Egypt Management

Magdi Buckla

Financial Controller

30+ years of experience in accounting within the oil and gas and oilfield services business.

Magdi has been the deputy controller of the Hamesh Mining Company in Egypt since 2010. Before this, he was Finance and Administration manager at Key Energy Services for eight years. Previously, he held senior accounting and finance roles at Conoco and Repsol.

He holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree from Cairo University.

Magdy Sayed

Deputy Financial Controller

Magdy has over 35 years’ experience in Oil and Gas sector and before joining Aton. Magdy had been working for the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (E.G.P.C) as an assistant to the deputy executive officer overseeing IOC’s and Joint Venture Companies, Magdy’s role at E.G.P.C, was preparing the economic evaluation for concession agreements between E.G.P.C and IOC’s, review the cost recovery statement of E&P companies and joint ventures companies. He also was involved in the development and formulation of petroleum concession agreements. Prior to working at E.G.P.C., Magdy worked in the accounting departments of Petrojet and Agiba Petroleum co.

Mohamed Abdel Rahman

Government Relations Manager

Mohamed is a 37-year veteran of the Egyptian Geological Survey and Mining Authority (EGSMA) and its successor the Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority (EMARA). In that time he has headed the Concession Agreements, Foreign JV’s and Technical Services Departments. Mohamed has concluded exploration concession agreements, with companies such as Minex (Gold), Freeport Sulphur (Sulphur) and BHP – Utah International (Potash).