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Simon Lockett was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 19 January 2016.
Committee memberships: Chairman of the HSSE Committee, member of the Audit Committee, and member of the Nomination Committee.
Skills and experience: Simon is currently the Chairman and a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees of Loyz Energy Limited. He is a Non-Executive Director of Triyards Holdings Limited where he also serves as the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees. He is also a non-executive advisor to the Board and CEO of Pico Petroleum Limited, a privately owned exploration and production company based in Cairo.
Between 2005 and 2014 Simon was the Chief Executive Officer of Premier Oil Plc. Prior to being appointed as CEO Simon held a number of senior operational roles at Premier Oil plc including Operations Director between 2003 and 2005.
Simon studied Biochemistry at Sheffield University and holds an MBA from Manchester Business School.
Chakib Sbiti was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 19 April 2012.
Committee memberships: Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, member of the HSSE Committee, member of the Nomination Committee, and member of the Audit Committee.
Skills and experience: Chakib has over 30 years’ experience at Schlumberger, an international oilfield services company, where he was executive vice president of oilfield services from 2003 to 2010 and president Asia from 1999, a role which was expanded to include the Middle East for the period 2001 to 2003. He has also been special adviser to the chairman and chief executive officer of Schlumberger (since 2010) and held various senior operational roles prior to 1999.
Chakib studied electrical engineering in France and holds a MSc from the École Nationale Supérieure d’Igénieurs in Caen, France.
Mehmet Öğütçü was appointed to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 21 November 2011.
Committee memberships: Member of the Nomination Committee, the HSSE Committee, and the Remuneration Committee.
Skills and experience: Mehmet is currently chairman of the Global Resources Partnership, a natural resources strategy group. Mehmet was appointed in March 2013 as the Energy Charter Secretary-General’s special envoy for the MENA region. He leads Bosphorus Energy Club, a gathering of top energy, investment and geopolitical executives in Eurasia, MENA and Southeast Europe since September 2013.
Previously, Mehmet served as director for international government and corporate affairs at BG Group (2005-2011), the head of the OECD’s global forum on international investment and regional outreach programmes (2000-2005), the principal administrator for Asia-Pacific and Latin America at the International Energy Agency (1994-2000), a Turkish diplomat in Ankara, Beijing, Brussels and Paris (1986-1994), deputy inspector at Is¸ Bankasi, NATO research fellow, the EU’s Jean Monnet fellow and adviser to the late President Turgut Ozal.