Denis Palermo has more than ten years’ experience from the oil and gas industry. Previously, he was the Technical Leader and Deputy Exploration Manager in Eni Cyprus. Palermo has worked in various exploration and development projects with focus on Africa and Europe. He has a robust technical background in geology and geosciences and participated at the Sankofa deep-water development campaign and the unitisation of the giant Mamba discovery in Mozambique.
Palermo has initiated and managed several successful Eni research projects on numeric modelling, data-optimisation and reservoir sedimentology. He holds a philosophiae doctor (PhD) in reservoir modelling and sedimentology from the University of Tuebingen, Germany.