Alexandra Ashikhmina

Alexandra Ashikhmina

Managing Director, Americas

Alexandra (Sasha) is responsible for assembly development and Oil & Gas Council’s growth in North, South and Central America. Her responsibilities include managing NOCs, local government bodies and IOCs’ relationships; program engagement; market research and identifying new investment opportunities within the region’s energy sector.

Originally from Russia, she moved to London in 2005 to follow her passion in writing and English language. During her 9 years of energy experience she wrote numerous energy investment guides and was persistent enough to secure exclusive interviews with high profile figures including Fidel Castro, former President of Cuba, Hugo Chavez, the former President of Venezuela, and Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat, the first President of Mongolia.

Outside of the Oil & Gas Council Alexandra is extremely active both culturally and physically. She is competing in MMA and kick-boxing and published her first book in 2014.