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Appointed: 11 September 2017.
Committee memberships: Chairman of the Reserves Committee and member of the Nomination Committee, and of the HSSE Committee.
Key skills and experience: Tim Bushell is a qualified geologist with over 35 years’ experience working in the oil and gas sector. He has worked at British Gas, Ultramar, LASMO, and Paladin Resources. Most recently Tim spent a decade as Chief Executive Officer at Falkland Oil and Gas Limited, and was co-founder of Core Energy AS. He is currently serving on the Boards of Petro Matad, Rockhopper Exploration, and Point Resources.
Current external appointments: Tim is a Non-Executive Director at Petro Matad, Rockhopper Exploration, and Point Resources.
Appointed: 24 April 2017
Committee memberships: Chairman of the Nomination Committee, and member of the Reserves Committee.
Key skills and experience: Stephen Whyte has almost 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. A significant part of his career has been spent at Royal Dutch Shell, where he held a variety of technical and commercial roles, and he also spent six years with UK Independent Clyde Petroleum, as Exploration Leader and then Commercial Director. Having left Royal Dutch Shell in 2011, Stephen became SVP, Europe and Central Asia, Commercial, for BG Group. Latterly he was Head of Exploration and Production at Galp Energia, Portugal’s largest listed company, where he also served on the Board.
Current external appointments: Stephen is Non-Executive Chairman of Sound Energy plc, a Non-Executive Director of Echo Energy plc, and an Independent Non-Executive Director of KazMunaiGas.