Kenneth (Ken) Charsinsky has over 36 years of worldwide international E&P experience in both technical and management roles. After receiving an MS geology degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, he commenced his career with Cities Service Oil and Gas Company. He has subsequently worked for Oxy, Maxus Energy, CMS (Nomeco) Oil and Gas Company and Noble Energy Inc. He has held several management positions including assignments as MD in Congo and Tunisia. Prior to assuming his current role as managing director of Neon Energy, Mr Charsinsky was exploration director, international new ventures for Noble Energy Inc. He was responsible for the acquisition of a number of key strategic assets in Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Nicaragua and Southeast Asia.