Pierre has over 24 years of operational and management experience of which over 17 years has been spent working in sub Saharan Africa, both East and West.

Pierre had a pivotal role in the Songo Songo gas development and power generation project in Tanzania and successfully managed the development of the Orca Exploration upstream and downstream natural gas business through successive roles as General Manager, Vice President Operations and subsequently Vice President Infrastructure.

More recently Pierre was the West Africa Director for African Petroleum, involved in Liberia, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire before serving as a consultant for a number of oil and gas start-ups and medium cap companies in Africa.

Earlier in his career, Pierre held international management and operational roles with Single Buoy Moorings in Italy, Perenco in the US, Gabon and Paris, and Total in Argentina.

He holds a Master of Science in Chemistry from the Institut Polytechnique de Toulouse (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs en Arts Chimiques et Technologiques) and a MSc of Management from the Aix-en-Provence Business School in France (Institut d’Administration des Entreprises).

Pierre is a panellist at the fourth Africa Investment Exchange: Gas meeting at RSA House, London on 11-12 April.