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Bureau Members

The List of Bureau Members for 2020-2021

As elected at the Fourteenth Session of the Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane, Agenda item 2, Election of Officers, 7-8 November 2019, Geneva, Switzerland

Chair:

Raven Ridge Resources, Inc
Mr. Raymond PILCHER
President
Raven Ridge Resources, Inc.

Vice-Chairs:

Member States:

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mr. Admir SOFTIĆ
Assistant Minister for Energy Sector
Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations 

Poland
Mr. Pawel PIKUS
Deputy Director of the Department of Oil and Gas
Ministry of Energy

Mr. Jacek SKIBA
Chief Specialist
Central Mining Institute of Katowice 

Republic of Serbia 
Mr. Milanko SAVIC 
Head of Department of Geological and Mining Inspection
Ministry of Energy and Mining

Russian Federation
Mr. Sergey SHUMKOV 
Deputy Director 
Department of Coal Industry
Ministry of Energy

Turkey
Mr. Hasan Hüseyin ERDOĞAN 
Head of Strategic Management Department 
Directorate of Strategy Development
Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey

Ukraine
Mr. Igor YASHCHENKO
Deputy Director Department of Industrial Safety, Physical Protection, Labour and Social Policy
Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry

United States of America
Mr. C. Ozgen KARACAN 
Petroleum Engineer
Eastern Energy Resources Science Center of the US Geological Survey

NGOs and Private sector:

A-TEC Anlagentechnik GmbH
Mr. Clemens BACKHAUS 
Engineer
A-TEC Anlagentechnik GmbH

Advanced Resources International, Inc.
Mr. Clark TALKINGTON 
Senior Consultant
Advanced Resources International, Inc.

Association of Donbass Mining Towns
Mr. Yuriy BOBROV 
Executive Director
Association of Donbass Mining Towns

HEL-EAST Ltd 
Mr. Neil BUTLER
Technical Director
HEL-EAST Ltd

Independent
Mr. Lukasz KROPLEWSKI
Independent Expert

Research Centre of Excellence on CMM in Shanxi
Mr. Zhixin JIN
Chairman
Research Centre of Excellence on CMM in Shanxi

Sindicatum Sustainable Resources
Mr . David CREEDY 
Managing Director, CMM & VAM
Sindicatum Sustainable Resources

Bureau Meetings and Calls