Caspian International Petroleum Company
Mr. Marchand is General Counsel of the Meridian Capital group and serves as a member of its investment committee. From 1998 to 2005, Mr. Marchand was a lawyer at (and from January 2003) a partner of White & Case LLP, an international law firm. Mr. Marchand was based in the London and New York offices of White & Case LLP. From 1996 to 1998, Mr Marchand was a solicitor at Linklaters, an international law firm and, prior thereto, an attorney at Cliffe Dekker Inc., a South African law firm. Mr. Marchand served as a non-executive director of Indago Petroleum Limited, an AIM traded oil and gas exploration company which held a portfolio of assets in Oman (2005 to 2009) and as a non-executive director of Thistle Mining, Inc., a Canadian company (formerly both AIM traded and listed on the TSX) that owned the President Steyn Gold Mine in South Africa and the Masbate Gold Mine in the Philippines (2005 to 2009). Mr. Marchand holds a BCL degree from Oxford University, United Kingdom, an LL.B from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, and a Bachelor of Commerce and H.Dip.Tax degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.
Focus in petroleum industry