2nd Washington Oil & Gas Forum 2016 Speakers

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Toula Onoufriou

President, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company LTD

Professor Toula Onoufriou is the President of the Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company. She is also the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs of the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), a Professor of Infrastructure Reliability and Management and an Academic Visitor at Imperial College (UK). Professor Onoufriou is also the Vice-Chair of the First National Advisory Committee which advises the President and the Government of Cyprus on a New National Strategy for Research, Innovation and Technology Development.

She obtained her PhD with a scholarship from Imperial College (UK) in Offshore Structures and she is a top graduate of the Civil Engineering Department of City University (UK) where she was also awarded the Renie Prize.

She combines extensive experience within the offshore oil and gas industry and in academia. She has worked for several years with Halliburton Brown & Root as Senior Consultant and Deputy Head of the Advanced Analysis, Research and Development Department and has lead several projects for offshore operators and safety authorities.

She was awarded the Stanley Gray Award by the Institute of Marine Engineers UK for the Best Publication on Marine Technology. She has also been an invited speaker at the US Congress and the European Commission in the area of Hydrocarbons.