Board of Directors

The AIPN Board of Directors are selected by committee. Terms are yearly and run from the International Petroleum Summit to the following year's annual summit. Meet your 2019 - 2020 Board of Directors.

Members Only Roster (with additional contact data)

Mr. Bill Cline photo

Mr. Bill Cline
(President)
Senior Advisor
Gaffney, Cline & Associates (GCA)    
5555 San Felipe, Suite 550, Houston, TX 77056
Biography


Mr. Costa Fotopoulos photo

Mr. Costa Fotopoulos
(President-Elect)
Director, Commercial Development
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation     
1201 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380
Biography


Mr. Nathanial Scott photo

Mr. Nathanial Scott
(VP - Communication)
Manager, International Business Development
Noble Energy, Inc.    
1001 Noble Energy Way, Houston, TX 77070
Biography


Mr. Michael J. Beirne photo

Mr. Michael J. Beirne
(VP - Conferences)
Commercial Manager
Hess Corporation    
1501 McKinney Street, Houston, TX 77010
Biography


Mr. Roy Wallace photo

Mr. Roy Wallace
(VP - Corporate Affairs)
Commercial Advisor
Cairn Energy PLC     
50 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9BY, United Kingdom
Biography


Prof. Monika U. Ehrman photo

Prof. Monika U. Ehrman
(VP - Education)
Associate Professor of Law
The University of Oklahoma College of Law    
300 Timberdell Road, Norman, OK 73019
Biography


Mr. Jean-Philippe Alary photo

Mr. Jean-Philippe Alary
(VP - External Affairs)
Business Development Manager
ENGIE SA     
Place Samuel de Champlain, Paris-La Defense 92100, France
Biography


Mr. Ricardo Alves Silva photo

Mr. Ricardo Alves Silva
(VP - Membership)
Partner
Miranda Law Firm    
Av. Eng Duarte Pacheco, 7, Lisbon 1070-100, Portugal
Biography


Mrs. Guly Sabahi photo

Mrs. Guly Sabahi
(VP - Model Contracts)
President and Managing Attorney
GBS Law+ PLLC    
3237 Ellicott St NW , Washington, DC 20008
Biography


Mr. J. Scott Porter photo

Mr. J. Scott Porter
(VP - Planning)
Head of Deal Delivery - Americas
Shell Exploration & Production Company    
150 North Dairy Ashford, Houston, TX 77079
Biography


Mrs. Diana Sanclemente photo

Mrs. Diana Sanclemente
(VP - Regions)
Partner
Sanclemente Fernandez Abogados S.A.    
Carrera 9 No.69-70, Bogota 0210, Colombia
Biography


Mr. Anthony G. Cioni photo

Mr. Anthony G. Cioni
(Secretary)
Partner
Cito Energy Law    
Cito Energy Law LLP, 501, 304 - 8th Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1C2, Canada
Biography


Ms. Lauren Wilder photo

Ms. Lauren Wilder
(Treasurer)
Head of Business Development, Americas Region
Repsol    
2455 Technology Forest Boulevard , The Woodlands, TX 77381
Biography


Mr. Graham Cooper photo

Mr. Graham Cooper
(Immediate Past President)
Commercial Director
Zennor Petroleum    
Hays House, Millmead, Guildford, Surrey GU2 4HJ, United Kingdom
Biography


Mr. Fernando Gil photo

Mr. Fernando Gil
(Regional Chapter Director: Africa)
Commercial Manager
Angola LNG Limited    
Olympus Building, Via S10, S/N, Talatona, Belas, Luanda, Angola
Biography


Mr. David Haverkamp photo

Mr. David Haverkamp
(Regional Chapter Director: Asia)
Business Development Manager
PTTEP     
Level 28, Tower 2, PETRONAS Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur 50088, Malaysia
Biography


Mrs. Angela S Aroozoo photo

Mrs. Angela S Aroozoo
(Regional Chapter Director: Australia-Pacific)
Independent
PO Box 520, Ashburton, VIC 3147, Australia
Biography


Ms. Amanda Field photo

Ms. Amanda Field
(Regional Chapter Director: Canada)
Legal Counsel
Equinor Canada Ltd.    
308 - 4 Avenue SW, Suite 3600, Calgary T2P 0H7, Canada
Biography


Mrs. Alexandra Rotar photo

Mrs. Alexandra Rotar
(Regional Chapter Director: CIS-FSU)
Associate
Morgan Lewis    
Tsvetnoy Bulvar, 2, Moscow 127051, Russian Federation
Biography


Mr. J Christopher Smith photo

Mr. J Christopher Smith
(Regional Chapter Director: Europe)
Advisory Board Member
GPW     
39 Riffel Road, London NW2 4PB, United Kingdom
Biography


Mr. Cesar Fernandez Gomez photo

Mr. Cesar Fernandez Gomez
(Regional Chapter Director: Latin America)
International Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright US MX, S.C.    
Paseo de la Reforma 115, Piso 24, Lomas de Chapultepec V Seccion, Mexico City 11000, Mexico
Biography


Ms. Kelly Elizabeth Ripley photo

Ms. Kelly Elizabeth Ripley
(Regional Chapter Director: MENA)
Asset Commercial Lead - Shell Iraq
Shell Exploration and Production Company    
312th Road, Dubai Convention Tower, 9th Floor, World Trade Center, Dubai, Dubai 0, United Arab Emirates


Mrs. Yuliya Dvorak Marcer photo

Mrs. Yuliya Dvorak Marcer
(Regional Chapter Director: United States)
Senior Counsel
BP America Inc.    
501 Westlake Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77079
Biography


Mr. Abdulmohsin D. Al-Zuhair photo

Mr. Abdulmohsin D. Al-Zuhair
(Director)
Counsel
Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco)    
P.O. Box 5000, Dhahran 31311, Saudi Arabia
Biography


Mr. Patrick C Appel photo

Mr. Patrick C Appel
(Director)
Senior Counsel
Chevron Global Upstream and Gas    
1400 Smith Street, Suite 48040, Houston, TX 77002
Biography


Mr. Paul Steven Barnes photo

Mr. Paul Steven Barnes
(Director)
Senior Negotiator, International Business Development
BP plc    
Building F, BP plc, Chertsey Road, Sunbury on Thames TW16 7LN, United Kingdom
Biography


Mr. David Bate photo

Mr. David Bate
(Director)
General Counsel
Schlumberger Production Management    
62 Buckingham Gate, Victoria, London SW1E, United Kingdom
Biography


Mr Willem Bloem photo

Mr Willem Bloem
(Director)
Principal
Bloem Consultants LLC    
306 Washington Street, Annapolis, MD 21403
Biography


Mr. Seger W.A. Hoytink photo

Mr. Seger W.A. Hoytink
(Director)
SVP - International Upstream Legal
Eni S.p.A.    
Via Emilia 1, San Donato Milanese, Lombardia 20097, Italy
Biography


Mr. Darren Craig Jones photo

Mr. Darren Craig Jones
(Director)
President and Chief Executive Officer, TEPNVI
TOTAL    
1201 Louisiana St, Suite 1800, Houston, TX 77002
Biography


Mr. Rekouche Khaled photo

Mr. Rekouche Khaled
(Director)
Corporate Legal Manager
Sonatrach    
Djenane El Malik, Hydra 16035, Algeria
Biography


Mrs. Cathy Konwisarz photo

Mrs. Cathy Konwisarz
(Director)
Assistant General Counsel - Conventional, A&D and US Ops
Marathon Oil Company    
5555 San Felipe St., Suite 2500, Houston, TX 77056
Biography


Mr. Vlad Morakhovsky photo

Mr. Vlad Morakhovsky
(Director)
Business Developer
ConocoPhillips    
600 North Dairy Ashford, Houston, TX 77079
Biography


Mr. Alan O'Brien photo

Mr. Alan O'Brien
(Director)
Chief Legal Officer
CNOOC International    
97 Oxford Road, Uxbridge, London UB8 1LU, United Kingdom
Biography


Mr. Christopher Fulk Richardson photo

Mr. Christopher Fulk Richardson
(Director)
Partner
White & Case LLP    
1200 Smith Street, Suite 2300, Houston, TX 77002
Biography


Mr. Gabriel Salinas photo

Mr. Gabriel Salinas
(Director)
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Avant Energy    
3 Riverway, Suite 650, Houston, TX 77005
Biography


Mr. Christopher Burk Strong photo

Mr. Christopher Burk Strong
(Director)
Partner
Vinson & Elkins LLP     
20 Fenchurch Street, 24th Floor, London EC3M 3BY, United Kingdom
Biography


Mr. Ken Takagi photo

Mr. Ken Takagi
(Director)
Assistant General Manager, Human Resources Division
Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd. ("MOECO")     
Hibiya Central Bldg. 12FL., 1-2-9 Nishi Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0003, Japan
Biography


Mr. Paul R. Wills photo

Mr. Paul R. Wills
(Director)
Senior Counsel
ExxonMobil Corporation    
22777 Springwoods Village Parkway, Spring, TX 77389
Biography


Mr. Weihua Zhang photo

Mr. Weihua Zhang
(Director)
Vice President & General Counsel
United Energy Group Limited    
No. 6 Villa, Fu Cheng Garden, No. 89 East Road, The 4th Ring,, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
Biography