Chief Operating Officer

Jérôme Garcia has acquired over 17 years of experience in the oil and gas industry.

Prior to joining Assala Energy, Jérôme held a number of senior positions including Operations Manager and Projects Director mostly with Perenco and also Dubaï Petroleum. He has a solid and broad experience in a variety of environments; he has worked in Gabon, Cameroon, Peru, UK, Venezuela, Guatemala and Dubaï.

Along his career, Jérôme demonstrated solid management and technical skills with a successful track record in streamlining operations and optimizing production processes. Jérôme delivered critical oil and gas development projects in mature fields in Africa with due respect to budget and schedule. As Operations Manager, he was a key stakeholder in Cameroon making Perenco’s takeover of Total assets a great success.

Jérôme received a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from French generalist engineering school, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Nancy and a Master’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering at the French Petroleum Institute (IFP school) in Paris.