Head of Oil & Gas
Non-Present Countries & Francophone Africa
Standard Bank, London
16-year experience in advising and raising capital for oil and gas companies. Prior to Standard Bank, he worked with Barclays Capital (Oil & Gas Investment Banking), Natixis Bleichroeder (ECM Natural Resources) and Natixis (head of reserve based lending). Damien has led multiple corporate debt financings or RBL (Petrokazakhstan, Burren Energy, Venture Production, Maurel et Prom, Addax Petroleum, Tullow Oil plc, Premier Oil…), development financings (Pearl Energy, CH4, Kosmos Energy, Delek Drilling...) and has raised equity or convertible bonds for Maurel et Prom, Rosneft, Raspadskaya, Petroneft, Premier Oil, Ophir Energy, Kosmos Energy, Oryx Petroleum,...
He has advised on M&A and strategic transactions for Kosmos Energy, Premier Oil, Taqa, Socar, BP, Delek Energy,...
Damien graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Aix-en-Provence and ESCP-EAP (Paris Business School).