Director and CEO Black Sea Oil & Gas SRL
Vice Chairman, Romanian Black Sea Titleholders Association (RBSTA)
During the past 30 years, Mark has held increasingly senior operational leadership and managerial positions internationally in companies both public and private including Director General of Midia Resources SRL, the Romanian subsidiary of Sterling Resources Ltd., President of Carthage Energy and its subsidiary Carthage Hydro, Vice-President of Petrokazakhstan, COO of Western Facilities, and President and Founder of Croft Offshore Oil Ltd.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario and a Master of Business Administration degree from the London Business School in the UK.
Director and CFO Black Sea Oil & Gas SRL
Serge has over 20 years international experience as Finance Controller. He joined Danone in 1995 with assignments to Mexico, Spain, Portugal, and France. Leaving Danone in 2002, Serge occupied CFO position for Saipem Angolan subsidiaries before moving to Egypt in 2005. Serge joined Perenco late 2007 in London, where he supervised African and South American Country Financial Managers. After a short period in Gabon, he was transferred to Perenco Cameroon in 2011 and later on promoted to CEO position in Perenco Turkey.
Serge is graduated in Business and Administration from the University of Strasburg in France (IECS).
COO Black Sea Oil & Gas SRL
Ludovic has 14 years international experience in O&G Field Development Projects and Operations. He began his carreer in Saipem in 2002 as Field Engineer on board Heavy Offshore vessels with several assignments in West Africa (Nigeria, Congo, Angola) & Black Sea (Blue Stream). Leaving Saipem in 2005, Ludovic joined Perenco as a production engineer in Gabon before coming back to Project Managers position in Tunisia then in Gabon. Ludovic joined TOTAL E&P Branch late 2010 in Yemen then Russia on senior project positions on large-scale LNG projects. In 2014, Ludovic was transferred to TOTAL Austral in Argentina as Project Director.
Ludovic is graduated in Mechnical Engineering from Ecole Centrale Paris (ECP) in France.
Subsurface Director Black Sea Oil & Gas SRL
David has over 18 years upstream oil and gas experience. He joined TOTAL in 1996 with assignments to Abu Dhabi, Sincor (JV) in Venezuela and TOTAL Upstream Research Centre (France). Leaving TOTAL in 2004, David joined Brunei Shell to work on one of the major field developments of the East Asset. After a brief period of consulting with Gaffney, Cline and Associates in Singapore, he relocated to Gabon, West Africa and took a Planning and Subsurface Management role for Perenco. David was transferred to Perenco UK in 2011 and was Subsurface Manager for the onshore and offshore assets (SNS).
David holds a first class honours Master of Science degree in Geology from the University of Caen in France, and an Engineering Degree in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics from the French Petroleum Institute.
HSE Manager Black Sea Oil & Gas SRL
Cristian joined Black Sea Oil & Gas in May 2016 as HSE Manager. In this capacity, Cristian is responsible for coordinating the company’s health, safety and environmental functions.
Cristian has more than 25 years of HSE experience in the offshore oil & gas sector. He started his career with Petromar Constanta and reached the position of Production Platforms Maintenance Chief Engineer. In 2005, he held various HSE positions with OMV Petrom before moving to OMV Tunisia in 2011 as Senior HSE Manager for Non-Operated Joint Ventures (Serept and TPS). In 2013 he rejoined OMV Petrom to manage the HSE & Risk activities for Neptun Block Deepwater Development, from where he moved to Diamond Offshore Drilling International Romanian Team, the drilling contractor of ExxonMobil for Neptun Deepwater Drilling in early 2014.
Cristian is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Iasi Gh. Asachi Polytechnical University, Romania, holds a Master’s Degree in OH&S Risk Assessment and Management and a NEBOSH IGC and OGC Certification.
Project Manager Black Sea Oil & Gas SRL
Twenty nine years of experience in oil & gas industry, both in upstream and downstream sector, production as well as engineering activities. Employed with known Romanian companies like Petrotel Lukoil refinery and Petrostar and also with offshore ones like Worley Parsons Kuwait, BOTAS and BIL Turkey. Twelve years in various management positions related to engineering and six years in process equipment and piping fabrication.
Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering with the Oil & Gas Institute from Ploiesti and a Management Certificate from the Romanian Management Institute.
Human Resources & Administrative Manager Black Sea Oil & Gas SRL
With 10 years’ experience in the up-stream oil and gas sector, Anca was instrumental in providing managerial support to the company, developing the administrative aspects of the business, implementing efficient office processes and procedures, planning of human resources, recruitment, training programs, assessments and internal communications, managing to create a work environment conducive to the professional development of the employees, project planning and contract negotiations.
Anca holds, besides a Bachelor Degree in Laws, a Master degree in Business Corporate Communication and HR, from the University of Bucharest.