Executive Management


Head office in Cyprus

Erwin Joseph Pierre Godec, Board Member & Chief Executive Officer

Pierre Godec had 35 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry with Elf Aquitaine and TOTAL.  He held operational management positions as CEO in the E&P subsidiaries in Nigeria, Norway, Russia and the UK, as well as central managerial positions in Paris. Prior to being in general management, Pierre was CFO in the USA and Canada.

Pierre graduated with a MBA from HEC Paris and is a Knight of the Legion of Honour (France) and a Knight of the Order of Merit (France).

Demos Demou, Chief Financial Officer

Demos is a fellow of the Association of Certified Accountants, a member of the Institute of Certified Accountants of Cyprus, a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner and a full member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP). He is also a graduate of the International Managment Development Institute of Pittsburgh University.

Demos has extensive experience of finance across a number of sectors.

Norwegian branch

Sølve Nilsen, General Manager

A graduate in Finance and Economics, Sølve Nilsen has extensive experience of finance and audit with Oceanteam ASA and Kavli Holdings AS and Deloitte. He joined Petrolia SE in October 2010.