Executive Director for Natural Gas
Sylvie D’Apote is Executive Director for Natural Gas at the Brazilian Institute for Petroleum and Gas (IBP). She has an Economics Degree from the University “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy, and a Master’s Degree in Energy Technology from the Imperial College, London, UK.
Prior to joining the IBP in May 2021, Ms. D’Apote accumulated more than 25 years of experience as an oil & gas specialist and energy consultant, working for international and Brazilian consulting firms and in international organizations such as the OECD and the IEA.
In 2013, Sylvie founded the consulting firm PRYSMA E&T Consultores, which she headed until April of this year. Prior to that, between 2003 and 2013, Sylvie served as Deputy Director of Gas for the Southern Cone at IHS-CERA and as Managing Partner at Gas Energy.
Before settling in Brazil in 2003, Sylvie led the Latin America Program at the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris and was a senior economist at WEFA Energy in London.