Our ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES team has a dominant position in the upstream Oil & Gas industry and also works extensively in the power, renewables and nuclear sectors.
While much of our work is for Board, general management posts and technical leadership roles, with our deep, multi-disciplinary sector knowledge we recruit across all functions for operators and the service sector, with comprehensive global reach.
Our dedicated team brings together a wealth of industry expertise, allowing us to appreciate fully the challenges that our clients face within their own businesses and the sector at large.
Jane Christopherson is a Geology graduate with a Masters degree in Reservoir Evaluation and Management. Her career began as a Reservoir Engineer with PowerGen North Sea from where she moved to CalEnergy. Building on this broad multi-disciplinary experience across the upstream sector in the UK and internationally, Jane specialises in senior technical appointments within energy and natural resources.
Helen Di Mauro graduated from Oxford in Russian and French and has an MA in International Relations from Boston. She spent 10 years in energy consulting, initially with CERA, where she co-managed the FSU practice, and then with Wood Mackenzie, where she led the Gas and Power Consulting Group. Helen specialises in searches for clients in gas, power and LNG. Helen was appointed to the IIC Partners Board of Directors in October 2007.
William Lacon graduated from Bristol University in Spanish and began his career at HSBC Investment Bank as an equity analyst. He then moved into energy & natural resources journalism working in North Africa, the Caspian and across South America to produce investment reports for international trade publications such as Oil & Gas Finance Journal, Mining Magazine and Pétrole et Technique. William handles assignments across the energy sector, with a focus on appointments in upstream oil & gas and with a particular strength in recruiting for senior finance roles.
Lachlan Rhodes, Partner, began his career in search in 1986 with Russell Reynolds and has focused on the international energy sector since then. Lachy now specialises in recruiting for non-executive and advisory positions, particularly for small to mid-cap E&P companies, and brings a deep understanding of the international market for experienced talent.
Edward Blyth completed a BA in International Relations at Sussex University and upon graduation joined Sit-Up TV. In 2006 he started his career with the Curzon Partnership responsible for energy focused research, delivering successful executive search campaigns for a cross-section of listed and private energy companies. With a particular focus on project management and project services recruitment, he is also a leading specialist on the recruitment of Unconventional Oil & Gas teams.
Baljit Soorae was educated in Kenya and began her career as a teacher. She went on to work in retail and leisure recruitment and after gaining more recruitment experience within a high street consultancy, she started working for an executive search firm in 2006, specialising in global construction and downstream energy. Now part of the energy team at Curzon as a researcher, she is responsible for assignments across the energy sector with a focus on global upstream appointments.
Jozsef Marton holds a Master’s degree in Philosophy and Theology from the University of Oxford. He spent his early career working for the UK Government before joining a global recruitment firm where he recruited both executives and non-executives across different sectors. He joined Curzon in 2012 to lead the research aspects of searches across the energy sector with a focus on global upstream appointments and non-executive appointments.
Becky Penney is a qualified Chartered Accountant who spent the early part of her career at KPMG, before joining a global recruitment firm where she recruited for top-tier Professional Services firms across all levels. She joined Curzon in early 2008 to lead the research aspects of searches within the Finance and Energy markets.