Roberto Lorato

PT Medco Energi

Over a period of some 30 years, Roberto has gained extensive  experience in the international O&G industry through a variety of roles - from project economics to  business development to general management - in Italy, West Africa, Russia, Central Asia, the UK  and SE Asia. As President of Premier Oil Indonesia (2010-15), Managing Director of Eni Indonesia (2006-09), President & CEO of VICO (2003-06) and Managing Director of Agip, UK (2001-02), he has successfully managed the reorganisation of large and complex activities. Since 2006, Roberto has also been an active member of the IPA Board of Directors and was elected President of the Association for the years 2008 and 2009. Born in Italy in 1958, Roberto received a Master from London Business School, a degree in Energy Economics from Scuola Superiore Enrico Mattei and a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Padua.

United Kingdom

T: +44 20 7384 8056
Bedford House
69-71 Fulham High Street


T: +65 6590 3978
78 Shenton Way

Houston - USA

T: +1 713 353 4633
Two Allen Center, 1200 Smith Street, Floor 16, Suite 6061

Houston, TX, 77002


Lagos - Nigeria

T: +44 787 550 6366
No. 92 Oduduwa Crescent,
G.R.A., Ikeja
Lagos State

South Africa

+27 21 001 3884
Great Westerford
Corner Main Rd & Dean Street
Newlands 7700
Cape Town