Augusto joined GeoPark in 2006. He previously held other management positions in the Company including Chief Operations Officer, Operations Director, Director for Argentina and Production Director. He is a petroleum engineer with over 26 years experience in production, engineering, well completion, corrosion control, reservoir management and field development. Prior to joining our company, Augusto worked for Petrolera Argentina San Jorge S.A. y Chevron San Jorge S.A.. At the latter he led multi-disciplinary teams focused on improving production, costs and safety, and led the Asset Development Team that was responsible for creating the field development plan and estimating and auditing the oil and gas reserves of the Trapial field in Argentina. He has a degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) and is the author of several industry papers on matters including electrical submersible pump optimization, corrosion control, water handling and intelligent production systems.