The People that work at Gemini specialists with a broad professional experience in the oil industry, financing, banking, business administration and commodity trading.

Our staff and team of professionals responsible for managing our companies consist of 48 experts and specialists with a broad professional experience in the oil industry, financing, banking, business administration and commodity trading.

Niek Tersteeg, Chief Executive Officer
Niek has over 40 years experience in the oil business. He started out as a deckhand working on oil rigs and production platforms. He then worked his way through college and university, whilst gaining experience with the basic oil industry at several places around the world. Niek has worked on rigs in the North Sea, North Atlantic, the Persian Gulf, South East Asia as well as the Gulf of Mexico. After finishing business school and university he started working with several oil companies, based in Rotterdam,  in various levels.

Aref Djalali,  Chief Operations Officer
Aref, borned and raised in an oil country, graduate from Fontys University Eindhoven, in Software Engineering. He has worked for several world’s most admire companies in the Netherlands as Software Engineer, Process Engineer, Support Coordinator and Team leader. In 2015 he chose to enter the oil business world and started working with Gemini Group of Companies. Has been a great key in many projects such as; Middle East and Europe.

Hans Thygesen, Business Development Manager
Hans Thygesen have over 30 years’ experience within trading, financing, advisory and brokerage worldwide and business development. He has over the years assisted numerous Clients in Project Management, establishing and finishing turn key projects.

Hans track record includes;

  • Projects in Egypt facilitating investments in the oil Sector, construction, renewable energy and power generation
  • Advisor for MAN Diesel SE in Libya
  • Advisor BWSC in Iraq and Libya
  • Representative for companies in the Middle East
  • Delivery of complete business- solutions for our clients in Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon
  • Negotiation of agreements with several companies in Scandinavia, Europe, US and the Arab world

Farid Theba, Senior Trading Manager Middle East
Farid has a background in chemical engineering and has worked in the petroleum industry for over 20 years. He worked as a Process Engineer in both downstream as well as upstream operations in various parts of the world. As a certified Project Manager he has also managed projects with respect to new technologies in the petroleum industry.

In 2009 he started to actively be involved in the trading of petroleum products – sourcing and supply, and has established a small network of contacts as a result that is used to the benefit of Gemini Group of Companies.

Alexander Kostylev, Trading Manager Russia
Highly qualified specialist in import and export of petroleum products. Alexander works by the principle: “If I do not reach the intended result, then extracted from this lesson, and again repeat attempt, lead the company to the planned target! ” A disciplined, focused and goal orientated individual. We are proud to have him on board.

Pierre Huberson TAPE, Trading Manager West Africa
Pierre, graduated of INSEEC Business School Paris, is an experienced consultant in the management of information system projects. He is currently working on the development of Gemini Group of Companies in West Africa.