Francisco Pimenta de Castro | 89 Connect
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Francisco is an Oil and Gas Consultant, with experience in Legal and Compliance Operations. Francisco's academic background is in Contract Law from Harvard University, with a 'Distinction' LL.M in Oil and Gas Law from the University of Aberdeen. He also obtained his BA in Political Science and International Relations from Universidade Catolica Portuguesa.

English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
Consultant | Oil and Gas
Raftel Consulting
Business, Carbon, Coal, Climate, Commercial law, Conflict Resolution, Constitutional, Corporate Policy, Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cross-Border Cooperation, Decision-Making, Economics, EIB, Energy, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Ethics, European Studies, EU Governance, EU Industrial Policy, EU Law, Fiscal Policy, Foreign Policy, Foreign Trade, Fundraising, Governance, Industrial Policy, International Affairs, International Development, International Law, International Relations, Investment Policy, Justice, Law, Management, Maritime Affairs, OECD, OPEC, Petroleum Industry, Political Economy, Political Science, Public Policy, Research, Innovation, Strategic Studies, Sustainable Development

My focus is in International Energy Law, with strong knowledge in Corporate Governance, Resource Management, Investment Disputes and Regulatory, being able to provide legal advice throughout the entire lifecycle of Oil & Gas investments.

I have also experience in EU funding, Utilities, European Economic Policy and Public International Law. Strong motivation for Social Innovation, Responsible Business and Sustainability as a Strategy.

I am a proud Co-Founder of Raftel Consulting, a management consulting firm based in Luanda, Angola, specialising in the Portuguese-speaking African markets, focused on governmental social development projects.

In the past, I have also worked at the Foreign Office in Portugal, conducting research projects at the Directorate General of European Affairs, analysing the European Economic Bilateral Relations.

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