Sergio is the Executive President for the African Energy Chamber in Angola where he oversees the implementation of chamber’s strategy and work agenda for Angola. This work involves primarily interaction with and development of relations with the key Government and Industry stakeholders as well as deployment of the chambers business promotion program creating a platform for the facilitation of quality investment attraction to Angola. As well as being the Executive Chairman for AIDA Corporation, Sergio is also the MD of AMIPA Lda, Angolan Services Company providing goods and services to the Oil and Gas Industry. Sergio started his career working for junior Oil and Gas Exploration Company Stuart Petroleum from Adelaide, South Australia where he learnt about operations and also helped Stuart pre-qualify in the bidding for 2 kwanza onshore blocks in Angola.
Sergio worked as a commercial analyst and Block 18 coordinator for BP Angola where joined after having worked for Statoil Hydro and Statoil in various roles including industry relations, block coordination, negotiations among other commercial roles. Sergio also co-founded Enix Oil which successfully pre qualified for Congo onshore block in the Lower Congo Basin and well as acting Board Member in charge of Contracting, Logistics and Supply Chain of Gemini Group and Teleservice S.A., Africa’s largest security company based in Luanda.
Sergio has a Bachelor and Masters from Cambridge University in MML, an MBA form Adelaide University in South Australia and an MSc in Oil and Gas Enterprise Management from the University of Aberdeen. He is fluent in English, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish and proficient in French and Russian.
Public and Government Relations
Commercial and Contracting Management
Strategy and Market Analysis