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Guido Michelotti


Guido Michelotti

Mr. Michelotti has over 40 years of international experience in the oil & gas industry and a unique first-hand knowledge of nearly all segments of the upstream business, from negotiation of petroleum contracts to exploration, development, joint venture governance and asset management

A reservoir engineer by education, he spent most of his professional career with Eni where he grew through the ranks and held a number of positions at a senior executive level, managing multi-billion-dollar assets and overseeing major capital projects, world-wide exploration, research and technology innovation. He has worked and lived in many countries across four continents.

Since leaving Eni in 2013, Mr. Michelotti served in a variety of roles including COO of a Luxembourg-based investment fund, CEO of Cadogan Petroleum Plc, an independent, UK listed oil company, Non-Executive Director of Proger Spa, an international, Rome-based engineering and project management contractor, and advisor to the energy practice of the Boston Consulting Group. He is currently a non-executive director of Heritage Oil Limited, after serving as its Executive Chairman for one and half years.

Mr. Michelotti is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, a former Director of its Swiss section and a former member of its Industry Advisory Council; he is also a member of the Geneva Energy Forum. He holds a Degree in Mining/Petroleum Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Turin.