Giancarlo CotoneManaging Director

Born in 1948, graduated in Chemical Engineering in 1971, forty five year experience in Oil & Gas, Chemical, Power and Infrastructures Engineering and Construction. About thirteen years spent in overseas assignments.

Main positions covered during the career:

Executive Vice President, Middle East for SIME srl, Abu Dhabi branch

Vice President Business Development for Siirtec NIGI, Italy

Vice President, Middle East Regional Director for Foster Wheeler International

Director Proposals, Foster Wheeler Italiana

Regional Vice President for Edison Mission Energy, EMEA Region, London

Manager of Contract Administration for Snamprogetti SpA, Italy

Manager of Contract Administration for Foster Wheeler Italiana, Italy

Procurement and subcontracting Manager for Super Octanos, Venezuela


In charge of a by-quarterly in-house Contract Management course for LUISS University Business School (Roma)

Over 110 days of formation courses engineered and delivered for LUISS University Business School and other private learning organizations

Member of the Board:

Mission Energy Italy srl, Italy, 1996

ISAB Energy srl, Italy, 1996

ISAB Enrgy Services srl, Italy, 1996

DOGA Enerji, Turkey, 1997

DOGA Enerji Services, Turkey, 1997

DOGA Enerji Distict heating Company, Turkey, 1997

Centro Energia Lomellina srl, Italy, 2000

Nyali Project Management srl, Italy, 2012

Director of Italian – Venezuelan Chamber of Commerce, Caracas , Venezuela

Patents and Publications:

Holds three patents in sour gas treatment

Publication on World Oil magazine on sour gas treatment

Various papers for regional conferences, Middle East


Fluent in English, French, Spanish