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Mr Fahad Alajlan was appointed as the President of King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) in August 2021.

Prior to joining KAPSARC, Fahad held many senior roles across both government and the corporate world.

In 2020, Fahad was also appointed as head of the Circular Carbon Economy National Program, which aims to manage Saudi Arabia’s emissions while creating economic value.

In 2019, he held the position of Director of the Hydrocarbon Sustainability Program at the Ministry of Energy, where he was responsible for looking at the long-term energy trends plus their impact on global energy markets, with special emphasis on the demand for oil and gas.

Before this, Fahad worked at the Ministry of Economy and Planning, where he advised on energy markets, policy, industry trends, and the petrochemical sector. In addition, to the above responsibilities, his experience spans several senior roles in operations, corporate strategy, and investment planning, as well as mergers and acquisitions at Saudi Aramco, where he served for 15 years.

As KAPSARC president, Fahad will build on the momentum the Center has enjoyed while supporting the Saudi energy ecosystem in introducing the Circular Carbon Economy and build on the Think 20 (T20) engagement groups developed during the Saudi G20 2020 presidency.

Fahad holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA from Stanford University in California.

KAPSARC was founded as a non-profit institution for independent research into global energy economics and applied research in 2007. From its Riyadh base, in one of the world’s most vital energy-producing regions, KAPSARC develops economic frameworks to help achieve effective alignment between energy policy objectives and outcomes.

It brings together an international group of researchers with over 156 experts from more than 15 different nationalities. KAPSARC researchers collaborate with leading regional and international research centers, public policy organizations, and regional and local industry and government institutions to share knowledge, insights, and analytical frameworks.

President, KAPSARC

Marco Arcelli is the Chief Executive Officer and responsible for overseeing the strategy and operations of ACWA Power's growing global footprint and ensuring its continued growth and success worldwide.

He is a seasoned C-level executive with over 20 years of international experience in energy and infrastructure, retail, and digital innovation and has played a crucial role in the strategic positioning and growth of multinational companies. As an energy expert, Marco has held various leadership positions, including CEO Enel Trade, EVP Upstream Gas, CEO of Enel’s North American operations, as well as Chairman of EP New Energy.

Marco also has in-depth expertise in turn-around and operations, having led two corporate transformations highlighted in case studies by IESE and Harvard Business School. He is also a peer reviewer for the International Energy Agency.

He has also made significant contributions in public affairs and government relations, managing policy negotiations at the country and EU level. He is a dedicated advocate of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues and has served as an Audit and HR Committee member for listed companies in Germany and Russia.

An active member of numerous Boards, Marco is also a mentor for organizations supporting women in business and young talents.

He holds a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy and has completed the Harvard Advanced Management Program.

Chief Executive Officer, ACWA Power

Stephen (Steve) Barth is a Senior Business Developer for Vitol, a multi-national commodity trading firm with positions and assets in all aspects of the energy production, processing, and delivery businesses. Vitol moves more than 8.0MM bbls of crude and crude related products each day and operates one of the world’s largest integrated delivery systems. Steve’s focus is on the company’s emerging activities in the renewable energy space focusing on the Americas. Vitol has a wide range of renewable energy assets globally, including solar generation, battery storage and renewable natural gas production facilities.

Steve has more than 30 years of experience in various business development and operating roles in multiple industries. His experiences range from positions in small privately held companies to multi-national firms such as Enron, Oracle, Alcatel and Vitol. He has experience in a variety of marketplaces with a principal focus initially in technology, evolving to technology applications in energy and asset development.

Steve is married and lives in Houston with his wife June. They have four children who are grown, living in Texas and Missouri. He supports the MS 150 as a regular rider and financial contributor, is a member of All Saints Parish, and serves on the Board of Houston’s Mercury Chamber Orchestra.

Graduate of Columbia College, with a BS degree in General Business.

Managing Director, Vitol

Morgan Bazilian is the Director of the Payne Institute for Public Policy and Professor at the Colorado School of Mines. Previously, he was Lead Energy Specialist at the World Bank.  Dr. Bazilian holds a Ph.D in energy systems, and was a Fulbright fellow. His work has been published in Science, Nature, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. Previously he was a senior diplomat at the United Nations. He was the EU’s lead negotiator on technology at the UN climate negotiations. He is also Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Global Fellow at the Wilson Center, and a member of Ireland’s Climate Change Council.  

Director Payne Institute, Colorado School of Mines

Gordon Birrell is the Executive Vice President of Production & Operations for bp and is accountable for the safe, reliable and efficient running of bp’s refineries and oil and gas production assets. This also includes responsibility for exploration and development of hydrocarbon resources.

Prior to that, Gordon was bp’s Upstream Chief Operating Officer for Production, Transformation and Carbon.

Gordon joined bp in 1986 and has extensive leadership experience including Regional President for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey; Head of Safety and Operational Risk for Upstream. He also held senior positions in Canada, Alaska and the North Sea. He was also COO and CEO of Upstream.

He was chairman of the International Oil and Gas Producers Association (IOGP) for two years.

Gordon is a director and chair of the board of Azule Energy.

Gordon is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology.

Executive Vice President of Production & Operations, BP

Brian is the Chief Innovation Officer for the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, a 32- year veteran in aviation, and a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He is a persuasive speaker for diverse industries and media, sharing a narrative of how visionary leadership through innovation supports a culture of collaboration, drives successive sustainable wins, and grows strategic value throughout business life cycles and personal growth. These elements have helped position CVG on the forefront as an award-winning airport, known for its delivery of brand promises and future-forward technology that is consistently noted for its industry firsts.

Brian's leadership of the CVG Innovation program is creating a convergence of talent and technology on the airport's 7700-acre campus through a unique advanced research and innovation laboratory environment. CVG's Innovation team determines the best means to rapidly pilot test, refine, promote, and monetize enhanced product models for revenue generation to be leveraged across the aviation industry or mass marketed to industries beyond.

Chief Innovation Officer, CVG Airport

Patricia Falco Beccalli is a Founding Partner at Falco Global Partners and has an academic background in Finance and Communication. She began her career in banking and later transitioned to a career as a financial TV journalist. Her journalism career commenced at RAI 3 in Italy, and later saw her as an anchor at CNBC TV Europe for 13 years.

Patricia co-founded Falco Global Partners, an investment and operations company headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. The firm primarily specializes in Venture Capital/Private Equity and Operational Management. Additionally, she is actively involved as a business angel, providing support to young entrepreneurs through Principle AG, her Venture Capital firm, also based in Zurich.

She also holds the position of Chairwoman for a restaurant chain based in the Netherlands, Exki NL, and serves as a board member for a Swiss/German Fintech company, Sanostro AG. Patricia authored a non-fiction book, "Ricca Germania Poveri Tedeschi," published in 2014 by the University Bocconi EGEA.

A prominent speaker at international events, Patricia is renowned for her skills as a presentation coach and her ability to host meaningful conversations with inspiring individuals. Her engaging conversations are broadcast on her YouTube channel, 'On The Pulse,' and are available as a podcast through Anchor and, USA.

Moderator & Former Journalist, Principle AG

Meg Gentle is an energy expert and experienced executive from Houston, Texas. As an Executive Director of HIF Global, she is developing multi-billion dollar projects that will recycle CO2 from the atmosphere and combine it with green hydrogen to produce carbon-neutral eFuels for the transportation sector, enabling the decarbonization of existing cars, trucks, ships, airplanes.

Prior to HIF, Meg spent her career developing large scale energy infrastructure projects which pioneered the emergence of the United States as the largest supplier of natural gas to the international market and paved the way for U.S. leadership delivering cleaner energy in the fight against climate change.

Meg has served in numerous senior management positions of publicly traded companies, including President and CEO of Tellurian Inc, CFO, EVP Marketing, and SVP Strategic Planning and Finance of Cheniere Energy Inc, and Manager of Strategic Planning for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation.

She has served on the board of directors of Cheniere Energy Partners and Tellurian and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Ovintiv, a leading North American energy producer, and HIF Global, an innovative decarbonization company. Meg is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Council, a think tank devoted to shaping policy choices and strategies to create a more free, secure, and prosperous world; and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, an organization dedicated to helping citizens better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries.

An active philanthropist in her community, Meg serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Visitors of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the Governing Board of Casa de Esperanza – the “House of Hope” for children in crisis in Houston, and the White House Historical Association in Washington, D.C. She has a B.A. in international affairs and economics from James Madison University and an MBA from Rice University.

Executive Director, HIF Global

Dr. Jennifer Holmgren is CEO of LanzaTech. Under Jennifer’s guidance, LanzaTech is developing a variety
of platform chemicals and fuels, including the world’s first alternative jet fuel derived from industrial waste gases. She is also the Director and Chair of the LanzaJet Board of Directors. Prior to LanzaTech, Jennifer was VP and General Manager of the Renewable Energy and Chemicals business unit at UOP LLC, a Honeywell Company. While there, she was a key driver of their leadership in low carbon aviation biofuels.

Jennifer has authored or co-authored 50 U.S. patents and more than 30 scientific publications and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). She is on the Governing Council for the Bio Energy Research Institute in India. The institute has been set up by the DBT (Department of Biotechnology, Indian Government) and IOC (Indian Oil Corporation). She also sits on the Board of Directors of the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), the Board of Directors of Nature's Fynd, the Advisory Council for the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University, the National Academies' Board on Energy and Environmental Systems (BEES), the External Advisory Committee for the Advanced Energy Technologies Directorate (AET) at Argonne National Laboratory, the Advisory Council for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), the Halliburton Labs Advisory Board, the Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS International Advisory Council, and the Founder Advisory for The Engine, a venture capital fund built by MIT that invests in early-stage science and engineering companies.

Jennifer holds a B.Sc. degree from Harvey Mudd College, a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a MBA from the University of Chicago.

CEO, LanzaTech Global

Mark Hutchinson commenced with Fortescue Energy in July 2022 and became Global Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in August 2022, reporting directly to the Fortescue Board.

Mark’s focus as CEO is to drive growth in Fortescue Energy, Fortescue’s green hydrogen and green technology business. In 2023, the team accelerated five green hydrogen projects to Final Investment Decision, with a focus on Norway, the USA, Brazil and Australia.

Mark brings extensive business and leadership experience at a senior executive level, having held various roles at GE over a 25 year career, the two most recent as President and Chief Executive Officer China and Europe. In these roles Mark led the efforts to strengthen GE’s operations across China and Europe and developed and executed a shared growth strategy for all the GE businesses which helped to drive significant growth, year on year. He also led the integration of Alstom’s power and grid businesses into GE following its €12.35 billion acquisition.

A highly experienced international business leader with a passion for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), Mark sits on the Board of Alpha International and has previously held a Board position at World Wide Generation Limited, and Non-Executive Director roles at Bluescope Steel Limited, Mission Australia, Allianz Australia Insurance Limited and Alpha Australia.

Mark holds an honorary Doctor of Business from the University of Queensland, where he is the primary sponsor of the Ethics Chair.

CEO, Fortescue Future Industries

Mr. Lissalde has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since August 2018. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from January 2018 to July 2018. From May 2013 to December 2017, he was Vice President of the Company and President and General Manager of BorgWarner Turbo Systems LLC. Prior to joining BorgWarner, Mr. Lissalde held positions at Valeo and ZF in the areas of program management, engineering, operations, and sales in the United Kingdom, Japan, and France.

Mr. Lissalde holds a Masters of Engineering from ENSAM - Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers - Paris, and an MBA from HEC Paris. He is also a graduate of executive courses at INSEAD - Institut Européen d’Administration des Affaires, Harvard, and MIT. Mr. Lissalde has served on the board of directors of Autoliv, Inc. (NYSE: ALV) since December 2020. Previously, he served on the board of directors of CLEPA (European Automotive Suppliers’ Association), based in Brussels, Belgium.

In March 2023, Lissalde was awarded the prestigious Nessim Habif Prize, in honor of his international professional accomplishments in the automotive industry.

Mr. Lissalde brings to the Board his experience in setting and executing strategic direction; driving business performance, growth, and culture; and the integration of purchased companies around the world. He also brings expertise in those areas and intimate knowledge of the Company’s operations, its business, and industry.

Mr. Lissalde brings to the Board his experience in setting and executing strategic direction; driving business performance, growth, and culture; and the integration of purchased companies around the world. He also brings expertise in those areas and intimate knowledge of the Company’s operations, its business, and industry.

President and CEO, BorgWarner

Gerrit Marx has more than 20 years of experience in roles of increasing importance in different locations around the world and in a variety of industrial segments, with a specific in-depth focus on automotive industries. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering (“Diplom Ingenieur”) and an MBA (“Diplom Kaufmann”) from RWTH Aachen University, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Cologne University.

From 1999 to 2007, Mr Marx worked at the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company, focusing on operational improvement programmes in the automotive and aerospace industries in Europe, Brazil, and Japan.

He joined Daimler AG in 2007 to head the global controlling function for vehicle and powertrain component
projects, as well as market-entry / mergers and acquisitions for three truck brands in North America, Europe,
and Asia. This led him to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer at Daimler Trucks China in 2009 and
subsequently, President of Skoda China with Volkswagen AG, overseeing imports and joint venture business
relations in both roles.

In 2012 Mr Marx joined the European leadership team of Bain Capital as a member of their portfolio group,
driving and leading transformational change programs. This role also encompassed due diligence and merger
and acquisition activities, with specific focus on automotive and industrial assets, and also included interim roles such as Chief Executive Officer of Wittur Group, a global Tier-1 supplier to the elevator industry.

Gerrit Marx joined CNH Industrial in January 2019 as President of Commercial and Specialty Vehicles.

Since the spin-off of Iveco Group from CNH Industrial on 1st January 2022, Mr Marx has served as Chief
Executive Officer of the newly formed Company.

CEO, Iveco

Alessandra Pasini is the Co-founder & President of Zhero, a new company that develops renewable energy and green hydrogen at scale, including infrastructure and solutions to convey green electrons / molecules from optimum production location to demand centres, and long duration storage.

Alessandra is the former CEO of Storage, Chief International and Business Development Officer and Group CFO at Snam (from 2016 to 2022).

Alessandra played a key role in Snam’s repositioning and growth into an energy transition leader with an international footprint (including its storage activities) through a combination of organic and inorganic growth. Established what is today the largest Biomethane platform and the second-largest energy service company in Italy.

Alessandra led the acquisition of a 36% of De Nora from Blackstone, IPOed 1 year later at 3x value as part of a broader effort to around hydrogen started in 2018.

Prior to Snam, she was Head of Investment Banking Italy at Barclays and leading banker at Citi before.

Co-Founder & President, Zhero

Dwight H. Pullen, Jr. is a Senior Vice President and Global Leader for the Aviation Market at AECOM.  AECOM is the world’s largest and most trusted infrastructure consulting firm, recognized as the #1 Transportation firm and the #1 Airports firm by Engineering News Record (ENR). Global Aviation’s vision is to be the clear industry leader in the aviation market, uniquely positioned to capture and deliver the largest and most complex projects, globally. He focuses on strategic growth, profitability, operational excellence, growing talent and maximizing customer engagement in the aviation market globally. 

At AECOM, Dwight has been the Principal in Charge of multiple projects including “Seattle-Tacoma International Airport South Concourse Evolution” which will extend the useful life of the south concourse, “Orlando International Airport Continuing Engineering Civil Services” to improve a wide range of civil services, and “Palm Beach Airport, General Engineering Consultant Services” providing architecture, mechanical, electrical, structural, and landscaping design to the airport, as well being a senior advisor to other iconic projects like the NEOM International Airport in Saudi Arabia and design and construction of JFK Terminal 1 and Terminal 6 Airport’s expansion.

He previously led Aviation Markets in Construction for DPR Construction and Skanska USA Building.  Before that, he was Vice President and Global Director of Aviation responsible for driving Global Strategy, Growth and Profitability of the Aviation business at CH2M, that is now Jacobs. 

Dwight currently serves as the Past Board Chair for the Airports Consultants Council (ACC) and is on Board Member for the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC).  As an AEC Industry executive and thought leader, he has discovered his “Why”, advocating for Equity in Infrastructure and Airport Development.  He is a champion for Science Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education and initiatives in underserved and underrepresented communities. In 2023, he received AMAC’s Chairman’s Award for his distinguished industry leadership. 

He is a leading voice in the airport infrastructure sector, and has written several articles on airport infrastructure, minimizing impacts to operations at airports during construction and alternative project delivery at airports.  Dwight speaks at conferences around the world focused on airport infrastructure and development.

Dwight co-authored The Spider Web Philosophy that promotes the connectedness through authentic relationships.  The Spider Web Philosophy book has three key attributes: The Web (Identifying the Network, Your Authentic Relationships at Work), Self-Awareness (Personal Mastery, Understanding Purpose and Passion), and The Master Mind (Accountability and Support, Your Personal Board of Directors).

Senior Vice President Aviation, AECOM

Jorge Roberts is the CEO of Avports (formerly Pan Am World Services), America’s most experienced airport operator and manager. His global airport management and public-private partnership (P3) development and investment career spans over 15 years, including leading the $100 million projects for Manassas Airport P3 in the Greater Washington DC area and New Haven Airport P3 in Connecticut, and co-originating the $9.5 billion JFK New Terminal One P3 in NY.

Jorge is an active industry and community leader. He is currently a proud Board Member (Advisor) of ACI’s Latin American and Caribbean region, a member of the President’s Advisory Board for NY’s Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, member of A.A.A.E.’s National Leadership Committee, active participant in the Airport Minority Advisory Council’s (AMAC) CEO Economic Summit and Equity in Action Sessions, and Board Trustee of the University of Washington’s Friends of the Educational Opportunity Program.

He holds an International Airport Professional accreditation from Airports Council International (ACI) and ICAO’s airport management program (AMPAP), and two bachelor’s degrees in economics and business from the University of Washington in Seattle and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Chief Executive Officer, Avports

Dr. Samir J. Serhan is chief operating officer for Air Products. He has global responsibility for the company’s day-to-day operational business and project execution, with profit and loss (P&L) accountability for the Americas, Asia, Europe and Africa, and the Middle East and India regions. Dr. Serhan also leads the Global Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology and Equipment organization and associated equipment businesses, as well as the company’s global Sustainability and Operational Excellence functions.

Dr. Serhan joined Air Products in 2016 as executive vice president leading the Technology, Engineering, Project Execution, Procurement, Manufacturing, Construction and Start-up organizations, as well as the company’s equipment businesses. Over the following years, his role continued to expand to include responsibility for all large projects, the company’s business in the Middle East, Americas Operations, and HyCO franchises and stand-alone plants. Dr. Serhan was appointed chief operating officer in 2020, assuming full P&L responsibility for the Americas region. His role expanded in the following years to include Global Product Offerings, the India commercial organization and Kochi plant operations, Global Operational Excellence and Sustainability organizations, and the Europe and Africa and Asia businesses.

Prior to joining Air Products, Dr. Serhan was employed by Praxair, Inc. as president, Global HyCO. From 2000-2014, he worked in leadership positions in the U.S. and Germany for The Linde Group, culminating in his role as managing director, Linde Engineering. Dr. Serhan began his career at Parsons Corporation, where he held various senior engineering positions.

Dr. Serhan holds a Ph.D. in engineering mechanics from Virginia Tech. He also was an adjunct professor at The Pennsylvania State University and Temple University.

Chief Operating Officer, Air Products

Lorenzo Simonelli is Chairman and CEO of Baker Hughes (NASDAQ:BKR). Baker Hughes is an energy technology company that combines innovation, expertise and scale to provide solutions for energy and industrial customers worldwide.

Simonelli was named Chairman of the Board in October 2017 and has been President and CEO since the Company’s creation in 2017, where he oversaw the successful merger of GE Oil & Gas with Baker Hughes Inc. Since 2013, he served as President and CEO of GE Oil & Gas.

Previously, Simonelli served as President and CEO of GE Transportation, a global transportation leader in the rail, mining, marine and energy storage industries. During his five-year tenure, he expanded and diversified GE Transportation by focusing on advanced technology manufacturing, intelligent control systems, and a diverse approach to new propulsion solutions.

He has also served as CFO Americas for GE Consumer & Industrial, as well as General Manager, Product Management for GE Appliances, Lighting, Electrical Distribution and Motors.

Simonelli joined GE’s Financial Management Program in 1994, where he worked on assignments in GE International, GE Shared Services, GE Oil & Gas, and Consolidated Financial Insurance.

He currently serves on the Board of Iveco Group N.V. He served on the Board of, Inc. from 2020-2021 and on the Board of CNH Industrial N.V. from 2019-2021.

Originally from Tuscany, Italy, Simonelli is a Business & Economics Graduate from Cardiff University in South Wales. He is married and resides in Houston.

Chairman & CEO, Baker Hughes

Brian Solis is a world-renowned futurist, digital anthropologist, 8x best-selling author, and international keynote speaker. Brian also serves as the Head of Global Innovation at ServiceNow. He has consistently been recognized as one of the world's leading thinkers in innovation, business transformation, and new leadership for over two decades.

Forbes has called him “one of the more creative and brilliant business minds of our time,” ZDNet said that Brian is “one of the 21st century business world’s leading thinkers,” and The Conference Board described Brian as "the futurist we all need now."

Brian travels the world to help executives and audiences embrace change, learn what’s coming next and why, and to take a leading role in shaping the future they want to see. He has a unique gift of humanizing these trends to make transformation and innovation purposeful, inspiring leaders to reimagine the future and motivate those around them.

With a loyal online audience of over 800,000 people online, his work makes him a sought-after thought-leader to leading brands, celebrities such as Oprah, Shaq ,and Ashton Kutcher, and startups around the world. 

Head of Global Innovation, ServiceNow

Mike Sommers is the 15th chief executive of the American Petroleum Institute (API), the largest trade association representing all aspects of America's natural gas and oil industry.

Since his appointment in July 2018, Sommers has overseen the strategic realignment of API’s priorities and advocacy efforts, introducing an integrated organizational structure and core API Principles. Among other initiatives, he led the organization through an unprecedented period in global energy markets, effectively positioned the industry through political transitions in Washington and in state capitols across the country, increased utilization and visibility of API standards and safety programs, and led the adoption of the industry’s solutions-oriented efforts to address the risks of climate change.

Sommers is a regular contributor and thought leader on major cable news networks. In 2021, Fortune Magazine listed Sommers among its 50 World’s Greatest Leaders.

Previously, Sommers headed the American Investment Council, representing the nation's leading private equity and growth capital firms and other business partners.

Throughout his career, Sommers has held critical leadership roles in the U.S. House of Representatives and at the White House, including as Chief of Staff for Speaker of the House John A. Boehner and Special Assistant to President George W. Bush at the National Economic Council.

Sommers is a native of Naperville, Ill., and a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is married to Jill Sommers, a former Commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). They have three children in college and live in Alexandria, Virginia.

President & CEO, American Petroleum Institute

Effective September 1st, 2021, Nicolas Terraz was appointed President Exploration and Production and member of the Executive Committee of TotalEnergies.

Nicolas Terraz started his career in the French Ministries of Industry (1994-1997) and Public Works and Transportation (1997-2001) and joined TotalEnergies in 2001.

After holding positions in France and in Qatar, Nicolas Terraz served as Managing Director of Total E&P Myanmar (2008-2011), Managing Director of Total E&P France (2011-2014), Vice President New Ventures for Exploration and Production (2014-2015) and Managing Director of Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria (2015-2019).

In 2019, Nicolas Terraz was appointed Senior Vice President Africa and a member of the management committee of the Exploration & Production segment of TotalEnergies.

Born in 1969, Nicolas Terraz is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and earned a Master of Science in Technology and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

President of Exploration & Production, TotalEnergies