Hugo Dijkgraaf is the board member responsible for Carbon Management & Hydrogen, Digital & Technology, Integrated Reservoir Management, Global Exploration, Global Development & Engineering, Global Production & Operational Excellence and Major Projects. The Dutchman has a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Delft University of Technology, joined Wintershall in 2000 and assumed various technical, operational and leadership roles in five countries. From 2017 until 2019 he was heading the Norwegian activities as Managing Director. He joined Wintershall Dea’s Board of Executive Directors in 2019 where among others he has been developing and implementing the operational Greenhouse Gas emission reduction programs as well as the company`s Carbon Capture & Storage and gas-based hydrogen project pipeline. Since July 2023, Hugo is also responsible for Wintershall Dea`s Latin American activities, most notable the activities in Argentina and Mexico.