Heiko Meyer has a professional background as petroleum engineer (MEng, Dipl.-Ing.). Following his studies at TU Clausthal and the Imperial College London, he joined Shell International where he held different positions in reservoir engineering and business planning in The Netherlands, Oman and Syria, spending a total of seven years in the Middle East. In 1999, Heiko Meyer joined Wintershall where he held various managerial positions in the areas of field development planning and new business development as well as heading Wintershall Energía, Wintershall’s affiliate in Argentina. Currently, he is V.P. of Wintershall’s strategy and portfolio management division. Heiko Meyer is married and has three children.