MEET THE TEAM

Matt Szwedzicki (B Eng, B Comm, GAICD) – Managing Director

Matt has over 20 years of corporate and commercial experience, having worked in senior leadership roles with a focus on M&A, corporate growth and investment strategy in the energy and resources industry. Matt co-founded and raised institutional capital for the Company. Prior to that Matt’s energy experience includes executive roles at Origin, DUET and Woodside. Matt is currently a non-executive director of West Cobar Metals Limited (ASX:WC1).

Brendon Morton (B Comm, CA) – Company secretary

Brendon is an experienced Company Secretary and is also well versed in ASX/ASIC compliance matters. He is currently acting as Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer for Anglo Australian Resources NL (ASX:AAR).

James Jordan (B Sc, M ScD) – General Manager Exploration & New Ventures

James is a highly experienced geoscientist with over 30 years experience in the global oil and gas exploration sector. He has led multiple exploration teams across the globe and held senior management roles within leading oil and gas exploration companies including Enterprise Oil, Shell International, Paladin Resources, Faroe Petroleum and Woodside Energy. During his successful career he has been instrumental in several significant commercial oil & gas discoveries in the UK, Norway and Asia. James holds a BSc (Hons) in Geology and an MSc in Stratigraphy from the University of London.

Dr Mark Pay (B Sc, M Sc, PhD) – General Manager Subsurface

Mark is a geoscientist with over 25 years experience primarily working in the oil and gas sector for multi-national and independent companies including Enterprise Oil, Shell, Faroe Petroleum, and Woodside. He has held several senior management roles with extensive experience across four continents, including many years working the UK Continental Shelf. Mark graduated from the University of Bristol with a BSc (1st Class) in Geology in 1994, holds an MSc from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London and a PhD on the petroleum geology of the Clair Field, West of Shetland.

Cameron Manifold (B Eng) – General Manager Operations & Engineering

Cameron is a highly experienced oil and gas professional with over 30 years global industry involvement. Through his extensive engineering career, Cameron has been involved in a wide range of energy projects encompassing onshore conventional, unconventional gas/oil projects to offshore shallow water, subsea and deepwater exploration, appraisal and development. These projects have been undertaken in Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Cameron has been involved with the conceptual design, detailed design and successful execution of a number of innovative offshore field developments with major oil and gas companies including Ampolex, Woodside, ROC Oil, Chevron and BHP Petroleum. He established and ran AWT International, a regionally focused engineering consultancy. In recent years, Cameron has provided support to industry body (SPE and OGP) committees developing Life-of-asset Well Integrity Management Systems.

Timothy McMahon (B Bus, CA) – Chief Financial Officer

Tim is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in resources and public practice. The majority of his experience has been in the oil and gas industry with Woodside, where he also spent time evaluating renewable investment opportunities with Woodside’s subsidiary, Metasource. Tim has also held senior finance roles at Roy Hill and ASX listed FAR Limited. Tim has been with the Company for four years and is responsible for its finance function.