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Speakers BBSPA Oil and Gas Offshore Safety Seminar Athens 23 May 2018

Yannis Bassias, President and CEO, Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management

Foivos Simeonidis, Operations Manager, Exploration & Production of Hydrocarbons, Hellenic Petroleum

Michalis Kyriakides, Partner, Harris Kyriakides LLC

Kostadin Sirleshtov, Partner, CMS

Vassia Nikolovska, Legal and Corporate Affairs Adviser, Total E&P Bulgaria

Georgios Panopoulos, President and Managing Director, Management Force Group

Costis Stambolis, Executive Director, IENE – Institute of Energy for SE Europe

Valentin Kunev, Manager BBSPA


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Aleksandar Yordanov, Member of the Commission, Bulgarian Energy Regulatory Authority

Anna Rizova, Managing Partner, Wolf Theiss

Balazs Tatar, Head of Sales and Customer Support, System Operation and Capacity Trade, FGSZ

Christian Filippitsch, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Dr. Thomas Heissenberger, Head of System Management, Gas Connect Austria

Erol User, President and CEO, User Danismanlik, Chairman, Turkgas

Kostadin Sirleshtov, Partner, CMS Bulgaria

Michael Polkinghorne, Partner, White & Case


Capt. Mihai-Codrut Staicu, Director Maritime Co-ordination Center, RNA

Chris Hawkes, Safety Director, IOGP

Constantin Gheorghe, Chief HSEQ Officer/ Company DPA, Grup Servicii Petroliere SA

Dr Jörg Köhli, Team Leader: Safety of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations, EC DG Energy

Marta Januszewska, Regional Representative Europe and Caspian, Oil Spill Response Limited

Kostadin Sirleshtov, Partner, CMS Sofia

Rachel Bennette, Principal Consultant, ERM

Richard Napp, Head of Offshore and Global Projects, Lloyd’s Register

Rob Steer, Risk and Safety Team, ERM

Valentin Kunev, Manager, BBSPA

William Noble, Verification Technical Authority, Bureau Veritas UK