Future Oil & Gas

1-2 Dec 2020

Galia Gil

Position: Senior Managing Consultant, IBM

Galia leads AI innovation projects to help companies find actionable insights from their unstructured data. Within the Oil & Gas sector, she has worked closely with subsurface functional experts to develop unique solutions such as an AI advisor solution which assist geoscientists in prospect evaluations.

Following the recent E&P downturn, Galia transferred expertise and lessons learned to the Media and Public sectors.  She currently leads the development of machine learning within a large government department and guides them on new ways of working. This cross-sector experience has given Galia a unique view on business drivers in different industries.

Prior to joining IBM, Galia spent 15 years working internationally as a consultant with global E&P companies, including Statoil, Maersk and ConocoPhillips, focusing on workflow optimisation and data management.

Galia holds a BSc. in Geophysics from University of Alberta, Canada, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Geoscience from Royal Holloway, London.