Ivan Sandrea

Research Associate

Ivan Sandrea is CEO of Sierra Oil and Gas, a Mexican independent oil and gas company. Prior to becoming CEO of Sierra, Ivan held a number of leadership and technical positions including senior partner at EY London with responsibility for global oil and gas in emerging markets, and President at Energy Intelligence. Until mid-2011, he was Vice President of Global Strategy and Business Development at Statoil. He played an important role in the strategy re-set of Statoil, as well as in the origination of business development and M&A efforts worldwide. Prior to Statoil, he held other positions in industry including Head of Oil Supply at OPEC and represented OPEC at the UNECE Expert Group on Resource Classification at UN in Geneva, Vice President in the O&G investment banking team at Citigroup and Merrill Lynch in London, and exploration geologist at BP and commercial positions in Venezuela, Norway, Egypt etc. He is also a Senior Advisor at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies and a member of the Oxford Energy Policy Club and co-founder, Board Member, and lecturer of strategy at the Executive Energy MBA program at Vienna’s Wirtschaftsuniversität (WU) in Austria. He was recently appointed as a trustee to the Energy Policy Research Foundation, Inc. in Washington, D.C. He has published and contributed to a number of books and publications. Ivan attended the Berkley Executive Leadership Program, and holds a BSc. in geology from Baylor University, a MSc. in geology and MBA from Edinburgh University Inc.
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