Advisory Board

Key stakeholders and industry players within the target countries are invited to be part of our advisory board. We are always open to accept new members through the duration of our Project. This is a voluntary position without any obligation attached to this role. The advisory board will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, experiences and recommendations.

The Advisory Board list is not definitive as it might be increased, decreased or changed within the duration of this project.  Up to the present moment the following distiinguished members are part of our Advisory Board:


Carlos Feijó, Partner CFA

José Octavio Serra Van-Dúnem, Professor at Faculdade Agostinho Neto


Fabrricio Quixada Steindorfer Proenca, Legal counsel at the Ministry of Mines and Energy

Giovani Ribeiro Loss, Partner at Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados  

Humberto Quintas, Director and Legal Vice-President at BP

Joísa Dutra Director of the CERI-FGV

José Alberto Bucheb, Manager of the Petrobras University

Luis Fernando A. M. Pacheco, Partner at Veiranos Advogados

Daniel Szyfman - Partner at Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice Advogados


Leslie ZhangWeihua, Director of Projects Managing Division, CNOOC


Niklas Korsgaard Christensen, Partner at Plesner


José Teixeira, Partner at Da Silva Teixeira e Associados


Kim Talus, Professor of Law at the University of Eastern Finland


Ali Naser, Legal Counsel at Premier Oil


José Barros, Legal Counsel at the ENH board of directors


Garba I Malumfashi, Legal Counsel at the Minister of Justice

Perisuo Dema, Director of the CPMLR


Alejandra Varde - International Consultant

Bjørn-Erik Leerberg, Partner at Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Einar Risa, International Consultant

Erik Jarlsby, International Consultant

Frode A. Berntsen, Partner at Simonsen Vogt  Wiig

Hege  Bakke Sørreime, , Institute for Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo

Hilde Selle, Assistant Director at The Federation of Norwegian Industriy

Ida Aronsen, Norad

Ingvild Bergskaud, Norad

Mette Karine Gravdahl Agerup, Assistant Director General

Ole Kirkvaag, Partner at Arntzen de Besche

Oluf Bjørndal, Legal Manager at Norwegian Oil and Gas Association

Tonje  P. Gormley, Senior Counsel at Arntzen de Besche


António Ulisses Cortês, Professor of Law at Catholic University of Portugal

Armando Marques Guedes, Professor at the Universidade Nova Lisboa


Aboubacar Fall, Partner at GSKLAW


Giacomo Luciani, Adjunct professor at the Graudate Institute

John Gault, President at John Galt S.A.

Tanzania Carlos A. Izquierdo Torres - Head of Legal at Statoil

Trinidad and Tobago

Dwight C. Lewis, Adjunct Faculty, at Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business, University of West Indies


Harry W. Sullivan Jr., International Energy Attorney

Felipe F. Alice, Partner at Morgan Lewis

United Kingdom

Niny Borges, Chief Counsel for Sustainability at Statoil

Jonh Paterson, Professor of Law at the University of Aberdeen

Hannah Longley, Legal Counsel Sasol 

Peter Cameron, Director at CEPMLP

Peter Roberts, Partner at Andrews Kurth LLP

Geoffrey Picton-Tubervill, Partner at Ashurst LLP

Robin Clarkson, Partner at Burness Paul LLP

Marc Hammerson, Partner at Akin LLP

Heike Trischmann, Senior Legal Counsel at Watson Farley  & Williams LLP

Raina Lal - Senior Legal Counsel at Socar

Published Apr. 22, 2016 2:23 PM - Last modified Sep. 11, 2017 2:02 PM