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"Covid Pandemic - A Business Catalyst?" Leaders in Energy

"Covid Pandemic - A Business Catalyst?"

In this third episode of "Leaders in Energy" podcasts, Stuart Broadley, CEO of the EIC, interviews four energy professionals who share their stories and experiences lived during the pandemic, and how some not only managed to overcome the situation but even found ways to thrive. Discover their stories!



Joining us for this discussion are the following speakers:


Ana Amicarella - Chief Executive Officer and Independent Board Director at EthosEnergy

Ana is a senior-level executive with over 30 years of US and international experience in the energy sector, leading many organizations with a global footprint. She consistently drives transformational growth and is highly respected for building strong, sustainable relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.  She has turned around multiple money-losing businesses into profitable ones.

Currently, Ana is Chief Executive Officer for EthosEnergy, a $1B global rotating equipment services provider with 17GWs of power under operation serving the Power Generation, Oil & Gas, and Industrial sectors.  EthosEnergy has over 4,000 employees globally, field service and shop network from APAC, Europe, UK, and USA.

Craig Shanaghey - President Operations Services Europe, Middle East & Africa at Wood

Craig Shanaghey is Wood’s President of Operations for Europe, Middle East & Africa, based in Aberdeen, Scotland. Craig leverages his three decades of multi-industry experience, and diverse expertise developed through operational and strategic roles to lead a resilient and high-performing business, focused on unlocking solutions to our clients’ toughest challenges. Craig is focused on building strategic partnerships, enabling decarbonisation, and driving diversification to achieve a strengthened foothold in the oil and gas, renewables, circular economy, pharmaceuticals, and chemicals sectors.

Chris Smith - Group Managing Director at TEXO
Chris Smith is an industrial business leader with over 30 years’ experience in a variety of sectors including construction, survey inspection and technology. He has been instrumental in the growth of TEXO DSI, which delivers state-of-the art surveying and inspection systems to sectors including oil & gas, renewables, nuclear energy and construction. He is responsible for the ambitious growth plans for TEXO as it expands its reach across the oil & gas and renewables industries in the UK and abroad. Chris was a director of TRAD Group, one of the UK’s largest independent access companies and played a key role in the sale of the business to the EUR1billion ALTRAD Group.

David Clark - Chief Executive Officer at Vysus Group

David Clark is CEO of Vysus Group, an independent engineering and technical consultancy serving the global energy, power and complex industries sectors. An experienced leader with more than 30 years’ industry experience, David began his career as a Wireline Field Engineer with Schlumberger, going on to enjoy 18 years of service in a variety of global line management and staff roles. Following leadership roles in the Middle East, Europe and Africa with Technip and Wood, David returned to Schlumberger as global Vice President to establish a new Production Facilities Management business unit. Subsequently, David held senior roles including President for UK & Africa and Executive Vice President at Aker Solutions, with responsibility for its global services portfolio.

Published: 08-11-2021

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