Founder and Managing Partner
Sylvie D’Apote has 20 years of experience as an international energy consultant, largely focusing on Latin America. Based in Brazil since 2003, she has focused on natural gas, developing a deep expertise in supply-demand analysis, regulatory issues, market integration, cross-border gas and LNG trade, and gas- power convergence. After founding PRYSMA E&T in 2003, Ms. D’Apote has joined forces with international and regional consulting groups, acting as Director for Gas in the Southern Cone for IHS-CERA (2005-2009) and Managing Partner of the Oil & Gas Practice of GAS ENERGY (2009-2013). Prior to moving to Brazil, Ms. D’Apote headed the Latin American Program at the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris (1997-2003), was senior economist for WEFA Energy, in London, UK (1995-97) and researcher at the OCDE in Paris (1991-94).
Sylvie D’Apote is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences, both in Brazil and abroad, on various subjects related to the Brazilian and South America oil and gas industry. She is the author of a book published by the International Energy Agency “South American Gas: Daring to Tap the Bounty”.
Ms. D’Apote has a Suma Cum Laude 5-year degree (BS + MS) in Economics from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy, and a Master's Degree in Energy Technology from the Imperial College, University of London, UK.
She speaks fluently English, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.