Mauro Hoyer

Mauro Hoyer

Since September 2009, Mauro Hoyer has been director of the Department of Information at the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID). Based in Vienna, Austria, OFID has activities in 130 countries. Throughout his 30-year career, he has worked extensively in the oil and gas sector, holding various technical and managerial positions in the areas of government affairs, external relations, strategic planning, e-business and downstream operations, during which he has accumulated over 10 years of direct experience in corporate communications. Hoyer was latterly a strategic planning consultant for the Kuwait Oil Company and international affairs manager for PetrĂ³leos de Venezuela.

Director of Information, OPEC Fund for International Development

Interview by Dafydd Phillips

From coal researcher to director of information: your career has certainly been a varied one. Could you help us trace...