Adriano Mongini has been Executive Vice President for the East Africa Region at ENI since September 2019. From October 2017 to September 2019 he was in charge of the Upstream Procurement Services & Industrial Analysis. In December 2012, he became Senior Vice President of the North Africa and Middle East region and then in 2014 Executive Vice President for North Africa. In 2016 he was also appointed General Manager of IEOC again. After a period as General Manager of Eni Iran B.V., in January 2009, he was appointed Managing Director of IEOC, the eni company in Egypt, where he was in charge of all the Eni activities in the country.
Member of TOTAL S.A.’s Executive Committee since October 1, 2014.
A graduate of the École Centrale de Lyon, Arnaud Breuillac joined Total in 1982. He occupied various positions in Exploration & Production, in France, Abu Dhabi, the United Kingdom, Indonesia and Angola, and in Refining management in France.
Between 2004 and 2006, he was the Iran director in the Middle East division. In December 2006, he became member of the Group Performance Management Committee of the Exploration & Production segment, as the director of the Continental Europe and Central Asia area. In July 2010, he became the Middle East director in the Exploration & Production segment and joined the Management Committee in January 2011. On January 1, 2014, Arnaud Breuillac was appointed President of Total’s Exploration & Production segment, and he has been a member of the Group’s Executive Committee since October 1, 2014.
Matthew T. Russell is currently Executive Vice President, LNG – responsible for Siemens global LNG portfolio inclusive of project execution, business development, strategy, finance, and commercial. Prior to this role, Russell served as Vice President – Gas to Power where he was responsible for the strategy, business development, and captive finance aspects of the LNG portfolio. Mr. Russell joined Siemens in 2017 following a 10 year career at KBR.
Upon his departure from KBR, Mr. Russell was leading business development for KBR’s LNG Business, responsible for new business acquisition and commercial activities associated with KBR’s LNG business. He assumed this position in May 2015 after returning from London where he served as KBR’s Head of business development for the Europe, Africa, and Middle East Downstream Market.
Samir holds a Bcom (honors) degree in Business Administration and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Cape Town.
Samir has been with Sasol since 2011, with major roles in Business Development, Strategic Planning and Upstream Oil and Gas Asset Management, which includes management of the PSA license in Southern Mozambique, focusing on redeveloping the business and commercial constructs through establishing viable monetisation options for the gas, oil and LPG to be produced from the license. Prior to joining Sasol, Samir worked as a Management Consultant in Mozambique and South Africa, working in a number of advisory projects in Petrochemicals, Telecommunications, Insurance Services, Public and International aid institutions (World Bank, NGO’s).
In April 2019, Sasol established its Alternative Gas Supply Programme. The specific focus of the programme is to ensure that the supply of natural gas is sustained and grown for the Southern African gas market Samir is one of the Vice Presidents in the Programme, and his focus is on Stakeholder and Regulatory Affairs Management, leveraging on his experience in Mozambique and South Africa.
Uwem Ukpong is Chief Global Operations Officer of Baker Hughes. Ukpong is an industry veteran with oil industry experience spanning
four continents and previous technical experience as a petrophysicist and reservoir engineer.
Formerly the Vice President of Baker Hughes Integration at GE Oil & Gas, Uwem has led integration planning and previously oversaw all
product lines, systems, and global operations of the GE Oil & Gas Surface business unit.
Ukpong started his career in Nigeria as a petrophysicist with Schlumberger in 1993, where he held several executive roles
including Human Resources Director for Schlumberger Corporate; Vice President and Regional Manager of Software Integrated
Solutions in Latin America; and General Manager of Schlumberger Oilfield Services in Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Ivory Coast and
He earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science and a master’s degree in petroleum engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.