Jose Formigli, SPE, has been appointed to Aker Solutions’ Innovation Board and will serve as an adviser for the company’s overall strategic decisions. Formigli has more than 30 years’ experience in the Brazilian upstream sector in areas including well construction, subsea, and topsides engineering. He retired from Petrobras as the director of exploration and production earlier this year. He also serves as a member of the advisory board at Energy Ventures and consults through his company Forsea Engenharia. Formigli holds an engineering degree from Instituto Militar de Engenharia and an MBA from COPPEAD Graduate School of Business of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.