Tom Maher is the President and COO of Apex International, an Egypt and North African focused Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Company. Tom was formerly Region Vice President and General Manager, Apache Egypt Companies from 2013-May 2016. Apache, through its two JV companies, became the largest gross oil and gas operator in Egypt in the 3Q of 2015.
As Geological Manager and Exploration Manager for Apache in Egypt in 2002-2009, he led a team focused on exploration of new acreage acquired in government bid rounds, farm-in and acquisition. That team was responsible for a number of significant oil and gas discoveries in the Abu Gharadig, Faghur, and Matruh Basins in the Western Desert of Egypt.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of Massachusetts, a master’s in Geology from Miami University (Ohio), and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. He is an American Association of Petroleum Geologists Certified Petroleum Geologist.
While in Cairo Tom served as a director for both the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt and the Community Service Association.