Evelyn Parra

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Honorary Associate

Biography

More than twenty five years of extensive finance and compliance corporate, public and advisory experience out of which twenty dedicated to hydrocarbon and mining projects including Oil and Gas Legal, Regulatory and Capacity Building Expert for the National Direction of Energy – Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining in Uruguay (World Bank), Tax and Finance Expert for the Institutional and Regulatory Assessment of the Extractive Industries in Myanmar (ASI/World Bank-UK DFID); Team Lead for the Technical Assistance and Capacity Building project for the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum in Afghanistan (ASI/UK DFID); Design and Delivery of training seminars to senior officials from the Ministry of Petroleum of Nigeria in Dubai (Petroleum Expertise, Ltd); advisory, training and coaching of members of the General Direction of Audit and Petroleum Economics of the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy in Equatorial Guinea (RPS Energy, Ltd); Tax Management for SINCOR a vertically integrated extra-heavy oil joint venture (Total/PDVSA/Statoil) and Anadrill-Schlumberger a leading oil field service provider in Venezuela and Latin America. Tax Auditor and Consultant for the International Accounting firm KPMG and Law firm Torres Plaz y Araujo.

In 2008 obtained the degree of Master of Laws (LLM) in Petroleum Taxation and Finance at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), University of Dundee in Scotland. This followed by a Diploma in Hydrocarbons and Mines Laws, a Specialization in Tax Laws and a bachelor’s degree in Accountancy in Venezuela.