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Mr Goh Hock: Chairman
Until recently, Mr Goh was President of Network and Infrastructure Solutions, a division of Schlumberger Limited, based in London with revenue in excess of US$1.5 billion. He had global responsibility of Schlumberger's outsourcing services, security, business continuity and networked related business units.
Prior to that, Hock was President of Schlumberger Asia based in Beijing, China where he managed their Asian operations consisting of a broad range of services including oil field services, outsourcing, financial software and smartcards. Hock was responsible for US$800 million in revenue and more than 2,000 employees spread across 17 countries.
In his 25 year career with Schlumberger, Hock held several other field and management responsibilities in the oil and gas industry spanning more than ten countries in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Hock started as an oil field service engineer in Indonesia in 1980 before moving to Australia where he worked on the rigs in Roma, Queensland, Bass Strait in Victoria and the Northwest Shelf, offshore Western Australia.
Mr Goh is also an operating partner with Baird Capital Partners, the U.S. based buyout fund of Baird Private Equity, providing change-of-control and growth capital to middle-market companies. Baird Private Equity has raised and managed $1.7 billion in capital. He also serves on the Board of Xaloy Holdings, a US based steel components manufacturer for the plastic industry. He received his B Eng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Monash University, Australia. He also completed an Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD/ France in 2004.
Hock is also serving as Chairman of MEC Resources Ltd (ASX: MMR), and Non-Executive Director of BPH Energy Ltd (ASX: BPH).
Mr David Breeze: Executive Director
David has extensive experience in transaction structuring, corporate advisory and funding for listed and unlisted companies and has held executive, consulting and/or board positions across a range of stockbroking companies in Australia including Daiwa Securities, Eyres Reed McIntosh and BNZ North's.
David Breeze has provided capital raising, valuation and corporate advisory services for a wide ranging group of resources companies including Independent Experts reports for asset valuation under the provisions of the Australian Stock Exchange Rules and Corporations Law. The advisory function included advice on corporate structure, ASX listing rules and the structuring and running of IPO's. He has also published in the Australian Securities Industry Journal on resource valuation.
David has worked on the structuring, capital raising and public listing of over 80 companies involving in excess of $250 million. These capital raisings covered a diverse range of areas including oil and gas, gold, biotechnology and manufacturing. David Breeze is Chairman of Grandbridge Ltd, a publicly listed investment and advisory company, and an Executive Director of BPH Energy Ltd (ASX: BPH) and MEC Resources Ltd (ASX: MMR).
He holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Management, a Senior Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors of Australia.
Mr Eng Hin Tan: Non-Executive Director
Eng Hin Tan commenced his career with Schlumberger where he was employed as Oil Field Exploration Field Engineer in Brunei operations. He was subsequently appointed to significant management positions with Schlumberger throughout the region, including Sumatra, Kuala Lumpur, Bombay and Jakarta.
Since leaving Schlumberger he held positions of Technical Director and Managing Director, and Asia Pacific Sales Director for a range of corporations.
Eng Hin Tan currently controls his own private equity investment company.
Ms Deborah Ambrosini: Company Secretary & Executive Director
Deborah is a corporate accountant with over 10 years experience in accounting and business development spanning the biotechnology, mining, IT communications and financial services sectors. She has extensive experience in financial and business planning, compliance and taxation. Deborah is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and also holds the position of Executive Director and Company Secretary for other publicly listed entitites BPH Energy Ltd and MEC Resources, and Company Secretary for Grandbridge Limited.
Mr Ding Guiming
MEC has appointed Mr Ding Guiming, a former President of the world's largest oil producers (and former senior Chinese Government Ministerial official) as Chairman of its Advisory Panel.
Mr Ding was the former Head of Exploration for the China National Petroleum Company (CNPC), where he directed the exploration activity of more than 20 oilfields all over China. CNPC recently announced USD 86 billion in revenue. In addition to being President of the Daqing Oilfield, one of the largest and most profitable enterprises in China, Mr Ding has had 34 years of extensive, successful oilfield experience.
Mr Ding last served as Commissioner of the China State Asset Administration Office, where he reported directly to the Prime Minister's office. He supervised the reform of BaoSteel, Wuhan Steel and ChangJiang Shipping, all of which were major Chinese state enterprises. He retired from this position in 2004 achieving the rank of Vice Minister. Prior to that, Mr Ding was Assistant President of CNPC in Beijing from 1997 to 1998 where he oversaw the exploration and production bureau of CNPC oilfields in China.
Before moving to CNPC, he was the President of Daqing Oilfield, the biggest oilfield in China with production of 1.2 million barrels per day. In this capacity, Mr Ding managed the oil company as well as the service companies of Daqing Oilfield.
Mr Ding graduated from Chengdu Geology University majoring in geology. He is also Director of LianZhongYisheng Petroleum Exploration Co. Ltd, a Beijing based company.Jim Dirstein
Has a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto (Geology and Geophysics). With more than twenty-five years of international experience in the oil industry including the last twelve years as the founder/director of an independent geophysical consulting company, Jim has developed an eclectic set of technical and business skills working in a diverse range of geological and corporate settings. He has a proven track record with both small and large companies identifying, and applying, new and existing technology to improve corporate exploration/exploitation work flows. His broad technical skill-set and project management skills enable his consultancy (Total Depth) to provide a variety of services which include 2D/3D project work for prospect generation/appraisal/development, training, software support and business development to a large and diverse client base internationally in Petroleum and locally with Australian petroleum and minerals (Bowen Basin Permian Coal) companies.
Key ManagementMr Tobias Foster Corporate Development Manager
Tobias has over twelve years of experience in the resources industry, having previously performed the role of Operations Manager of a geochemical consultancy/research organisation before consulting to various resources and technical organisations. His commercial experience lies in business analysis, technical marketing and business development. In addition, he has managed the regulatory approvals and operations of Advent's offshore and onshore drilling and completions operations.
He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Australia, and a Master of Business Administration from Curtin University Graduate School of Business.