Energy Business Leaders
Chief Operating Officer Naftogaz Group
Otto Waterlander has 30 years of experience across the oil and gas value chain. He has developed deep expertise in leading transformations, in operational and commercial business improvement, and in business development. Otto gained a distinctive profile in the natural gas and LNG markets, where he supported many companies in the (re)negotiation and arbitration of long-term contracts.
Before joining Naftogaz, Mr. Waterlander was a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company where he co-led the global Oil & Gas practice. Before that, he was a Partner in the energy practice at Booz & Company. He started his career with Royal Dutch Shell in May 1990, where he had various roles in the Netherlands and Venezuela until the end of 1997.
Otto Waterlander acquired his Masters Degree in Business Economics at Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He speaks Dutch, English, German and Spanish.