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
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP    
1111 Louisiana Street, 44th Floor, Houston, TX 77002-5200

Mr. Graham Cooper photo

Mr. Graham Cooper
Commercial Director
Zennor Petroleum    
Hays House, Millmead, Guildford, Surrey GU2 4HJ, United Kingdom

Ms. Lauren Wilder photo

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

Mr. Egon E van der Hoeven photo

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

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

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

Mr. William H. Burkett photo

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

Ms. Marleen M. Bergman photo

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

Mrs. Guly Sabahi photo

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

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

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

Mr. Jasper Mason photo

Mr. Jasper Mason
Baker & Hostetler LLP    
811 Main St, Suite 1100, Houston, TX 77002

Mr. Joey W Wesley photo

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

Mr. David Davies photo

Mr. David Davies
(Immediate Past President)
VP Business Development
Sterling Resources    
33 The Ridings, Cobham KT11 2PU, United Kingdom

Ms. Lyrna Lumajin Esmeralda-Hewitt photo

Ms. Lyrna Lumajin Esmeralda-Hewitt
(Regional Chapter Director: Asia)
Principal Petroleum Economist, Commercial Services
LR Senergy    
Lloyd's Register Asia, 1 Fusionopolis Place, Galaxis, Suite #09-11, Singapore 138522, Singapore

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

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

Mr. Jonathan Hines photo

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

Mr. J Christopher Smith photo

Mr. J Christopher Smith
(Regional Chapter Director: Europe-Africa)
General Counsel
L1 Energy    
Devonshire House, One Mayfair Place, London W1J 8AJ, United Kingdom

Mrs. Diana Sanclemente photo

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

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

Mr. Jean-Philippe Alary photo

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

Mr. Elvis Angyiembe photo

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

Mr. James Edward Balmer Atkin photo

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

Mr. Paul Steven Barnes photo

Mr. Paul Steven Barnes
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
Associate General Counsel
Hess Corporation    
1501 McKinney, Houston, TX 77010

Mr. Cesar Fernandez Gomez photo

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

Dr. Gonzalo Ignacio Gonzalez Galarza photo

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

Mr. Sean Korney photo

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

Mr. Torgeir Loland photo

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

Mr. Andrew Melsheimer photo

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

Mr William Montjoy photo

Mr William Montjoy
Saudi Aramco    
PO Box 9169, Dhahran 31311, Saudi Arabia

Mr. J. Scott Porter photo

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

Mr. Tom Schmid Jr. photo

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

Mr. Ricardo Alves Silva photo

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

Mr. Ken Takagi photo

Mr. Ken Takagi
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

Mr. Roy Wallace photo

Mr. Roy Wallace
Kosmos Energy     
1354 Claire Ln, Allen, TX 75013

Mr. Paul R. Wills photo

Mr. Paul R. Wills
Exxon Mobil Corporation    
22777 Springwoods Village Parkway, Suite E2.3A.338, Spring, TX 77389

Mr. Carlos de Maria y Campos photo

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