Physics alumnus Peter S. Kallos (1981)
Peter Kallos is
Executive Vice-President International of Petro Canada
As Executive Vice-President, International, Peter Kallos is responsible for leading and growing Petro-Canada’s international business. He took up the role, based in London, in January 2004 after joining Petro-Canada in April 2003 as Vice-President of Corporate Planning and Communications. In his current role, he is a member of the Corporation’s Executive Leadership Team.
Mr. Kallos began his career in 1982 as a Production Engineer with Marathon Oil and Carless Exploration. He joined Enterprise Oil in 1988 as a Petroleum Engineer, leading a team developing the Nelson Field in the UK North Sea. After moving to Enterprise’s Business Development Group in 1993, he became Business Development Manager in 1996, responsible for acquisitions and disposals and focussing on new business and strategy.
Mr. Kallos transferred to Rome in 1998 as Chief Executive of Enterprise’s Italian subsidiary. He returned to Aberdeen in 2000 as General Manager of Enterprise’s UK Business Unit, and in 2002 was appointed to the company’s Executive Committee.
Following the takeover of Enterprise by Royal Dutch Shell, Mr. Kallos worked
as External Affairs Director of Shell Exploration and Production UK, with special
responsibility for strategy development and portfolio management.
Mr. Kallos holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Applied Physics from Strathclyde University, Glasgow and a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh.