Chief Technical Officer
Great Lakes Africa Energy
Frederic Briens is an oil and gas industry expert with over 30 years’ experience in exploration, extraction and asset management at CEO, COO and Managing Director levels. Mr Briens holds a PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and a MBA from Colorado State University and has published a number of academic articles focusing on field rehabilitation and reservoir management. His work has led him to oil and gas hubs globally, such as Peru, Venezuela, West Africa, Texas, the Middle East, and currently East Africa.
Mr Briens is currently at Janus Continental Group, where he is Chief Technical Officer. He is responsible for all the technical functions for the Group, including power generation, infrastructure construction, operations and project control. Mr Briens also leads various new business initiatives with the Group.