Born in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Joel is an Electrical Engineer with more than 30 years experience in the Oil & Gas industry, in the areas of automation and digitalisation. After more than 10 years as an independent consultant, Joel is now the Chief Commercial Officer of boutique Digitalisation solution provider Eigen Ltd, based in Leatherhead, Surrey. Joel holds a MSc in Electrical Engineering – Systems from the University of Southern California and most recently an MSc in Advanced Security and Digital Forensics from Edinburgh Napier University.