Experienced Team


Experienced Team

Chief Executive Officer

Stéphane co-founded Beam in 2015. With 30+ years’ experience, he is an expert in natural resources and green disruptive, technologies. Engineer from Ecole Centrale Paris, Stéphane was CIO at Société Générale Asset Management and a consultant with Elliott Advisors.

Chairman of the Board

Marc co-founded Beam in 2015. With 30+ years’ experience, he is an expert in structuring and management. Marc has had an extensive career with the Edmond de Rothschild Group, including CEO of Edmond de Rothschild Bank. Engineer Ecole Polytechnique.


Chief Technology Officer

Pierre co-founded Beam in 2015. With 20+ years’ experience, he is a geologist and expert in oil production enhancement technologies and has brought several technologies to American oilfields from countries such as Russia and the Ukraine. Pierre is managing director at Vulcain and has founded a number of companies. Engineer Ecole des Mines de Paris.

Board Member

Paul co-founded Avida International in 2007, where he is chief executive officer. With 30+ years’ experience, he is an expert in sustainability and renewable energy, gas and power sector. Previously, he was a senior executive at Royal Dutch Shell and Shell Pensions, and president of the Tomas More Foundation. 

Advisor of the Board

Michael is also head of business development for TET. With 20+ years’ experience in pension fund consulting and business development, he is an expert at communicating complex investment concepts and solutions to institutional investors. Michael has worked at bFinance, and held senior global roles in alternatives at Amundi Alternative Investment Management and Aberdeen Asset Management, amongst others.

Director of Business Development – Land

Eric is director of business development – land. With 14+ years’ experience, he is an expert in managing all land-related aspects of oil and gas development with expertise in unconventional, conventional and enhanced oil recovery.  He has worked for Denbury Resources, Land Star Dale Resources.


SVP Operations

Susana is director of operations. With 12+ years’ experience, she is an expert in oil and gas production technology, production engineering and operations. A petroleum engineer, Susana was previously head of production technology for a joint venture between Shell and PDVSA in Venezuela. She has BS and MS in Petroleum Engineering.

SVP, Corporate Development

Adam is responsible for business development and corporate growth. With 25+ years’ experience, he is an expert at increasing existing oil and gas production and reducing costs of operation. He has worked at Enverus, Paradigm and Objective Reservoir. 

Finance Director

Leying is finance director. With 25+ years’ experience, she is an expert in accounting/reporting for both public and private companies. Leying has spent 11 years as corporate controller at various publicly traded oil and gas companies, including Rooster Energy, GeoMet, Key Energy Services and Dynegy.

Director of Marketing

Georgina is Director of Marketing. With 15+ years’ experience, she is an expert in communicating complex concepts visually. 10 years Private Wealth Management with Deutsche Bank UHNW Relationship and Investment Management. Founder of Art Consulting Firm ATRIL. MBA and BA Magna Cum Laude.

Board Member

Mikael is a board member of IEO and Beam. With 30+ years’ experience, he is an expert in structured trading and project management. Mikael heads physical trading at Audentia Global and has worked for OK Petroleum, Elf Aquitaine, Total Oil Trading and LITASCO. 



Dan is a petroleum engineer. With 25+ years’ experience, he has worked for operating and consulting companies: Amerada Hess, GOM Shelf, Object Reservoir, Phoenix Exploration Company and Breitburn Energy Partners. Dan has managed reservoir engineering consulting projects in hundreds of fields across Texas, Los Angeles, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Colorado.

Senior Production Engineer

Tim is a senior production engineer. With 38+ years’ experience, he is a Permian Basin expert. A mechanical engineer, Tim has worked in production facilities and engineering; well stimulation; re-entry and repair; operations management; and field-testing technologies for Amoco, Altura, Oxy, Whiting Petroleum and Trinity.

Board Member

Robert is responsible for strategic acquisitions, disposals and financial transactions. With many years’ experience, he has been a former director of Anzon Energy, Roc Oil Company and Australian oil and gas companies. Robert was previously CEO of Bernard Arnault Group (LVMH) and a main shareholder and CEO of Talis. 

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