Director of Geology
Frederico “Fred” Ribeiro joined Apex in December 2016 as Director of Geology and has over 30 years of broad geoscience experience, including five years based in Egypt.
Prior to joining Apex, he was a global new ventures and exploration independent consultant. He has also served in several managerial and technical positions around the world with a variety of exploration and production companies (majors, independents and NOC).
Fred holds a bachelor’s degree in geological engineering from the School of Mines of the Federal University of Ouro Preto (EM-UFOP), Minas Gerais, Brazil, a master of science’s degree in remote sensing from the National Institute of Spatial Research (INPE), São Paulo, Brazil and a doctorate in structural geology and tectonics from EM-UFOP in cooperation with the Royal Holloway University of London. He is a member and a certified petroleum geologist of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.