The Right Team

The founders as well as the members
of the management team are all
senior executives with extensive experience. 

Chief Executive Officer

Stéphane co-founded Beam in 2015 and was instrumental in creating SLU in 2018. With 30+ years’ experience, he is an expert in natural resources and green disruptive technologies. Engineer from Ecole Centrale Paris, Stéphane was Chief Investment Officer at Société Générale Asset Management and a consultant with Elliott Advisors.

Chief Operating Officer

Susana is director of operations. With 12+ years’ experience, she is an expert in oil and gas production technology, production engineering and operations. A petroleum engineer, Susana was previously head of production technology for a joint venture between Shell and PDVSA in Venezuela. She has BS and MS in Petroleum Engineering.

Chief Technology Officer

Pierre co-founded Beam in 2015. With 20+ years’ experience, he is a geologist and expert in oil production enhancement technologies and has brought several technologies to American oilfields from countries such as Russia and the Ukraine. Pierre is managing director at Vulcain and has founded a number of companies. Engineer Ecole des Mines de Paris.

SVP, Corporate Development

Adam is responsible for business development and corporate growth. With 25+ years’ experience, he is an expert at increasing existing oil and gas production and reducing costs of operation. He has worked at Enverus, Paradigm and Objective Reservoir.

Senior Production Engineer

Tim is a senior production engineer. With 38+ years’ experience, he is a Permian Basin expert. A mechanical engineer, Tim has worked in production facilities and engineering; well stimulation; re-entry and repair; operations management; and field-testing technologies for Amoco, Altura, Oxy, Whiting Petroleum and Trinity.

Director of Business Development – Land

Eric is director of business development – land. With 14+ years’ experience, he is an expert in managing all land-related aspects of oil and gas development with expertise in unconventional, conventional and enhanced oil recovery. He has worked for Denbury Resources, Land Star Dale Resources.

Finance Director

Leying is finance director. With 25+ years’ experience, she is an expert in accounting/reporting for both public and private companies. Leying has spent 11 years as corporate controller at various publicly traded oil and gas companies, including Rooster Energy, GeoMet, Key Energy Services and Dynegy.

Superintendent Production

Richard has over 30 years of experience in the petroleum industry including production, downhole, completion, and field management with a focus on cost-containment. His current role is Field Superintendent for production in both West and East Texas.


Dan is a petroleum engineer. With 25+ years’ experience, he has worked for operating and consulting companies: Amerada Hess, GOM Shelf, Object Reservoir, Phoenix Exploration Company and Breitburn Energy Partners. Dan has managed reservoir engineering consulting projects in hundreds of fields across Texas, Los Angeles, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Colorado.

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