Alexander Mollinger is a petroleum engineer with c. 15 years of technical, commercial and M&A oil & gas experience covering Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America; in both public and private equity backed companies. From 2012 to 2018, Mr Mollinger was the Commercial Director of Discover Exploration.
He is the former commercial advisor and advisor to the Board of Directors of Cove Energy plc, where he guided the company through a monthslong bidding war and its £1.2 billion (US$1.9 billion) sale to Thailand's national oil company PTTEP. Prior to Cove Energy, Mr Mollinger worked in the Netherlands at the Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij B.V. (NAM), an incorporated joint venture between Royal Dutch Shell plc and ExxonMobil Corp., where he developed a portfolio of operated E&P assets in the Southern North Sea.
Alexander Mollinger has an MBA from INSEAD in France, and an BSc and an MSc in Aerospace Engineering from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. He is fluent in English, French and Dutch.
He teaches upstream M&A at the Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP) in Paris, France.