Marcel van Poecke is Head and Managing Director for Carlyle International Energy Partners (CIEP). CIEP focuses on the energy sector outside North America with a focus on oil & gas: upstream, midstream, downstream, and oil field services. He has more than 25 years of experience in the Energy sector. Mr. van Poecke is also the Chairman of AtlasInvest, a private holding company that he founded in 2007. AtlasInvest is engaged in investments across the broad energy spectrum. Additionally, he is the Chairman of Oranje-Nassau Energie (ONE), an AtlasInvest portfolio company with oil & gas assets in the North Sea and West Africa. Mr. van Poecke has a degree in agricultural business administration from the University of Wageningen and a Master in Business Administration from the William E. Simon School of Management of the University of Rochester, USA.