Who we are
Lo Van Wachem
Lo has over 27 years’ experience in oil and gas and subsea construction including senior roles in a variety of technical, operations and management disciplines. Over this time he has been involved in the delivery of projects ranging from early conceptual studies through to the execution of major construction projects, having responsibility for project, engineering and operations management, including those of vessels and construction sites.
He brings wide experience to his role as ADIL General Manager, gained in many different operating regimes including West and North Africa, the Far East, Denmark, Norway, Holland and the UK.
Regional Director Europe and Africa
Frances is an experienced Chartered Accountant who has worked in the oil and gas industry for 15 years. She has broad and varied experience in both finance and commercial activity having latterly worked as a commercial advisor in the exploration and appraise business area of a major North Sea operator.
Frances manages the Europe and Africa region for ADIL.
Regional Director Americas
Christophe has over 25 years experience in the upstream oil and gas industry, primarily with Schlumberger, holding a variety of field operations and senior management positions.
Christophe brings to ADIL’s Regional Director position a varied and successful international career, complete with strong skills and experience in engineering, production projects, operations management, training development, people management and business development.
Regional Director Middle East and Asia
John has over 20 year’s experience in the oil industry, with most of this time spent in the upstream sector. John has worked in many capacities from operations to HSE and Vice President positions.
John brings a strong operational background to ADIL as Regional Director Middle East and Asia with experience across Africa, the America’s, North Sea and the Middle East, working on many projects from subsea to land production facilities to aid and manage business growth.
Project Lead Europe and Africa
John has over twenty years experience in the oil and gas industry with exceptional leadership, engineering, and operational expertise. He has a proven track record of developing project management and integrity management business’, and commercialising novel and innovative technology.
John is commercially and strategically strong and has delivered exceptional project performance in the UK and Norwegian Sectors, as well as having project and construction experience in Brazil, West and Sub-Saharan Africa, Australia, and the Gulf of Mexico.
Project Lead Americas
Raffaele has over 23 years experience in the oil and gas industry working for major international operators. His initial career was focused on conceptual and feasibility study work covering both onshore and offshore developments before taking on project engineering positions for a major oil field development onshore south of Italy.
In the last thirteen years Raffaele held two senior positions in multibillion international projects, as Onshore Project Manager for a development in Kazakhstan between 2001 and 2008, and as Development Manager for an offshore development in the Barents Sea between 2008 and 2013. Before joining ADIL he had a brief but significant experience in Abu Dhabi working as an Early Works Project Manager.
Project Lead Asia
Johan is a Chartered Chemical Engineer with 28 years of experience in the oil and gas, petrochemical, and power industries.
He has held roles with operators, EPC contractors and consultants covering conceptual engineering, FEED and detailed design engineering, project management, fabrication/construction, installation, commissioning and facility operations. He has also been involved in asset acquisition due diligence and dispute resolution work.
He brings wide and in-depth experience to ADIL from work on numerous projects throughout Asia and the Middle East.
POE Domain Champion
Diana is a qualified petroleum engineer with 25 years oil and gas industry experience. She has strong beliefs in safe, efficient and reliable operations and has demonstrated delivery of business performance against demanding targets and performance contracts.
She has experience leading large multidisciplinary teams of over 200 personnel and has solid experience across the full range of engineering and operational disciplines.
Concept Development Domain Champion
Jeremy has 14 years experience in the oil and gas industry. He spent his early career working in the UK and then nine years working overseas in Australia and the Middle East. Latterly, he was responsible for delivery of capital and operating expenditure forecasts to compliment well workover and drilling target identifications in the asset evaluation process.
He brings experience encompassing flow assurance, process engineering, fluid characterization, multiphase flow, process de-bottlenecking, equipment sizing and cost estimation, and project management in conceptual design, FEED, commissioning and operations.
Onshore LPM Domain Champion
Johan has over 20 years of oil and gas industry experience obtained in the operations, facilities engineering and asset management environments in South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique and the United Kingdom.
He is a subject matter expert on operations readiness and commissioning and has intimate knowledge of operations excellence, process safety, asset integrity, production planning and budgeting.
As Project Manager, Johan has led a number of projects through the Select phase up to commissioning.
Business Development Manager Europe and Africa
Rob has greater than 20 years experience in the Oil & Gas industry. He spent his early career working in the UK with well testing and early production facilities and 10 years working internationally for major operators with subsurface, drilling and production teams using underbalanced and managed pressure drilling techniques to enable, characterise and increase the performance of new and existing fields.
He brings to ADIL’s business development function a wider international dimension and strong skills and experience in engineering, project and operations management. He has previous experience of working in North and West Africa, SE Asia, Middle East, Europe and N America.
Business Development Manager Africa
Disashi is ADIL’s Business Development Manager Africa based in Pointe Noire (Congo Brazza).
He has over 12 years of oil and gas industry experience, having started his career as a Geophysicist before moving into technical sales and marketing roles.
He brings to ADIL strong experience gained in a variety of different locations including Europe, Central, East and West Africa.
Business Development Manager Middle East
Sofiane has over 15 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry.
Early in his career he was involved in building digital solutions for oil companies to solve production accounting data, corporate technology solutions. His previous position before joining ADIL was as a till his last position as business development manager for software solutions in the Middle East and Asia.
Business Development Manager Asia
Henry is ADIL’s Business Development Manager Asia based out of Kuala Lumpur.
He has 16 years of oil and gas industry experience gained in various roles from Project Engineer, Technical Consultant to Sales Management.
He brings wide and in-depth experience to ADIL from work on numerous projects throughout Asia.
Commercial and Proposal Team Manager
Matthew has experience in successfully establishing and developing business having previously set up, established and grown a service related company. With a background in marketing and track record for delivering services in line with clients’ needs, Matthew is focussed on growing and expanding ADIL’s footprint and client base throughout Europe and Africa.
Project Lead Middle East
Gustavo has over 25 years’ experience in the energy industry working for national and international oil companies. He brings to ADIL strong facilities engineering, project management and operations experience obtained across job assignments in Saudi Arabia, Houston, Venezuela, Colombia, the UK and Holland. He has a solid front end engineering background from framing the opportunity to start-up and operations.
Gustavo has held lead roles working on upstream and downstream developments for major operators managing EPC contractor and consultants on many projects. This has included delivering feasibilities studies, pre-FEED and FEED for unconventional gas developments, upstream gas joint ventures, offshore facilities and subsea pipeline, LNG projects, sour gas developments, interface management, NGL fractionation plant upgrades, gas/NGL plant operations and local content studies for offshore developments.