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Appointed: 11 September 2017.
Committee memberships: Chairman of the HSSE and Reserves Committees, and member of the Nomination 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: 5 February 2020
Committee memberships: Chairman of the Nomination Committee and member of the HSSE, Reserves and International Relations Committees
Key skills and experience: David has vast experience as an international business leader in the energy sector with strong technical and commercial skills. He has over 40 years in technical, commercial, business development, general management and executive roles across all aspects of the oil & gas and energy business, spanning most regions of the world.
Current external appointments: David is currently serving as a Non-Executive Director for a number of listed companies including Hess Corporation, a large, currently integrated US oil and gas company; FlexLNG, a Norwegian listed LNG shipping company, and Costain plc, one of the UK’s leading smart infrastructure solutions providers.
Previous relevant experience: David retired as a Non-Executive Director from the Board of Rockhopper Exploration plc in May 2019, where he served as Chairman from 2016 to 2019. Other past Directorships include Caza Oil & Gas Inc and Cape plc, where he served as Chairman from 2006 to 2008. David’s earlier career consisted ofa number of executive positions including in Pioneer Natural Resources, where he was executive vice president for international operations, BG Group, Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO), LASMO plc, and Shell UK.