Mr. Aristofanis Stefatos holds a PhD in Geology from the University of Patras and has specialized in Environmental Oceanography. During the last 15 years he has worked in oil companies abroad with their main activity being the exploration and development of hydrocarbon deposits having held senior and top management positions. Since 2011 he has been a manager in Norway in private hydrocarbon exploration and production companies and is a founding member of four Norwegian companies. He has been the General Manager of Operations at M Vest Energy AS during the last four years, and the Director of Land Management and Technology at Atlantic Petroleum Norge before that. Dr. Aristophanes Stefatos’ exploration work has been exposed to several geological settings namely in Europe, North America, the Indian Ocean, West Africa and Southeast Asia.