Justus Kay was appointed as Drilling Operations Manager in March 2019, covering general management of all Schlumberger Drilling Product Lines in Sub-Sahara Africa. With a career spanning over 18 years in the Oil and Gas industry, all of which with Schlumberger, Justus has been exposed to a variety of technical, functional and managerial positions across multiple geographies.
From 2015 to 2019 he served as VP Marketing and Technology, first for the Geoservices Product Line in Paris, and from 2016 for the combined Drilling and Measurements and Geoservices Product Lines in Houston. Prior to this, he held numerous assignments of progressing responsibility in operations management and sales including: Field Service Manager in the Gulf of Mexico, Operations Manager in US Onshore, and OFS Sales and Commercial Manager for Schlumberger Continental Europe.
He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, and other professional certification from Imperial College London and INSEAD, France.