Posted by Vic Okezie on January 9th, 2014 in Blog

OGHR Summit London 2014 is an excellent forum for Senior HR Leaders from the global oil & gas industry. The spring summit will be held on 13-14 March 2014.

Confirmed speakers include HRD and Senior HR Leaders from Schlumberger, Genel Energy, Petrofac, Subsea 7, Halliburton and more.


Natalia Smirnova is currently HR Manager at Schlumberger UK. Her scope of activities includes the development and updating of training programs for business groups and the development of corporate MBA program, managing university relations and recruitment. Natalia has a degree in organizational psychology from INSEAD.

Martha Desmond is the HR Director at Genel Energy. Prior to joining the company she held senior HR positions at BG Group and Thames Water. Martha is a fellow of the Institute of Personnel Development and holds an MSc in Organisational Consulting.

Darin De-Klerk is Learning and Development Manager at Subsea 7, an Engineering contractor in the subsea oil and gas industry, and currently looks after learning, development and talent management for the Africa and Gulf of Mexico Territory. He studied Psychology and Teaching in South Africa and completed his Masters in Occupational Psychology at the University of London.


Integrated Talent management: Learn about Schlumberger’s Talent Management model that covers Recruiting, Training & Development, Technical Careers Value, Borderless Careers, Talent Identification and Succession Planning.

Strategic Talent development: This session will look at how a global organisation has redesigned their talent development and leadership programme, making it more suited for their operations and future business strategy.

HR Analytics & Workforce planning: Here, Halliburton will share insights into how they effectively use HR Analytics and data to determine overall operational strategy, mobility, workforce planning and determining business models.

To request the agenda, please kindly contact us.

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Vic Okezie is Director at Crexia where he provides talent acquisition, global recruitment and interim resourcing assignments to a range of clients. Connect with Vic on LinkedIn.