Ronald Gajdica

Investment Team, Engineering

Dr. Gajdica is a Managing Director and leads EIG Engineering which provides technical support across all aspects of EIG’s businesses.  Prior to joining EIG in 2017, Dr. Gajdica was Global Head of Acquisitions and Divestitures (A&D) at Citi Energy Investment Bank, Senior Vice President of A&D at EV Energy Partners, and Managing Director in the Scotiabank A&D business.  His domestic and international experience with large E&P companies includes 5 years at Tenneco, 10 years at ARCO including Global Director of Reservoir Studies, and 8 years at BHP-Billiton as Petroleum Engineering Manager, Americas Production Manager, Atlantis Deepwater Project Manager, and Global Head of Planning and Evaluation.  He has been involved in 121 deals totaling over $68 billion.

Dr. Gajdica earned a B.S (magna cum laude) and M.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University, and a PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University.  He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, where he was a technical editor for 13 years, is a Registered Professional Engineer, and has published many technical papers.