Mr. Pablo Navarro is an experienced deal maker in the energy sector, having executed over U.S.$150 billion in capital markets and mergers & acquisitions (M&A) transactions, across North America, South America, Africa and Europe.
Mr. Navarro began his career in the energy sector with BP, and subsequently worked with Citigroup’s Global Energy Investment Banking Group and Bank of America Securities, where he was the Global Head of Oilfield Services and Latin America Energy Investment Banking until August of 2022. He is currently a Senior Advisor with BDA Partners, a global investment banking advisor for Asia.
Mr. Navarro has an MBA degree from NYU’s Stern School of Business and a BSc in Economics from the Universidad Catolica Andres Bello in Venezuela.
Mr. Nicolas Ziperovich is an energy enthusiast with more than twenty years of experience throughout the oil and gas industry. He has a unique combination of field and technical experience, business development, and strategic planning. He started his career in Repsol-YPF in Argentina in 2000, and held a number of technical positions in Venezuela. He subsequently joined Pluspetrol in 2004 until 2020 when he left to pursue an MBA at Stanford. Mr. Ziperovich turned around an environmentally and socially complex business in Peru being the GM of Pluspetrol’s oil assets.
Mr. Ziperovich is a Sloan Fellow at Stanford GSB and has a Master’s Degree in Oil and Gas technology plus a degree in Petroleum engineering that complement his strong background in international business development and M&A. International work experience in projects in North Africa, South, and North America.
Mr. Ziperovich will work full time for the Resulting Issuer. Mr. Ziperovich is not an employee of the Resulting Issuer nor has he entered into a non-competition or non-disclosure agreement with the Resulting Issuer.
Mr. Angel Roa is an economic and finance expert with international experience in Strategic Planning, Business Development, Start Ups, Innovation, M&A, Accounting, Performance Management and Control.
He has led important projects for clients, investor or as an entrepreneur in several start up and joint venture projects in Mexico, Colombia and Venezuela in areas such as Energy, Technology and Consumer Markets.
Prior, Mr. Roa worked as the Chief Financial Officer for British Petroleum Americas in the Downstream business, Commercial Manager for BP´s Upstream Projects in Venezuela, International consultant for Latin America projects for Louis Berger International in Washington DC, Senior Planner and Financial Advisor for Massport in Boston Mass. and Portfolio Manager for State Street Bank in its early career.
Mr. Roa has a Bachelor in Finance and Management from UMASS, a Marketing degree from Newbury College, Boston and courses in portfolio management and strategy at Harvard.
It is expected that Mr. Roa will work full time for the Resulting Issuer. Mr. Roa is not an employee of the Resulting Issuer nor has he entered into a non-competition or non-disclosure agreement with the Resulting Issuer.
Mr. Navarro joined Bank of America Securities’ Global Energy Group in 2010, where he was a Managing Director and the Head of Energy Investment Banking for Latin America, as well as, the Global Head of Oilfield Services, until he retired in July of 2022. He began his investment banking career with Citigroup in 2006, and started working in the energy sector in 1999 with BP as a Senior Strategy Advisor. He has originated and executed over US$150 billion in capital market and mergers & acquisitions (M&A) transactions in the energy sector. Mr. Navarro has an MBA degree from NYU's Stern School of Business, where he graduated with Beta Gamma Sigma honors (top 15% of the class). He is currently a Senior Advisor with BDA Partners, a global investment banking advisor for Asia.
Mr. Jumper has been the Vice President, Exploration and Development at Lewis Energy Group for more than 30 years. In that role, he presides over geological well location approvals, prospect development and new exploration ventures. Mr. Jumper holds an MBA (Executive Management Studies) from Southern Methodist University, a MS (Geology) from The University of Texas at Arlington and a BS (Geology) from Texas A&M University.
Mr. Holcomb has been the Vice President of Acquisition and Divestitures at Lewis Energy Group for 18 years. Prior to that role, Mr. Holcomb was a partner at Schoenbaum, Curphy & Scanlan where he practiced law in the fields of tax, estate planning, energy and general corporate matters. Mr. Holcolmb holds a Masters of Law (Taxation) from New York University, a J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law and a B.A. (Finance) from the University of Texas at Austin.
Mr. Agosta is the Co-Chief Investment Officer at 1852 Capital. Previously, Mr. Agosta was the CFO of Tug Hill Operating, the CFO of Ascent Resources, the CFO of Devon Energy (a NYSE-listed issuer) and started his career at KPMG LLP as an accountant. Mr. Agosta is a CPA and obtained his Bachelors Degree in Accounting from the University of Oklahoma.
Mr. Galego is an executive, lawyer and corporate director with extensive M&A and corporate finance experience. Mr. Galego is currently CEO of Apolo Capital Advisory Corp. and sits on the board of directors of several public and private companies. Mr. Galego has been the co-founder of several businesses, including ICC Labs, Terrace Global and several other TSXV listed companies. Mr. Galego was previously the CEO of the Stronach Group, Agricultural Division and an advisor to Mr. Frank Stronach. Mr. Galego was named to Lexpert’s Top 40 Under 40 and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and the TSXV Ontario Local Advisory Committee.