GeoModes ownership

Piotr Przybylo

CEO and Founder

Piotr is a globally experienced geosteerer, operations geologist, project and operations manager, scrum master and geostrategist. Most recently he has been helping oil and gas businesses prepare for future challenges related to new ways of working, digitalization, and talent pool uncertainties. Previously he worked for Maersk Oil in project planning and execution. He holds an MS (2006) in geology from Aarhus University, Denmark, an MS (2008) in exploration and production of oil and gas from Instituto Superior de la Energia, Repsol, Mostoles, Spain, and an MBA (2018) from Hult International Business School, Ashridge Executive Education, UK. He worked in countries such as Denmark, Brazil, USA, UK, Angola and Spain. He has acquired crucial technical and business skills to develop strategies across digital transformation, operational processes and communication. With his experience, Piotr bridges the gap between the technical and commercial sides of the energy industry. He is passionate about recent energy industry’s change and transformation.

Key areas of expertise:

  • Project and Operations Management
  • Data Management and Digital Transformation
  • Organizational and Operational Change and Culture Management
  • Optimization of the well delivery decision-making process
  • Virtual Team’s applications for operations and projects
  • Application of Agile methodologies for the drilling process
  • Scrum framework application for oil & gas
    Coaching and mentoring

Vanessa is a UK lawyer with extensive experience of corporate law and investigations. She specialises in cross-border fraud and asset tracing, focusing on dishonesty claims. Leading the recovery of multi-million pound antecedent transactions claims, across multiple industries, she is recognised for her ability to manage high profile complex projects. She also has significant negotiation experience, achieving million pound settlements in favour of unsecured creditors. Throughout her career she has sought to improve education opportunities for children and has acted as a pro bono advocate for children and families in education matters. Through GeoModes, she combines her passion for education and professional experience to provide training courses for professionals in the oil and gas industry.

Vanessa is a member of the Bar of England and Wales and holds an MBA with a specialisation in project management.

Key areas of expertise:

  • Project management
  • Forensic Investigations
  • Financial analysis
  • Asset tracing and recovery
  • Negotiation
  • Contracts
  • Coaching and mentoring

Vanessa Samuels

Head of Operations
& Legal affairs