Demetris Fessas CHC Acting General Manager


Demetris Fessas
Acting General Manager
Demetris is a Chartered Engineer accredited by the UK Engineering Council and is also a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineers, Scientists, and Technologists. He has been involved in the oil and gas industry for nearly 20 years, starting with design engineering on both topsides and subsea applications, progressing to subsea construction and followed by operations management.

He has worked both for major service companies and major operators in the leading oil and gas European hubs of Aberdeen, London, and Paris. With initial experience based in the North Sea, latterly he has been involved in West African deepwater construction in engineering, operations, and commercial management capacity. Demetris has been employed by the Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company in managerial roles since 2015 and is CHC’s Acting General Manager since June 2018.

CHC is the National Oil and Gas Company of Cyprus. As a state-owned company, CHC undertakes the commercial management of the ownership rights of the Republic of Cyprus that arise from the contracts with which it has entered into with oil and gas companies within its Exclusive Economic Zone.

The vision of CHC is aligned with that of the Government of Cyprus, which is to ensure the sustainable development of hydrocarbon resources present in the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus, in order to maximize the benefits for Cypriot society and future generations.