Mitchell McGeorge – Executive Chairman & CEO
Mitchell has 30 years experience in Commodities, Energy, Resources & Infrastructure Asset Management & Trading. Ex County Natwest, State Bank Victoria, Commonwealth Bank, Merrill Lynch & IAG Asset Management.
Vick Dusick – Independent Director BEMF
Vick has over 45 years experience as a Managing Partner of Ernst & Young Canada, publicly listed company CFO & Director. Vick was Managing Partner of E & Y’s Calgary Office with over 250 staff with a focus on Oil & Gas audit, tax, accounting, business risk & corporate structure. Highly experienced Public Company CFO & Director with Energy companies listed on TSX, ASX, NYSE & Nasdaq.
Dr. Cyril Widdershoven – Global Head of Strategy & Risk
Dr. Widdershoven is a veteran Energy market expert& holds several advisory positions at various international think-tanks & global Energy firms. He is a Fellow at the Payne Institute – Colorado School of Mines, Senior Lecturer – Erasmus University – Commodity & Trade MBA & Board Member Islamic Reporting Initiative. Dr. Widdershoven is a world renown Energy expert, particularly in the MENA Region & is an in-demand media commentator, author & conference speaker.
Ryan Marsden – Managing Director Physical & Derivatives Trading
Ryan has over 25 years experience in the trading of physical & derivative oil & gas, with the latter part spent in a C-Suite role. Ex crude Oil Trader at Shell, Director Crude Trading at Deutsche Bank & COO & Director of Trading at Concord Energy Singapore.
Isaac Abraham – Managing Director Head of GCC Region
Isaac has significant experience and expertise in advising on merger, acquisition and divesture to the upstream oil and gas industry. Focusing on assets located in Africa, Middle East, Russia/CIS, Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific, Isaac regularly liaises with strategic clients including International Oil Companies (IOCs), National Oil Companies (NOCs) and Independents. Isaac has advised numerous independent oil and gas companies as well as exceptionally larger players such as NOCs in respect of raising specialist reserve-based finance structures.
Osman Mekki – Managing Director Legal
Osman is an experienced and commercial Senior Lawyer with over 20 years experience, the majority of which was spent in energy, banking, infrastructure & regulatory sectors. On behalf of the Sudanese Govt & SudaPet, Osman led the legal department of 10 lawyers responsible for the assessment, revision & creation of transaction documents for oil & gas properties covering drilling, concession development, production-sharing, joint-venture & operational agreements. His role at SudaPet also included legal responsibility for acquisitions, product-sharing, dispositions, concession & Service Agreements for oil & gas companies in the development of surface & storage facilities, pipelines, petro-chemical facilities & other energy related projects.
Christopher Nicholls – Managing Director Compliance & Regulatory
Christopher is a Corporate and Securities Lawyer with over 30 years experience and is admitted to practice in Australia and the United Kingdom. Christopher has extensive compliance experience gained at both in-house and Regulatory bodies. He has previously worked in compliance roles at the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC), the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA UK). Christopher also acts as Company Secretary for a number of Publicly Listed Companies on global Tier1 Stock Exchanges.
Adam Haslam – Director Corporate Services
Adam has considerable experience in global financial & infrastructure markets as a proactive & influential project procurement & financing specialist. With considerable experience & connections in both buy-side & sell-side Oil & Gas Investment Banking, Adam has successfully negotiated transactions on several continents. Adam is experienced in financing of joint-ventures, acquisitions & divestures of upstream, as well as mid & downstream assets for Asset Managers, Public & Private companies alike.