Dmitry Sazonenko became Non-Executive Director in September 2018. He is a geologist and petroleum engineer who has spent many years working in the oil and gas industry in the Russian Federation and former CIS countries. He started his career with the Russian Academy of Science, before moving to the private sector with technical and management roles with YUKOS, LUKOIL Overseas, Imperial Energy, Total, International Petroleum and Eurotek-Yugra, the Repsol-Gazprom Neft joint venture in the Russian Federation.
His experience includes managing teams of geologists, geophysicists and reservoir engineers, coordinating exploration, field development planning and production, and evaluating reserves.
Dmitry has an MSc in Geology from Novosibirsk State University, an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, a Diploma in Oil and Gas Economics and Management from Gubkin University, Moscow, and is a Certified Project Management Specialist.
Dmitry is a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee.