Board & Governance

EMOV aspires to a high standard of compliance and corporate governance to meet the expectations of stakeholders in our industry and to comply with best practice and all regulatory requirements in the markets it operates in.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the integrity of EMOV's activities and provides active support to the management team based on its extensive industry expertise.

The Board models its corporate governance framework on the standards reflected in the UK Corporate Governance Code, and the Code’s main principles are incorporated into the company’s Articles of Association.

Professional Experience

2013 – 2016 CEO of Nobel Upstream

1999 – 2012 BP (corporate, upstream and downstream positions in North America, Europe and Russia)

1997 – 1998 JV Chernogorskoye (Deputy General Director, Chairman of the Board)

1993 – 1996 Anderman International (Head of Russia representation)



1999 - Stanford University – M.S. Business Administration

1990 - Indiana University – B.A. in Comparative Literature (honours), B.A. in Russia Studies

1989 – Moscow Energy Institute – Russian language certificate



Professional Experience

2010 - 2020 Independent Oil Companies Consultant (Pacific Rubiales, Nobel Upstream)

1987 - 2009 BP Corporate Manager of Financial Risks, Project Finance and Commercial Management Exploration

1972 - 1984 Public appointments in Colombia (Ministry of Finance, City of Bogota)



1985 - MSc / MBA Imperial College London

1976 - Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics at Delft University of Technology

1972 - BSc Engineering Universidad de los Andes, Bogota


Professional Experience

2000 – 2018 Manager of International Business Development for ConocoPhillips

1998 – 2000 Director of Strategy and Portfolio Management for ConocoPhillips

1994 - 1998 Manager Russia Business Development and Crude Oil Marketing ConocoPhillips

1988 – 1994 International Negotiator for ConocoPhillips

1980 – 1988 Land Manager for ConocoPhillips



1989 – Executive MBA Cornell University

1980 – BA in Petroleum Management at University of Oklahoma


Professional Experience

2007 – present Managing Director, J.C. Flowers & Co. Europe

2003 – 2007 Head of Private Equity, Dresdner Bank

1989 – 2002 Various finance roles (London, Tokyo, Mexico, Hong Kong)



1999 - M.S. Management, Stanford University

1988 - B.Sc. (Honors) in Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham