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Board and Executive

 

Board of Directors

Non-Executive

André Goffart

André Goffart

Non-Executive Board Director (Independent) & Chairperson

Special Advisor to the President E&P

TotalEnergies

André holds a civil engineering degree from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and has spent 38 years within TotalEnergies E&P Branch, including 20 years in various international postings. After having spent the initial third of his career in Drilling and Wells operations, he has fulfilled a number of different management positions. This has included the position of Director of Angola Block 17; one of the major deepwater assets of the industry. For the last five years, he was the Senior Vice President for Development and Support to Operations and a member of TotalEnergies E&P Board of Directors. Over the same period, he was also President of TotalEnergies Well Response. Since the beginning of 2020, he has been Special Advisor to the President E&P.

Angela Barrow

Angela Barrow

Non-Executive Board Director (Independent)

Global Enterprise Manager CBCP, MBCI, CBRM

Chevron Services Company

Angela has 20+ years of experience in Crisis Management, Emergency Management, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, IT, and Cybersecurity. She oversees Chevron's Emergency Management Program, providing enterprise support globally. Angela serves on Chevron's World-wide Emergency Response Team and on the Board of Directors for the Marine Preservation Association. She's a member of the American Petroleum Institute-Spill Advisory Group and the International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association-Oil Spill Response.

Angela holds a degree in Occupational Safety & Health from Columbia Southern University. She's an industry expert with Technical Certifications in Business Continuity and Resilience from institutions like Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Previously, she founded MiraTrac, Inc., a software and consulting company specialising in Crisis Management and Business Continuity, serving clients internationally.

 

Zoe Beverley

Zoe Beverley

Non-Executive Board Director

Senior Hydrocarbon Spill Advisor

Woodside Energy Group

Zoe has two decades of experience in the oil and gas industry, specialising in hydrocarbon spill management and incident and crisis management. Her qualifications include a Graduate degree from the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety, among others. As Senior Hydrocarbon Spill Adviser at Woodside Energy Group, Zoe manages global spill preparedness and response processes. She has held various roles across Woodside, demonstrating her expertise in incident and crisis management, strategic planning, and team leadership. 

Tracy DePadova

Tracy DePadova

Non-Executive Board Director

Global Emergency Preparedness & Response Manager - Corporation’s Global Operations & Sustainability

ExxonMobil

With over three decades of leadership experience in the oil and gas and petrochemical industry, Tracy currently serves as the Global Emergency Preparedness & Response Manager at Exxon Mobil Corporation's Global Operations & Sustainability Organisation. Her role involves ensuring that all business units maintain the capabilities, tools, and processes needed to respond effectively to various threats, such as spills/releases, cyber incidents, and security events. Tracy brings her extensive experience, strategic risk management thinking, and boundless energy to the OSRL Board. Her journey has included various roles within ExxonMobil, active industry involvement, leadership training, and mechanical engineering qualifications.

Demetrius Harrell

Demetrius Harrell

Non-Executive Board Director (Independent)

General Manager HSSE Shipping and Maritime

Shell

Demetrius's background includes 16 years in the oil and gas industry, managing diverse personnel and executing deepwater well delivery operations. His career includes roles such as General Manager at Shell, where he led HSSE governance and assurance efforts and General Manager of Global Wells Performance and Planning. He also has a history of success in roles such as Wells Operations Team Lead, Business Advisor to the President of Shell Oil Company, Senior Wells Engineer & Conceptual Design Manager, and Sr. Completion & Well Intervention Engineer. Demetrius possess a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, certifications in Wells Distance Learning, and expertise in HSSE Critical Leadership and Deep Water Wells Technical Assurance Authority.

Graham Henley

Graham Henley

Non-Executive Board Director (Independent)

Chief Executive Officer

International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP)

Until 1st July this year, Graham was SVP of Projects and Engineering Capability at Shell, completing an international career that took him to the deserts of Oman, frozen seas off Sakhalin, and the tropical heat of Nigeria, Malaysia, and Brunei. Graham has spent the last ten years in headquarters roles, initially as Vice President of Conventional Oil & Gas Projects, responsible for Shell’s Upstream projects outside the Americas, and thereafter in his final role leading the company’s global engineering and projects functions, supporting oil, gas, downstream and renewables projects and operations worldwide, as well as the development of the company’s 8000 projects and engineering staff.

He has served on the IOGP Engineering Leadership Council since 2018, completing a 4-year term as Chair in July, and has been a member of the IOGP Board since 2019. Graham is currently the CEO of IOGP.

Joelson Falcao Mendes

Joelson Falcao Mendes

Non-Executive Board Director

Chief Exploration and Production Officer

Petrobras

Joelson is a highly accomplished mechanical engineer with a Master of Business Administration in Corporate Management, with over 36 years of experience at Petrobras. He has managed various business units and played a key role in constructing deep-water platforms. From 2015 to 2021, he oversaw production in Campos Basin and Santos Basin. Then, from June 2021 to March 2023, he led Petrobras's Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) efforts, including emergency response preparedness. As of March 2023, Joelson is the Chief Exploration and Production Officer at Petrobras.

Mahmood Mirza

Mahmood Mirza

Non-Executive Board Advisor

General Manager Maintenance

NOGA Holding

Mahmood received his BSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Polytechnic of Wales in 1986 and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Bahrain in 2006.  He has more than 30 years’ experience in the Maintenance and Reliability fields and his professional experience includes working in the Power Generation industry for 8 years and Oil and Gas around 23 years.  Mahmood has held various posts within the NOGA Holding including lead of the NOGA Holding Oil Spill Response Team where he played a major role in finalising the Company’s contingency plan.

Francesco Pagano

Francesco Pagano

Non-Executive Board Director

Finance Director

Eni UK

Francesco is a highly experienced professional with a degree in Business & Administration from the University of Pavia, Italy. With over 27 years at Eni, he has worked extensively in Finance, Planning, and Control across various countries, including Libya, Ecuador, the USA, Indonesia, and Egypt, navigating diverse financial regulatory environments.

Francesco serves as Eni UK Finance Director, overseeing Planning, Economic Evaluation, Investment Monitoring, Budgeting, Cost Control, Reporting, Performance Measurement, Accounting, Treasury, JV Accounting, Auditing, Taxes, Systems, and Procedures for all UK E&P Business Companies. He also holds significant positions as a board member of four UK companies and as the Managing Director of Eni Ireland BV, Eni Denmark BV, and Eni Mozambique Engineering Ltd.

Kitchai Pitiwiwat

Kitchai Pitiwiwat

Non-Executive Board Director

Senior Vice President, Thai Offshore 1 Asset

PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited

Kitchai is a seasoned petroleum engineer with over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He holds a BEng degree in Petroleum Engineering and an MBA. Kitchai's expertise spans green and brownfield development management, onshore and offshore operations leadership, organisational capability management, development planning coordination, corporate strategy, and decision analysis.

Since August 2017, he has been with PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited, where he held various roles, including Senior Vice President for Thai Offshore Asset, Head of Corporate Strategy Division, and Project Head of G1/G2 Asset Transition Project—the first PSC in Thailand. Before this, from 2005 to 2017, Kitchai worked at Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production Ltd and Asia South Business Unit, holding several leadership positions in Asset Management, including General Manager of Reservoir Management, Organisational Capability, and Technical Management.

Ismaeel Husain

Ismaeel Husain

Non-Executive Board Director

Manager Process Safety Management

BAPCO

Ismaeel holds a degree in marine engineering, post graduate degree in environment, health & safety, and a Doctorate in business administration.  He is Process Safety Manager for BAPCO, leading a team to support the principles of Operational Risk Management and Control working to enhance the organisation-wide use, and effectiveness, of Operational Risk Control Systems.  Ismaeel is currently seconded to International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP), London Office overseeing multiple functions including health committee, safety committee, process safety, occupational hygiene, diving operation, aviation safety, human performance, and safety data subcommittees. 

Board of Directors

Executive

Vania De Stefani

Vania De Stefani

Chief Executive Officer

OSRL

Vania has 20+ years in oil and gas, excelling in engineering, operations, and process safety. Starting at Imperial College, she led the fire and explosion model team. With BP, Vania rose to Vice President of Operations for Mauritania and Senegal, leading diverse teams across Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. She was key in responding to the Deepwater Horizon incident and managing crises in other regions. In 2023, she became CEO of Oil Spill Response Limited. Vania holds a Master's in Process Engineering from the University of Padua and a PhD in Thermophysics from Ecole Nationale Superieure de Mines de Paris.

 

Richard Morrish

Richard Morrish

Finance Director

OSRL

After graduating from the University of Southampton with a Bachelor in Law, Richard spent 10 years at PwC working with a portfolio of regional and international businesses and qualifying as a chartered accountant with the ICAEW. 

Richard joined OSRL in 2015 and was appointed to the Board as Finance Director in June 2019. Richard has responsibility for the financial planning and control, legal, tax, procurement and quality management functions at OSRL.

Andy Myers

Andy Myers

Response Director

OSRL

Andy has 25+ years of oil and gas experience, primarily focused on subsea capital projects for field developments. He worked for various companies, including ConocoPhillips, handling projects like Jasmine HP/HT, Enochdhu, and Britannia Satellites. In 2018, he joined OSRL's Subsea Well Intervention Service (SWIS) as Engineering Manager, ensuring response readiness. In 2019, Andy became SWIS Director, overseeing OSRL's subsea business. Since July 2023, he has held the position of Response Director, with global operational responsibility at OSRL.

Executive Team

Emily Foley

Emily Foley

Preparedness Director

OSRL

Emily has a BSc in Marine Environmental Science and 20 years of emergency management and spill response experience. Starting at Oil Spill Response Ltd, she joined the Response team, handling oil spills worldwide. Emily progressed to Duty and Incident Manager roles, demonstrating strong leadership during critical situations. Moving to the Preparedness team, Emily provided training, consultancy, and exercises to members. Her global perspective expanded during two years with the Singapore team.

As Preparedness Director, Emily oversees Equipment Hire, Training, Consultancy, Geomatics, and Secondment services, ensuring comprehensive preparedness for crises. Emily's leadership fosters a positive mindset, driving her team to seek effective solutions and approaches.

Mike Hough

Mike Hough

People and Places Director

OSRL

Mike has over three decades of HR leadership experience in the oil and gas industry, starting with ExxonMobil and then moving to BHP Billiton Petroleum and Hess. He also spent five years as an HR Director for the offshore drilling company, Seadrill, where he gained an excellent knowledge of drilling operations. He has worked across various geographies and specialised in building HR teams in Iraq, Pakistan, Ghana, Angola, Nigeria, and Algeria.   

Commercially focused, Mike has proven successful in delivering HR initiatives across various activities and cultures. He is a strong advocate of talent development, learning, employee engagement, and equality, all founded on robust HR processes and systems. He has a strong HSE background and has responded to several real-life emergency situations across the globe. He has also been involved in investigations and operational audits. Mike is a graduate of the University of Durham, a Fellow of the CIPD, and a chartered Manager of Cmi.

Darren Waterman

Darren Waterman

Engagement Director

OSRL

Darren has spent more than 10 years in various capacities in Spill Response, Training & Consultancy and Business Development. He has been involved in the oil spill response industry for the last 14 years and has gained considerable experience from responding to oil spill incidents worldwide.

Darren holds a background in engineering and has previously managed the OSRL Training Function and Business Development Teams and more recently Director for the Asia Pacific Region. As of July 2023, Darren holds the role of Engagement Director, responsible for engagement activities across all OSRL stakeholders, from our Members to industry partners.