Shaul Zemach is a leading Israeli Energy and Infrastructure expert, who joined Energean Israel when it was established.
Mr. Zemach served as Director General of the Israeli Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources from 2009 to 2013 after acting as Director General of the Israeli Ministry of Tourism.
Following the discovery of significant Israeli Natural Gas volumes in 2011, Mr. Zemach was appointed as Chairman of an inter-ministerial committee to examine government policy on the natural gas industry by the Israeli Prime Minister and the Minister of Energy. The Committee’s final report was approved by the Cabinet inJune 2013.
Mr. Zemach has served on Boards of Directors for several leading Energy and Financial corporations in Israel and numerous government-owned companies, including Israel Electric Corporation. He served as Acting Chairman of Israel Airport Authority Council (2006).
Mr. Zemach holds a BA in Economics and International Relations from the Hebrew University and a Masters in Public Policy from Tel Aviv University.
Nicolas Katcharov is CEO and Chairman of Energean International E&P SpA, Energean's, Country Manager in Egypt and Head of Energy Transition. He is also CEO and Chairman of EEES Ltd., an Energean subsidiary based in Cairo and specializing in energy efficiency and downstream developments, and well as Board Director at AbuQir Petroleum and Rashpetco .
Nicolas has over 30 years of extensive international experience in the energy sector, most of which as executive officer and board director in various companies operating in the fields of power and heat generation, distribution, services and, since 2017, in oil and gas exploration and production. He holds a degree in Electronics Engineering and is a Doctor of Science in Applied Physics (Hons) from the State University of Limoges, France.
He started his carrier in Gaz de France in Paris, before joining in succession EDF (France), Budapest Power Plants ZRt. (Hungary), Fenice SpA and Edison SpA (Italy).
Gaetano Annunziata is Energean's Country Manager in Italy.
Over the last 25 years, Mr. Annunziata has held/fulfilled several technical and managerial positions within Edison Group, both in Italy and abroad.
In the Oil & Gas upstream Company of Edison Group, he was Senior Vice President Operations Southern Europe in charge of full life cycle management of both onshore and offshore fields operated by EE&P in Italy and in Croatia.
Mr. Annunziata is also General Manager of Edison E&P and Chairman and Managing Director of Edison Idrocarburi Sicilia the Companies of Energean Group that run the business in Italy.
He serves on the council of “Assorisorse”, the Italian Petroleum and Mining Industry Association.
Prior to his leadership positions in Italy, he served as Chairman and General Manager of Ed-Ina. the JV Craotian-Italian Company (50% Energean - 50% Ina) which operates the offshore fields in the northern part of the Croatian Adriatic Sea.
Francesco Federici joined Energean in 2020 as Country Manager Croatia and Montenegro; he has over 20 years of experience in Geoscience and Management in the Oil and Gas industry. Previously, he had worked for Edison International s.p.a where he held the position of General Manager of Edison Croatia Branch and Managing Director of Edina d.o.o.
In Edison Group since 1997, Francesco held leadership positions including General Manager Exploration in Abu Qir Petroleum Company Egypt and Asset Manager Europe and Atlantic Margins with assets in UK, Norway, Denmark, West Africa, Falklands.
Francesco is author of several guidelines on Peer Reviews, Exploration Quality Assurance and Risk Analysis, and he has coordinated Edison activities on Governance and Strategy with α focus on the policy of Internal Mobility in the Group.
He holds a master’s degree in Geology (with specialization in Geophysics) from the University of Milan and an Executive MBA from Bocconi University, School of Management, in Milano.
Fiona Goodfellow is Energean's Country Manager in the United Kingdom.
She is a petroleum geoscientist with over 25 years' experience in the oil and gas industry. Fiona joined Energean in 2020 through their acquisition of Edison.
She started her career as a geophysicist at Amoco and later worked for a range of operating companies, initially in technical roles and latterly moving into management. Much of her career has been in the UK, focused on the North Sea, but she also spent several years working in South East Asia and the United States.
At Edison, Fiona held the position of UK Exploration Manager, during which time Edison were partners in the Glengorm and Isabella discoveries.
Fiona holds a BSc (Hons) in Geology from UCW Aberystwyth and a PhD from Keele University.
Dr Nikolaou joined Energean as Technical Advisor in 2009. Effective April the 1st 2020, Dr Nikolaou was appointed Vice President of the Board of Directors (BoD) of Energean Oil & Gas SA, assuming responsibility for technical coordination of projects and assets in Greece including Prinos, Western Greece exploration acreage, the Katakolo and UGS projects as well as Government affairs.
Over the last 45 years, Dr. Nikolaou has been embracing leadership positions in several exploration and production projects in Greece, Libya, Egypt, Albania, Montenegro and the East Mediterranean.
He started his career in 1976, working for the Public Petroleum Corporation of Greece (DEP SA), in the sector of Hydrocarbons Exploration and Production. In 1984 he was appointed as Exploration Manager of Western Greece.
In 1998, DEP Group of Companies merged to Hellenic Petroleum SA. In 2004 Dr. Nikolaou addressed to the Exploration & Production Division as Technical Director.
From 2004 to 2006, he was simultaneously holding the role of the Managing Director for the Gas Distribution Company of Attiki, member of Hellenic Petroleum Group of Companies.
During his long career, he served as special advisor to several Ministers of Energy, Environment and Development; (1991-1994), (2004-2006).
In 2014, the Republic of Cyprus appointed Dr Nikolaou member of the Board of Directors (BoD) of the Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company (CHC) (2014-2019)
He is a member of the American Association of Petroleum.