Robert Herrenschmidt offers a wealth of experience in operational and financial matters related to oil downstream activities.
Bob has developed in-depth expertise on all issues related to operational performance of refineries and petrochemical plants, the sales and supply of crude oil as well as the marketing and distribution of oil and gas products. As a consultant, he has worked on transaction and privatisation projects of refineries and petrochemical plants worldwide, conducting Due-Diligences and valuations. He has also carried out many strategic technical and financial studies in the context of restructuring plans and distressed business situations.
Prior to joining Fair Links in 2008, Bob worked for over 30 years with British Petroleum (BP) where he was the General Manager of the Dunkerque and Lavéra refineries. He previously had been in charge of crude oil supply for BP in Europe.
Bob holds a Master in Engineering from the École Nationale de Chimie de Lille (France).
Bob is a native French speaker and is fluent in English.