical and commercial competencies across a range of upstream and downstream disciplines, including exploration, field development, new ventures, project management, and gas storage. Iain has experience in both large and small operating companies with a wide geographical reach including basins and projects in Europe, Russia, Africa, Middle East, South East Asia, and South America. He spent most of his career working at various firms in the…