Rafael is currently the Director of Business Development and Commercial in OMV Petrom, he is in charge of delivering the domestic portfolio rationalisation and international growth for the company, as well as handling a variety of commercial activities.
Rafael started his career in the O&G industry in 1997 with the Venezuelan National Oil Company (PDVSA).
After 2002, he has been working internationally in a variety of locations for Gaffney, Cline & Associates, Dana Gas and the OMV Group.
During the past 10 years he has focused on the M&A side of the Oil&Gas industry, bringing deals to reality.
Rafael has Engineering degree from the University of the Andes, a PGDip from Edinburgh Business School/Herriot Watt University and a MBA in Oil and Gas Management form Dundee University