Crystal Vantage works with a curated set of organisations whose interests and values are aligned with its own. While the company’s list is confidential, below is an indicative sample of organisations with which Crystal Vantage has cooperated:

Biography: Steve Edwards has over 20 years in Upstream Oil & Gas. He started in an operational role with Schlumberger before joining Shell as an explorer working in a variety of international basins and jurisdictions including Australia and Africa. Steve moved progressively through a number of commercial roles including M&A. Joining Nexen in 2006, Steve became Business Development Manager for Europe expanding Nexen's footprint into Norway and Poland and helping the company become the UK's largest oil producer. After the CNOOC take over of Nexen, Steve became VP for BD, Commercial and Technical for Europe & Africa. Steve left to form Tailwind in 2016.

Education: Steve holds a BSc (Hons) in Geology from St.Andrews University, a PhD in Petroleum Geology from Durham University and a MBA from Cambridge University. Steve also sits on the Advisory Committee for ESCP and is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).

Jacques Tohme: Director - Finance


Biography: Jacques has 13 years experience with international energy investing and financing on behalf of several merchant banks and private funds based in New York. He has raised over $600mm in financing for various oil and gas ventures in continental Europe, as well as supporting the privatisation and IPO of NOCs in Central Europe. Previously, Jacques's financing experience included the US Gulf of Mexico and Romanian Black Sea.

Education: Jacques graduated from Columbia University in Finance and Economics.

Tom Ujejski: Director - Legal


Biography: Tom brings 20 years of transaction experience, including leading NSV's investment in and subsequent sale of E&P licences in the UK. He is a former Senior Partner, M&A and Capital Markets, at Baker & McKenzie. He has been involved in the energy sector for 15 years, initially in the renewable energy sector as co-owner of a renewable energy company in Central Europe, and as co-owner of NSV since 2011. Tom has also served as a non-executive director of international subsidiaries of FTSE 100 and Fortune 100 companies including Pilkington plc and International paper.

Education: Tom is a qualified lawyer in England and Wales, as well as Canada; he holds LLM and MBA degrees from Cambridge University

TBA: Director - Commercial


Biography: TBA.

Education: TBA.


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