Dermot (COO) is a trained accountant, worked as a manager with Deloittes before joining BP in South Africa. He spent 14 years with the company in roles ranging from the chief accountant, strategy and control manager, to the retail asset and engineering manager.
All this has given Dermot an excellent understanding of the downstream oil business in Africa. Alongside this, he also has extensive experience of negotiating with governments.
At BPSA he represented the oil industry on pricing structure, margin negotiations and oil industry regulation/deregulation issues.
At Channoil projects have included: