Rob Veersma, Global Director Training & Development at Gazprom International

Rob J.H. Veersma MSC (1955) is Director Training & Development at Gazprom International in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He is responsible for implementing international training programs for Gazprom, aligned with the competence management system and tailored to local needs. He creates integrated accelerated learning experiences for the assigned population and integrate learning into the community. He applies organizational effectiveness experiences to enable business performance improvement. 

He was previously working for Shell International and amongst others he was the Commercial Academy Global Learning Director and in that role he was responsible for all aspects of global capability building that enables world-class deal making. Over the years of his 25+ years of experience he was focusing on global onboarding, virtual working, leadership development and portfolio management. He has published often, and given many public speeches on among others, Performance Improvement, Just-in-time-learning, Learning and Ethics, Virtual Working, and ROI of Learning.

Gazprom EP International BV  is a global operator of Gazprom’s foreign projects in the field of prospecting, exploration and development of hydrocarbon fields. The company is headquartered in Amsterdam (Netherlands). In the city of St. Petersburg (Russian Federation), there is a corporate service center that provides consulting support to the companies of the Gazprom EP International BV Group. 

Our key tasks are: project management in the field of prospecting, exploration and production of hydrocarbons; search, appraisal and acquisition of new oil and gas assets in oil and gas producing regions of the world, representing the interests of the Gazprom Group in relations with foreign state and private companies.

We operate in 15 countries on three continents, helping to strengthen the economic and energy potential of partner countries. Working in various parts of the world, from hot deserts to endless seas, we have accumulated a wealth of experience in the field of hydrocarbon exploration and production. The company unites hundreds of professionals in its projects all over the world.