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 2017 - 2018 Board of Directors.

Members Only Roster (with additional contact data)

Mr. Steven Patrick Otillar photo

Mr. Steven Patrick Otillar
(President)
Partner
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP    
1111 Louisiana Street, 44th Floor, Houston, TX 77002-5200
Biography


Mr. Graham Cooper photo

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


Ms. Lauren Wilder photo

Ms. Lauren Wilder
(VP - Communication)
Business Development Manager, North America
Repsol    
2455 Technology Forest Boulevard , The Woodlands, TX 77381
Biography


Mr. Egon E van der Hoeven photo

Mr. Egon E van der Hoeven
(VP - Conferences)
Global Insights Manager
ExxonMobil Exploration Company    
22777 Springwoods Village Parkway, Suite N4.5B.335, Spring, TX 77389
Biography


Mr. James Frederick English photo

Mr. James Frederick English
(VP - Corporate Affairs)
Sr. International Negotiator
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation    
1201 Lake Robbins Dr., The Woodlands, TX 77380
Biography


Prof. Owen L. Anderson photo

Prof. Owen L. Anderson
(VP - Education)
Professor and Distinguished Oil and Gas Scholar
The University of Texas School of Law    
209 Hills of Texas Trail, Georgetown, TX 78633
Biography


Mr. William H. Burkett photo

Mr. William H. Burkett
(VP - External Affairs)
BD Manager
ConocoPhillips    
600 N. Dairy Ashford, Suite DU2056, Houston, TX 77079
Biography


Ms. Marleen M. Bergman photo

Ms. Marleen M. Bergman
(VP - Membership)
Principal Negotiator
BHP Billiton    
1500 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, TX 77056
Biography


Mrs. Guly Sabahi photo

Mrs. Guly Sabahi
(VP - Model Contracts)
International General Counsel
Independent Legal Advisor     
3237 Ellicott St NW , Washington, DC 20008
Biography


Mr. Nathanial Scott photo

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


Mr. Bill Cline photo

Mr. Bill Cline
(VP - Regions)
Senior Advisor
Gaffney, Cline & Associates, Inc.    
5555 San Felipe, Suite 550, Houston, TX 77056
Biography


Mr. Jasper Mason photo

Mr. Jasper Mason
(Secretary)
Counsel
Baker & Hostetler LLP    
811 Main St, Suite 1100, Houston, TX 77002
Biography


Mr. Joey W Wesley photo

Mr. Joey W Wesley
(Treasurer)
International and GOM Offshore Negotiations
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2443 Lake Village Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339
Biography


Mr. David Davies photo

Mr. David Davies
(Immediate Past President)
Director
Sterling Resources    
Surrey, United Kingdom
Biography


Ms. Lyrna Lumajin Esmeralda-Hewitt photo

Ms. Lyrna Lumajin Esmeralda-Hewitt
(Regional Chapter Director: Asia)
AC Energy    

Biography


Mr. Sean Rush LLM photo

Mr. Sean Rush LLM
(Regional Chapter Director: Australia-Pacific)
Barrister (NZ), Solicitor (UK)
Spindletop Law Limited    
L5 / 24 Johnston St, Suite 7, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Biography


Mr. Chad William Roth photo

Mr. Chad William Roth
(Regional Chapter Director: Canada)
Legal Counsel
Progress Energy    
1200, 205 Fifth Ave. SW, Calgary T2P 2V7, Canada
Biography


Mr. Jonathan Hines photo

Mr. Jonathan Hines
(Regional Chapter Director: CIS-FSU)
Partner
Morgan Lewis & Bockius    
Legend Business Center, Tsvetnoy Boulevard 2, Moscow 127051, Russian Federation
Biography


Mr. J Christopher Smith photo

Mr. J Christopher Smith
(Regional Chapter Director: Europe-Africa)
Managing Director & General Counsel
DEA Global Limited    

Biography


Mrs. Diana Sanclemente photo

Mrs. Diana Sanclemente
(Regional Chapter Director: Latin America)
Partner
Sanclemente Fernandez Abogados S.A.    
Carrera 9 No.69-70, Bogota 0210, Colombia
Biography


Mr. Victor P Leginsky photo

Mr. Victor P Leginsky
(Regional Chapter Director: Middle East)
Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
Arbitralis ADR FZ LLE    
Villa A05 Arenco Villas, Dubai DUBAI, United Arab Emirates


Ms. Deborah Marie Wagner Esq. photo

Ms. Deborah Marie Wagner Esq.
(Regional Chapter Director: United States)
Attorney at Law and Solicitor
The Law Office of Marie Wagner    
5914 Heather Blossom, Suite 2900, Kingwood, TX 77345
Biography


Mr. Jean-Philippe Alary photo

Mr. Jean-Philippe Alary
(Director)
Business Development Manager
ENGIE E&P International    
Place Samuel de Champlain, Paris-La Defense 92100, France
Biography


Mr. Elvis Angyiembe photo

Mr. Elvis Angyiembe
(Director)
Regional Compliance Counsel, Middle East, Asia and Africa
Panasonic Avionics Corporation    
Dubai Airport Freezone, Panasonic Aviation, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Biography


Mr. James Edward Balmer Atkin photo

Mr. James Edward Balmer Atkin
(Director)
Partner
Vinson & Elkins LLP    
Marunouchi Kitaguchi Bldg. 27F, 1-6-5 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan
Biography


Mr. Paul Steven Barnes photo

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


Ms. Gabriela Boersner photo

Ms. Gabriela Boersner
(Director)
Associate General Counsel
Hess Corporation    
1501 McKinney, Houston, TX 77010
Biography


Mr. Cesar Fernandez Gomez photo

Mr. Cesar Fernandez Gomez
(Director)
Subdirector Juridico de Proyectos y Negocios
PEMEX    
Avenida Marina Nacional, Suite 329, Mexico City 11311, Mexico
Biography


Dr. Gonzalo Ignacio Gonzalez Galarza photo

Dr. Gonzalo Ignacio Gonzalez Galarza
(Director)
Presidente
Gonzalez, Penaherrera & Asociados, Abogados    
Av. 12 de Octubre N26-97 y Lincoln, Edifc. Torre 1492, Piso 10, Of. 1005, Quito, Ecuador
Biography


Mr. Sean Korney photo

Mr. Sean Korney
(Director)
Partner
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP    
Suite 2400, 525-8th Ave SW , Calgary T2P 1G1 , Canada
Biography


Mr. Torgeir Loland photo

Mr. Torgeir Loland
(Director)
Vice President Commercial, Negotiation & Access, Exploration Strategy & Business Development
Statoil ASA    
Svanholmen 8, Stavanger 4035, Norway
Biography


Mr. Andrew Melsheimer photo

Mr. Andrew Melsheimer
(Director)
Partner
Thompson & Knight LLP    
One Arts Plaza, 1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500, Dallas, TX 75201
Biography


Mr William Montjoy photo

Mr William Montjoy
(Director)
Counsel
Saudi Aramco    
PO Box 9169, Dhahran 31311, Saudi Arabia


Mr. J. Scott Porter photo

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


Mr. Tom Schmid Jr. photo

Mr. Tom Schmid Jr.
(Director)
Global Commercial Consultant
Chevron International Expl & Prod Co.    
1400 Smith, Suite 26035, Houston, TX 77002
Biography


Mr. Ricardo Alves Silva photo

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


Mr. Ken Takagi photo

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


Mr. Roy Wallace photo

Mr. Roy Wallace
(Director)
Kosmos Energy Ltd    
1354 Claire Ln, Allen, TX 75013
Biography


Mr. Paul R. Wills photo

Mr. Paul R. Wills
(Director)
Counsel
ExxonMobil Corporation    
22777 Springwoods Village Parkway, Suite E2.3A.338, Spring, TX 77389
Biography


Mr. Carlos de Maria y Campos photo

Mr. Carlos de Maria y Campos
(Director)
Partner
Galicia Abogados, S.C.    
Blvd. Manuel Avila Camacho No. 24, piso 7, Lomas de Chapultepec, Mexico City 11000, Mexico
Biography