Laurent is the Managing Partner of Leap Energy based in Malaysia. As a Petroleum Engineer with an Engineering Degree from Ecole Centrale de Lyon and Imperial College, London, he started his career with Shell International, working in North Sea and international ventures. Subsequently with Shell and joint ventures/operating companies in Southeast Asia, he was a principal reservoir engineer, subsurface team leader, and development manager in a variety of geographical, geological and recovery mechanism settings. He co-founded Leap Energy in 2008.
He brings a wide experience of petroleum and reservoir engineering, field development planning, subsurface and development team coordination, with particular expertise in uncertainty identification and management, project management and the opportunity realisation process.