Avik Dey is President & CEO of Remvest Energy Partners LLC, a private investment company he founded in 2011. Remvest is currently focused on energy investments and commodities trading in Latin America. Mr. Dey has been active in the global energy sector since 1999 with experience across three distinct industries (exploration & production, investment banking and private equity). Previously, he was a Founder and Chief Financial Officer of Remora Energy, a Private Equity backed E&P company that was successfully divested for US$350 million during 2011. Prior to starting Remora, he was an Assistant Vice President for First Reserve Corporation, the world’s largest and oldest private equity firm focused exclusively on the energy industry. While at First Reserve Mr. Dey was directly involved in $1.6 billion of equity commitments and $3.9 billion of investment realizations. He was also part of the global energy group at Deutsche Bank Securities in New York. Mr. Dey started his career working in multiple Finance, Planning and Business Development roles with EnCana Corporation based in Calgary, Canada.
Mr. Dey currently serves on the Alumni Advisory Board at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary. In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Young Professionals in Energy organization and the RBC Investing in New Canadians Program. Mr. Dey holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Calgary.
Michael A. Williams
Michael Williams is Vice President of Remvest Energy Partners, a private investment company focused on the energy sector. Remvest is currently focused on energy investments and commodities trading in Latin America. Mr. Williams has been active in the global energy sector since 1999 with experience across both the exploration & production and oilfield services sector and with a focus on Latin America.
Previously he was the Sr. Operations and Corporate Planning Coordinator for Remora Energy. Mr. Williams joined Remora shortly after its inception and oversaw the buildup of the organization in Colombia, oversaw operations across a ($100mm) capital program across two years which included 2 operated oilfields, over 7 operated exploration and appraisal wells, civil works and a 13 person Operations Team . His corporate planning responsibilities included asset management across 10 blocks (5 operated), corporate scheduling and budgeting, growth through bid rounds, business development and execution of the divestiture program in 2011.
Prior to his time at Remora, he held several executive level roles at both private and publicly traded global oilfield services companies in roles including corporate and business development, M&A, and project management.