Moussa Diao


Moussa Diao is CEO of Oryx Energies (OESA). He leads the company’s oil trading and downstream (storage and distribution) activities including the expansion of its speciality oil-derived products and services, such as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), lubricants and a specialised bunkering service.

Mr Diao has been with OESA for over 20 years. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr Diao led the West Africa and Central Africa trading desk at the company’s headquarters in Geneva. He began his career with OESA as a junior trader, prior to developing Oryx Energies’ LPG commercial activities in Benin, and then leading the growth of Oryx Energies’ trading activities as regional office Manager in Côte d’Ivoire.

Moussa Diao has a degree in Physical Engineering from EPFL (Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland) and a Master’s in Energy Policy from ENSPM of the French Institute of Petroleum (IFP).


Moussa Diao