Chairman, Board of Directors and President.
Irene Umansky is a Chairman of Hydro Drilling Srl. An international executive and entrepreneur Irene has co-founded an investment firm Whiteridge Advisors SA and has been representing Whiteridge Funds and other investors on the boards of several public companies.
Prior to taking the leadership role at Hydro Drilling she has been actively involved in private equity projects in the areas of alternative energy, sustainable agriculture and energy efficient real estate development. Irene has a Ph.D. in economics and M.Sc. in aviation engineering and management.
She was born in the Soviet Union where she received her education prior to moving to the United States, where she started her entrepreneurial activities. Irene is currently based in Europe, sharing her time between UK, Switzerland, Italy, the US and other countries where Hydro Drilling has potential business interests.
Member, Board of Directors and CEO
Fabio Guerra is a Director and Chief Executive Officer of Hydro Drilling S.r.l. He started working with the Company in a position of Sales and Marketing Manager prior to being promoted to the CEO role and joining the Board of Directors.
Before joining Hydro Drilling, Fabio was working for over 25 years in Western Atlas International and Baker Hughes covering different operation positions at wellsite and different management positions. He’s graduated in Mining and Petroleum Engineering in Bologna University in Italy.
His long experience in Oil & Gas Services started in U.S. as wireline field engineer and brought Fabio to many other countries where he had been working for Major Oil & Gas Companies as Operations Manager, Customer Services Manager and country Manager.
Member, Board of Directors and Managing Director (US)
Mr. Alvey brings nearly two decades of international, leadership experience and is focused on the growth of Hydro Drilling through organic and inorganic means. With global, executive positions held at both Halliburton and Parker Drilling, Mr. Alvey’s acute knowledge of leading multi-million dollar, growth campaigns, will be leveraged to provide maximum value to the company and its shareholders.”
COUNTRY MANAGER ITALIA – BOARD ADVISOR
Michele Mancini is Country Manager and President Advisor of Hydro Drilling S.r.l. Michele previously covered several positions within Hydro Drilling, including: Business Development & Technical Advisor, Project Manager, Technical & Operations Planning Manager and Drilling Area Manager.
Prior to joining Hydro Drilling, Michele has gained more than 20 years experience in the Oil & Gas industry with major companies in Italy and in many other Countries, covering senior positions such as Rig Manager, Drilling Supervisor, Project Manager, Operations Manager and Country Manager.
SENIOR FINANCIAL CONTROLLER
Andrea Olivieri, Senior Financial Controller of Hydro Drilling S.r.l. Degree in Economics at Bologna University, MBA at Bologna Business School.
Before joining Hydro Drilling S.r.l., Andrea has worked for about 30 years as Controller and CFO for industrial companies, both in Italy and other European countries.
Marco Menichini is Operations Manager of Hydro Drilling S.r.l. Marco’s expertise is based on 20 years of experience in Oil & Gas and geothermal drilling projects, including some projects with high environmental risk.
His competence is based on the management of contracts, operations, safety, crews and maintenance of rigs.
He graduated in Geology summa cum laude from Perugia University.