Sherif Foda has over two decades of Oil and Gas Experience around the globe. He currently works on various Energy ventures and serves as Senior Advisor to the Chairman of Schlumberger. Recently, he was an Executive Officer and the Group President of Schlumberger Production since July 2013 based in Houston. Earlier, he was the President of Schlumberger Europe and Africa since June 2011, based in Paris. Prior to that, he spent two years as the Vice President and Managing Director of the Arabian market: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain situated in Dhahran. He started his career back in 1993 on the offshore fields in the Red Sea, transferred to Germany where he spent two years, then as the general manager of Eastern Europe countries mainly Poland, Lithuania, Romania and Hungary. Later he spent time in UAE, Qatar, Oman, USA and Africa in general. His expertise was gained through assignments throughout Technology centers, Global Marketing, Project Management, and Senior Management in different parts of the world. Attended various advanced courses in IMD Lausanne, Oxford, and Harvard business school and presented in different SPE, OECD in Paris and Global Forums.
Sherif is board member of Energy Recovery (ERII) a technology company, based in California. Also, he serves on the board of Trustees of Awty International School in Houston.