• Energy, Oil / Gas & Renewable Energy Expertise

    Energy is the main driver of the global economy and has traditionally attracted top talent.
  • Energy, Oil / Gas & Renewable Energy Expertise

    Energy is the main driver of the global economy and has traditionally attracted top talent.
  • Energy, Oil / Gas & Renewable Energy Expertise

    Energy is the main driver of the global economy and has traditionally attracted top talent.
  • Energy, Oil / Gas & Renewable Energy Expertise

    Energy is the main driver of the global economy and has traditionally attracted top talent.
During a tumultuous period there is always a need for good talent that can make a difference during challenging times. The outlook is looking generally stable and InterSearch practice group is well positioned with depth of Energy expertise across Europe, USA, Middle East, Africa & Asia.
The global consulting team focuses on continuously sharing industry knowledge, best practices and candidates in both traditional and renewable energy sectors, and represents a reliable and highly skilled competence centre in one of the most rapidly reorganizing and developing economies worldwide.

The team works collaboratively to identify the best-skilled executives and specialists for all managerial and technical positions in the following sectors:

  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Power
  • Nuclear power
  • Mining & Minerals
  • Renewable energy
  • Natural resources
  • Energy trading
  • Energy infrastructures, distribution and services

Energy & Renewables

Group Leader
  • Harris Karaolides
    Harris Karaolides
    InterSearch United Arab Emirates
H.Karaolides@intersearch.org

Energy & Renewables e-brochure

Energy, Oil / Gas & Renewable Energy Group - Regional Leaders

Americas
  • Malena Juarez
    Malena Juarez
    InterSearch Mexico
ME.Juarez@intersearch.org
Asia & Pacific
  • Indraneel Dass
    Indraneel Dass
    InterSearch Asia & Pacific
I.Dass@intersearch.org
Central Eastern Europe
  • Ana Ber
    Ana Ber
    InterSearch Romania
A.Ber@intersearch.org
MEA & Mediterranean
  • Harris Karaolides
    Harris Karaolides
    InterSearch United Arab Emirates
H.Karaolides@intersearch.org
North West Europe
  • Jan Sondell Øinæs
    Jan Sondell Øinæs
    InterSearch Norway
J.Oinaes@intersearch.org
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Harris Karaolides
InterSearch United Arab Emirates

Harris began his career in 1989 and has worked in Athens, Greece, New York City, USA and Dubai, UAE. He has 20 years of experience as an executive search consultant, joining InterSearch Greece in 1998 and eventually becoming the General Manager of InterSearch’s Athens office, a position he holds until today. He currently splits his time between Greece and the Middle East, wearing a second hat as General Manager of InterSearch’s Dubai office. He works with delighted clients in Greece, the East Mediterranean, Middle East & Africa in a variety of sectors. He has previously also served as Global Media Relations Executive for InterSearch Worldwide, playing a significant role in increasing visibility and awareness for the Global organization.

He is focusing on executive search across various industries, has specific market knowledge of the Energy and Renewable Energy sector through working with numerous large service providers and product suppliers.

Harris holds a Master’s Degree from Syracuse University’s prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in New York and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from Deree, The American College of Greece. He has been a recipient InterSearch Worldwide’s annual Excellence Award.

Malena Juarez
InterSearch Mexico

With a career spanning over 30 years, Maria Elena “Malena” Juarez is a long-standing, well-recognized professional in the Executive Search consultancy field in Mexico. Her career includes work of two decades as a Partner with Amrop. She joined InterSearch as a Partner in 2010, when the Firm established in Mexico.

Malena´s relationship with the Automotive Industry dates back to the start of her career, when she worked for the then most important auto-parts manufacturer. Her profound knowledge of the automotive sector has contributed to her successfully completing challenging and very specialized searches entrusted by leading international client organizations.

She has also been effective in managing search assignment for other industries such as Industrial Manufacturing, Oil & Gas and Mineral Resources, Life Sciences and Health Care, IT / Telco and Consumer Products.

Her work is focused not only on Mexican-based business but those with American, European and other countries in the Latin American and Asian Regions, utilizing her understanding of diverse cultures and skills for languages. In addition to her native Spanish, she can communicate fluently in English and has a good command of French and Italian. Malena holds a BA and an MBA from the University of the Americas in Mexico.

Indraneel Dass
InterSearch Asia & Pacific

Starting his career in the Office Automation industry with Modi Xerox, Indraneel has well developed corporate experience, primarily in sales and marketing,

Subsequently, Indraneel joined TNT Express Worldwide a multinational organization engaged in express distribution, contributing to the success story in India which started with 5 offices and rapidly grew to 14 offices across the country.

His tenure in the above organisations demanded extensive interaction with people at multi-levels across the industry and functional spectrum offering a rich and varied experience in people understanding and management – an area of special interest which has metamorphosed into a professional reality in the form of Human Resource Consulting focusing on Executive Search.

Indraneel possesses two decades of experience in Executive Search and has developed expertise in managing the hiring of professionals at Leadership/Top  levels in both corporate and development sector organizations along with start ups. The breadth of exposure spans the recruitment of professionals across varied skill sets with an excellent network of contacts as well as good market intelligence. His experience encompasses  managing the complete gamut of tasks involved in recruitment including sourcing, screening, shortlisting the resumes, scheduling & conducting interviews, negotiating salaries & releasing the offer letters.

His proactive participation in various management development programmes to enhance his skills in areas such as Quality Management and Problem Solving has seen a confluence of management and people skills, a perspective vital for understanding and providing effective executive solutions.

Indraneel has a Masters degree in History from St Stephens College, Delhi University and an MBA from EIILM, Calcutta specializing in Marketing. His schooling years were spent in the residential school St Pauls, Darjeeling followed by his Bachelors in History from St Stephens College.

He has deep interest in Nature, Environment Conservation and Travel.

Ana Ber
InterSearch Romania

Work Experience:
Since 2005 – Managing Partner DR. PENDL & DR. PISWANGER Romania – Executive Search & International HR Consultancy – Bucharest

Previous experience:
1991 – 1997 – 6 years – Refugees Camps Development – UNHCR – The UN Refugee Agency – Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan
1997 – 1998 / 2000 – 2004 – 2 years and project based – Health Care Administration / Health Care Systems Auditing Consultant – WHO – World Health Organization – Morocco, Algeria
1998 – 2000 – 2 years – General Management – Romania private medical sector – S.O.S. International
2000 – 2004 – 4 years – Financial Consulting – ING Insurance Romania

Education:
1991 – 1993 – The School of Public Health (SPH), Tel-Aviv University, Israel – Bachelor Degree in Nursing & Public Health Management
1993 – 1994 – The School of Public Health (SPH) in conjunction with Boston University School of Management’s Health Sector Management Program, Boston University, USA – MBA/MPH in Health Policy & Management
Certified Profiles International Assessor
Certified PEP® Trainer
CIPD Associate – Level 3 Certificate in Human Resources Practice (QCF)
Certified Executive Coach, ACSTH

Main areas of expertise at P&P / InterSearch:
Business Development and Search & Selection in Romania, Local & International Executive Search
HR-consultancy in: Recruiting and Selection, Job analysis and evaluation,
Management Audit, Assessment / Development Center, Board Efficiency Assessment,
Personal Efficiency Program Training & Coaching
Executive Coaching

Main sectors of expertise:
Manufacturing / Engineering / Technology; Banking and Financial Services
Fast Moving and Durable Consumer goods; Pharmaceutical industry
Real estate / Facility & Property Management / Construction / Infrastructure / Environment
Energy / Oil / Gas & Renewables / Power

Languages:
Romanian (mother tongue); Fluent in speaking, writing, and reading English; Intermediate skills in speaking, writing and reading Hebrew and French

Additional activities:
Collaborator with students associations for trainings focused on developing soft skills (on voluntary bases) and Trainings on recruiting and selection, legal view on HR in Romania, communication skills

Harris Karaolides
InterSearch United Arab Emirates

Harris began his career in 1989 and has worked in Athens, Greece, New York City, USA and Dubai, UAE. He has 20 years of experience as an executive search consultant, joining InterSearch Greece in 1998 and eventually becoming the General Manager of InterSearch’s Athens office, a position he holds until today. He currently splits his time between Greece and the Middle East, wearing a second hat as General Manager of InterSearch’s Dubai office. He works with delighted clients in Greece, the East Mediterranean, Middle East & Africa in a variety of sectors. He has previously also served as Global Media Relations Executive for InterSearch Worldwide, playing a significant role in increasing visibility and awareness for the Global organization.

He is focusing on executive search across various industries, has specific market knowledge of the Energy and Renewable Energy sector through working with numerous large service providers and product suppliers.

Harris holds a Master’s Degree from Syracuse University’s prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in New York and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from Deree, The American College of Greece. He has been a recipient InterSearch Worldwide’s annual Excellence Award.

Jan Sondell Øinæs
InterSearch Norway

After four years of working in London’s finance sector, Jan has dedicated his past 12 years to executive search and recruiting senior personnel within financial services and banking in Norway and internationally. As partner with Sekse & Hogstad (Norwegian member of Intersearch) Jan has since his entry to the company in 2012 been instrumental in developing its footprint in the Norwegian executive search industry as Managing Partner of the Oslo office. Jan also serves as Western & Northern Europe Sub-Leader for Banking and Financial Services Practice Group.

As part of the management team with Sekse & Hogstad Jan has helped build the company’s sector focus towards oil & gas, shipping, infrastructure and financial services and banking. While supporting the competitive advantage that lies in true diversity, and being an advocate for talent prepared to lead in an ever-changing digitalized world, Jan brings true dedication in securing long term solutions on behalf of both client and candidate.

Jan holds a Master of Business Administration degree from European School of Economics in London, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Macquarie University in Sydney. Jan is also a Sub-Lieutenant with the Norwegian Coastal Artillery.

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