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2016-2017 Season

Nathan Piper http://www.rbccm.com/energy/
RBC Capital Markets, President

Nathan is an E&P equity research analyst at RBC Capital Markets (#1 rated analyst, 2013 Extel Survey). He is focused on UK and Toronto Listed E&P companies, predominantly those active in Asia, Latin America, UK North Sea and FSU. He joined RBC in 2007 from Bridgewell's UK small cap oils team. Previously he spent time in venture capital - investing in early stage energy technologies with ITI Energy. Prior to which he was with oil industry consultant Wood Mackenzie for five years, mainly covering Asia (especially India). Nathan also worked for three years as a Project Geoscientist with Racal Survey on integrated geoscience projects in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, India, Egypt and Turkey. He has a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Geology from St Andrews University, a MSc in Basin Analysis from the Royal Holloway College, University of London. He is Fellow of the Geological Society, Director of The Scottish Oil Club and a Member of The Company of Merchants of Edinburgh.
Les Thomas
Member, Executive Vice President

Les is currently Chief Executive Officer of Ithaca Energy Inc, a North Sea focused oil and gas operating company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: IAE) and the London Stock Exchange AIM (LSE AIM: IAE). Les took up the post as CEO of Ithaca in October 2013, having worked in the industry for over 30 years in a variety of roles. Les spent 22 years with Marathon Oil Corporation in various locations in subsurface, engineering, operational and senior management positions, becoming the European Business Unit Leader, responsible for Marathon’s upstream business in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands and Norway. Les left Marathon in 2004 to join the Board of John Wood Group PLC as Chief Executive of the Wood Group Production Facilities business and as the Group Director responsible for HSE. He led the Wood Group Production Facilities business through organic growth and acquisitions to become a $2 billion+ turnover business operating in 25+ countries. Les joined the Board of the Scottish Oil Club in 2012.
Anton Ziolkowski http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/homes/amz/
University of Edinburgh, Vice President

Anton Ziolkowski was appointed to the new chair of Petroleum Geoscience at the University of Edinburgh in 1992. He is currently funded by Petroleum GeoServices (PGS) as part of a Strategic Alliance between PGS and the University of Edinburgh. In 2012 he was awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in collaboration with PGS. He co-founded MTEM Limited, a 2004 spinout from the University of Edinburgh, and was MTEM’s Technical Director until 2007, when the company was bought by PGS, where he became Chief Scientist, Geoscience and Engineering. He returned to the University from his secondment to MTEM and PGS in March 2010. He was Headquarters Geophysicist to the National Coal Board (1976-1980) and then consultant to the British National Oil Corporation (1980-1982), before embarking on an academic career in 1982 as Professor of Applied Geophysics at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. He held that position for ten years and then moved to Edinburgh in 1992. He received the Conrad Schlumberger Award of the European Association of Exploration Geophysicists, 1982; he was elected Member of Hollandse Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (Dutch Society of Scientists), 1991; he was Fall Distinguished Lecturer of the Society of Exploration Geophysicsts, 1994; he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1995; he was appointed Guest Professor, Changchun University of Science and Technology, China, 1997; he was elected Member of Academia Europaea, 2000. Many of his former students in Delft and Edinburgh now hold distinguished positions in academia, in oil companies, and in the oil-services sector.
Andrew Slessor http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Andy joined Wood Mackenzie in 2001 and works in the Sales and Account Management team, focusing on the financial and professional services sector.
Paul Binns
Member, Director

Paul worked for the British Geological Survey’s marine unit in Edinburgh before joining Shell’s Geophysical Research group in The Hague. He subsequently worked in technical and managerial roles in Shell’s operating units in the Middle East and Africa, and in business functions in The Hague. He now teaches externally at the Shell Global Solutions and at Heriot Watt University, as well as undertaking other work. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society and an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society.
David Black
Member, Director

David Black is an independent consultant with 30 years’ experience of advising on upstream commercial, corporate and strategic issues. He spent 19 years in a variety of senior roles with Wood Mackenzie and since then has been Principal Consultant and Owner of Black Oil Consultants.
Nigel Bradburn http://www.nigelbradburn.com
Nigel Bradburn Search, Director

Nigel Bradburn is Managing Partner of NBS Ltd, an Executive Search firm providing strategic hiring services to a range of operator and service company clients spanning the energy sector. Resident in Aberdeen for the last 15 years, he previously worked for the American oil companies Amerada Hess and Marathon Oil before moving into the Executive Search arena. He has been a member of the Scottish Oil Club for a number of years and joined the Board in 2010.
Patrick Corbett http://www.pet.hw.ac.uk
Heriot-Watt University, Director

Patrick Corbett graduated in 1977 with a degree in Geology (Exeter University) followed by a MSc in Micropalaeontology in 1978 (University College London), a postgraduate Diploma in Geological Statistics in 1982 (Kingston University), a PhD in Petroleum Engineering (Geopseudo Upscaling, 1993, Heriot-Watt University) and a DSc “Petroleum Geoengineering” (Heriot-Watt University - July 2006). From 1978, Patrick worked for 11 years in industry in various positions in international exploration and development geoscience for Unocal in the UK, Netherlands and Indonesia. Since coming to Heriot-Watt University in 1989, his research focus has been on the integration of geoscience and engineering through geological analysis, petrophysical measurement and flow modelling. Current research areas include permeability anisotropy modelling, well test interpretation, dynamic upscaling, and genetic petrophysics. He has been closely involved in the Master’s course in Reservoir Evaluation and Management since its inception, a unique course designed to teach the integrated nature of reservoir description and modelling to geologists, petrophysicists, geophysicists, computer scientists and petroleum engineers. He has been involved in research initiatives in the broader Energy field and Sustainability - particularly with respect to the Petroleum Industry and links to Marine Renewables as Head of the Energy Academy at Heriot-Watt University. In January 2012, after many years as the Total Professor, he took up a Visiting Professorship at UFRJ in Rio as the BG Group Professor of Carbonate Petroleum Geoengineering. He is a member of AAPG, EAGE, SEG, PESGB, SCA, SPE, SPWLA, a Fellow of the Geological Society, a Chartered Geologist and a Chartered Scientist. He is an Associate Editor of First Break. He has published more than 70 reviewed journal papers, and is a co-author of books entitled “Statistics for Petroleum Engineers and Geoscientists” and “Cores from the Northwest European Hydrocarbon Province”. Patrick was an EAGE Distinguished Lecturer (Petroleum Geoengineering) for 1998 and an SPE Distinguished Lecturer (Integration of Geology and Well Testing) for 1998-9. He was SCA VP Arrangements for 2001. From 2003- 2009 he was Head of the Institute of Petroleum Engineering and from 2009-12 Head of the Energy Academy. He was Sub-Dean of Heriot-Watt University from 2002-5. In 2005, he was awarded the Wegener Medal by the EAGE for the integration of geoscience and geoengineering. He was SPE EUROPEC Chairman for Madrid 2005. Patrick was awarded the 2006 SPE Europe and Russia Regional Technical Award for Distinguished Contribution to Petroleum Engineering in the Area of Reservoir Description and Dynamics. This award recognised his “..long years of dedicated service to the industry, singular devotion of time and effort to the programme and development of your section and region, and our Society”. He was the 2009 SEG/EAGE Distinguished Instructor delivering a one-day course in Petroleum Geoengineering in 26 international locations. In 2010, he became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. From January 2012- January 2014 Patrick was BG Group Visiting Professor at Unversidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro developing research activities in carbonate reservoirs. On returning to Edinburgh he retains the BG Chair to build capacity in Brazil and further links between Brazil and HWU. In Edinburgh, he co-cordinates HWU’s Brazil Strategy Group and is a member of the University Court.
Jon Fitzpatrick www.gneissenergy.com
Gneiss Energy, Director

Jon is an energy sector advisor who provides strategic guidance and transaction origination and project management support to executive and board-level managers internationally, across the oil and gas industry.Jon is a qualified corporate lawyer, petroleum economist and investment banker. He began his career in 1994 as a research associate at the internationally renowned Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee. Recruited to Arthur Andersen, Jon continued to expand his expertise in the sector, advising on upstream/downstream and services transactions. In late 2000, Jon joined Brewin Dolphin Investment Banking (now N+1 Singer) where he went on to lead both its Energy & Natural Resources and TMT businesses. From 2008 to 2014 he held senior posts at Cenkos Securities plc, including Head of Corporate Finance, Energy and Natural Resources. More recently, at Macquarie Capital, he was Senior Managing Director and Head of Natural Resources for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and also Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets, Europe. In his current role with advisory boutique Gneiss Energy, Jon draws on his wealth of experience to provide insight and advice for board and senior-level management executives across the sector. As the industry continues to evolve, Jon strives not only to offer advice that reflects current commercial and legal frameworks, but also to provide analysis and comment that will pave the way for possible future developments. He is a regular public speaker and has published papers and articles on a range of topics, including the deregulation of European energy markets, UK energy infrastructure, tariffs and TPA as well as analysis and commentary on UKCS decommissioning regime and its challenges. Jon is an active member of various professional bodies and institutions, including the Law Society of Scotland, the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales, the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments, the Worshipful Company of International Bankers, and the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain. He has sat on the Board of The Scottish Oil Club since 2008 and was President from 2013-15.
Nicola Gordon http://www.shell.com
Member, Director

Nicola is a non-executive director skilled in strategic leadership. She currently contributes as Chair of the Strategy Advisory Board at Heriot-Watt’s Institute of Petroleum and as guest lecturer at Edinburgh University Business School. She was the first woman to get a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering at Heriot-Watt University and was with Shell for 36 years. Career highlights included a stint onboard a floating rig drilling appraisal wells, supervising frac jobs offshore UK, a spell running in-house training and development, an assignment managing the UK’s Brent field operations and, in 2007-9, leading the team with responsibility for Norway’s Ormen Lange field and Shell’s UK gas infrastructure, together delivering 1/3 of UK gas supply. She was Managing Director of Shell in Denmark (where Shell was the largest corporate taxpayer in the country) and served as chair of Shell Greenland and as board member for A/S Norske Shell. She served on the boards of the UK and US Chamber of Commerce in Copenhagen. Latterly in her role as VP Continuous Improvement and Cost Leadership, she was credited with introducing the Lean approach to Shell’s global Upstream activity generating over $200 million cost savings in the first year in Gabon, UK and Malaysia. Nicola and her husband live in the Scottish Borders and have three grown-up children.
Angela Mathis http://www.thinktankmaths.com
ThinkTank Maths Limited, Director

Angela Mathis is Chief Executive and co-founder of Edinburgh-based ThinkTank Maths Limited, a pioneering mathematical research company providing paradigm-shifting mathematics-based solutions to key industrial sectors (oil and gas, energy, space, defence and financial services) leveraging high-level core skills in mathematics and related sciences. Angela is an elected Council member of ADS Scotland and UK, the UK trade body for Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space, representing the Scottish membership. She is on the Regional Advisory Board for Scottish Enterprise Edinburgh and Lothian Region, a member of the Innovation Scotland Forum and a Board member since 2006 of the Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE). Mrs. Mathis’ professional history lies in international technology commercialisation. For 12 years she was at Imperial Chemical Industries ( I.C.I.), Nobel’s Explosives in Ayrshire and commercialised innovative CFC-free chemical solutions with the successful brand Waterlily Comfort Cushioning, whilst at I.C.I. Polyurethanes, Everberg, Belgium. In 1998 she launched the Iomega Zip drive across Continental Europe driving sales to $600 million in 2 years and led PSINet Europe’s internet and data-warehousing commercial activity. She is a Global Scot, having lived and worked in Paris, Brussels, Geneva and Freiberg, Germany for over 20 years. Angela joined the board of the Scottish Oil Club in 2015.
Tom Morris
Member, Director

Tom has 25 years experience working in complex political and cultural environments for Shell E&P, and most recently Cairn Energy. He has a strong technical basis, complemented with broad and in-depth commercial expertise. He is an accomplished facilitator and negotiator. He recently led the country entry for Cairn into Senegal including responsibility for: government and joint venture relations, permitting, offshore operations and the in-country office. He was Non Executive Director for a technology spin out company from Heriot Watt University. He is former President of the Scottish Oil Club. In early 2016 Tom left Cairn to set up an advisory firm, Bouvet Solutions, providing independent perspectives to government and industry.
John Naismith
Member, Director

John is director of Blackford Energy, which offers technical and managerial consultancy to the Oil and Gas industry. He was formerly Head of Technical at Petroceltic, advising on operations and developments in North Africa and the Black Sea. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry gained with Shell, Enterprise Oil, Canadian Natural Resources, Melrose and Petroceltic. His experience includes reservoir engineering, integrated subsurface studies, asset management, commercial and operations. John joined the Board of the Scottish Oil Club in 2010.
Phil Richards
Member, Director

Phil Richards is a petroleum geologist with over 35 years' experience of exploration projects in the UK and overseas. He did a Geology degree at Aberystwyth University and an Applied Geology PhD at Strathclyde University. After retiring as head of Petroleum Geoscience at the British Geological Survey in 2016 he set up his own consulting company specialising in offering technical advice to governments seeking help developing petroleum licensing systems and generating inward investment in exploration and development programmes. He works particularly closely with the government of the Falkland Islands, for whom he is a retained advisor. He is an honorary Professor of Geology at Keele University where he supervises several PhD students working on sedimentological studies in Utah and the North Sea, and an Honorary Research Associate of the British Geological Survey. Phil is a Fellow of the Geological Society of London, a Chartered Geologist and a member of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain. He joined the board of the Scottish Oil Club in 2011.
Stephen Sheal http://www.fwbparkbrown.com
FWB Park Brown, Director

Stephen joined FWB Park Brown in 2010 having held senior business development and marketing positions within the oil and gas sector and latterly an international executive search boutique. He has particular experience of advising on a wide range of leadership and executive mandates for companies and organisations including oil and gas operators, international service companies, private equity businesses in various industrial sectors, Higher Education Institutions and Economic Development organisations in Europe, North America, Africa and the Middle East.

Stephen has a BA degree in Communication Studies from Glasgow Caledonian University and an MSc in International Marketing from the University of Strathclyde. He is Director of the Scottish Oil Club.
Craig Stevens http://www.pwc.co.uk/scotland
PwC, Director

Craig is a chartered accountant, currently working with PwC's Oil & Gas team. After graduating with first class honours in Applied Mathematics from the University of St Andrews, he qualified as a CA with KPMG. Then, after 8 years working in the electronics industry, Craig moved to Bank of Scotland where he spent 2 years in Finance followed by 6 in the Oil & Gas team. Craig is married to Kathryn and lives in Edinburgh.
Stephen Trombala http://www.shepwedd.co.uk
Shepherd + Wedderburn, Director

Stephen primarily focuses on the upstream oil and gas and ICT industries. He has extensive equity capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and private equity experience and advises both funders and corporates. Recent work includes acting for a number of independent E&P companies across a range of matters, including capital raisings, portfolio rationalisations and takeover transactions. He is recognised as a leading practitioner in Chambers, which describes him as "a talented, hard and fast worker with terrific public company expertise".
John Underhill https://www.hw.ac.uk/schools/ene...
Heriot-Watt University, Director

John Waterlow
Member, Director

After graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1970 with an honours degree in Fuel Technology and Chemical Engineering, John began his career in the oil industry with Shell-Mex and BP Ltd. This in turn led to a variety of corporate, marketing and supply roles in the UK and international arms of BP’s refining and marketing business. John left BP in 1993 and spent the next two years at the Energy Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels before moving to energy consultants Wood Mackenzie in 1995. Here he specialised in studies of corporate and market developments in the downstream oil sector, including taking responsibility for Wood Mackenzie’s downstream oil research publications. He was also closely involved in developing Wood Mackenzie’s expertise in analysis of the global oil market and was responsible for a wide range of oil and gas consultancy projects, advising oil majors, utility companies and government bodies. John retired from full time employment in 2009.
Robert Schneider http://www.rmschneider.com
RMSchneider Limited, Executive Secretary and Director

2015-2016 Season

Nathan Piper http://www.rbccm.com/energy/
RBC Capital Markets, President

Nathan is an E&P equity research analyst at RBC Capital Markets (#1 rated analyst, 2013 Extel Survey). He is focused on UK and Toronto Listed E&P companies, predominantly those active in Asia, Latin America, UK North Sea and FSU. He joined RBC in 2007 from Bridgewell's UK small cap oils team. Previously he spent time in venture capital - investing in early stage energy technologies with ITI Energy. Prior to which he was with oil industry consultant Wood Mackenzie for five years, mainly covering Asia (especially India). Nathan also worked for three years as a Project Geoscientist with Racal Survey on integrated geoscience projects in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, India, Egypt and Turkey. He has a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Geology from St Andrews University, a MSc in Basin Analysis from the Royal Holloway College, University of London. He is Fellow of the Geological Society, Director of The Scottish Oil Club and a Member of The Company of Merchants of Edinburgh.
Les Thomas
Member, Executive Vice President

Les is currently Chief Executive Officer of Ithaca Energy Inc, a North Sea focused oil and gas operating company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: IAE) and the London Stock Exchange AIM (LSE AIM: IAE). Les took up the post as CEO of Ithaca in October 2013, having worked in the industry for over 30 years in a variety of roles. Les spent 22 years with Marathon Oil Corporation in various locations in subsurface, engineering, operational and senior management positions, becoming the European Business Unit Leader, responsible for Marathon’s upstream business in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands and Norway. Les left Marathon in 2004 to join the Board of John Wood Group PLC as Chief Executive of the Wood Group Production Facilities business and as the Group Director responsible for HSE. He led the Wood Group Production Facilities business through organic growth and acquisitions to become a $2 billion+ turnover business operating in 25+ countries. Les joined the Board of the Scottish Oil Club in 2012.
Anton Ziolkowski http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/homes/amz/
University of Edinburgh, Vice President

Anton Ziolkowski was appointed to the new chair of Petroleum Geoscience at the University of Edinburgh in 1992. He is currently funded by Petroleum GeoServices (PGS) as part of a Strategic Alliance between PGS and the University of Edinburgh. In 2012 he was awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in collaboration with PGS. He co-founded MTEM Limited, a 2004 spinout from the University of Edinburgh, and was MTEM’s Technical Director until 2007, when the company was bought by PGS, where he became Chief Scientist, Geoscience and Engineering. He returned to the University from his secondment to MTEM and PGS in March 2010. He was Headquarters Geophysicist to the National Coal Board (1976-1980) and then consultant to the British National Oil Corporation (1980-1982), before embarking on an academic career in 1982 as Professor of Applied Geophysics at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. He held that position for ten years and then moved to Edinburgh in 1992. He received the Conrad Schlumberger Award of the European Association of Exploration Geophysicists, 1982; he was elected Member of Hollandse Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (Dutch Society of Scientists), 1991; he was Fall Distinguished Lecturer of the Society of Exploration Geophysicsts, 1994; he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1995; he was appointed Guest Professor, Changchun University of Science and Technology, China, 1997; he was elected Member of Academia Europaea, 2000. Many of his former students in Delft and Edinburgh now hold distinguished positions in academia, in oil companies, and in the oil-services sector.
Andrew Slessor http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Andy joined Wood Mackenzie in 2001 and works in the Sales and Account Management team, focusing on the financial and professional services sector.
Paul Binns
Member, Director

Paul worked for the British Geological Survey’s marine unit in Edinburgh before joining Shell’s Geophysical Research group in The Hague. He subsequently worked in technical and managerial roles in Shell’s operating units in the Middle East and Africa, and in business functions in The Hague. He now teaches externally at the Shell Global Solutions and at Heriot Watt University, as well as undertaking other work. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society and an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society.
Nigel Bradburn http://www.nigelbradburn.com
Nigel Bradburn Search, Director

Nigel Bradburn is Managing Partner of NBS Ltd, an Executive Search firm providing strategic hiring services to a range of operator and service company clients spanning the energy sector. Resident in Aberdeen for the last 15 years, he previously worked for the American oil companies Amerada Hess and Marathon Oil before moving into the Executive Search arena. He has been a member of the Scottish Oil Club for a number of years and joined the Board in 2010.
Billy Clegg http://www.camarco.co.uk/
Camarco, Director

Billy Clegg has spent 16 years advising companies on their communications with shareholders and financial PR, 6 years at Bell Pottinger Financial and 9 years at Financial Dynamics / FTI Consulting, where he specialised in advising energy companies. Billy is a founding partner of Camarco, a financial PR and IR consultancy based in the City, specialising in the he energy and resources sector. Billy has advised a spectrum of businesses from FTSE 100 companies through to companies listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange, providing standard financial calendar advice through to advising his clients on the most complex of corporate transaction including demergers, M&A, Initial Public Offerings and shareholder activist situations. Billy is a fellow of the Geological Society.
Jon Fitzpatrick http://www.macquarie.com
Macquarie Capital, Director

Jon is President of The Scottish Oil Club for seasons 2013-14 and 2014-15. He is a qualified corporate lawyer and petroleum economist who started his professional career in 1994 as a research associate at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee. In 1997, he was recruited to Arthur Andersen, advising on a number of upstream/downstream and services transactions. Jon joined Brewin Dolphin Investment Banking (now N+1 Singer) in late 2000 where he went on to lead its Energy & Natural Resources team. From 2008 to 2014, he held senior posts at Cenkos Securities plc, including Head of Corporate Finance, Energy and Natural Resources. At Macquarie Capital, he is currently Senior Managing Director and Head of Oil & Gas for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Jon is a member of the Law Society of Scotland; the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators; the Faculty of Corporate Finance, Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales; the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments; the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain; he is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority and is a Qualified Executive under the London Stock Exchange's AIM Rules for Nominated Advisers. Jon has sat on the board of The Scottish Oil Club since 2008.
Nicola Gordon http://www.shell.com
Shell, Director

Nicola has been with Shell since 1980, soon after becoming the first woman to get a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering at Heriot-Watt University. Career highlights include a stint onboard a floating rig drilling appraisal wells, supervising frac jobs offshore UK, a spell running in-house training and development, an assignment managing the UK’s Brent field operations and, in 2007-9, leading the team with responsibility for Norway’s Ormen Lange field and Shell’s UK gas infrastructure, together delivering a third of UK gas supply. Nicola has played a key role in leading the Shell organizations in both Norway and Denmark, tackling issues such as company reputation and pension provision. She served as chair of Shell Greenland and since 2012 she has contributed as board member for A/S Norske Shell. After concluding her role as VP Denmark in 2013, she has worked with the Global Production Excellence Team in The Netherlands with a focus on Lean/Continuous Improvement. Nicola and her husband live in the Scottish Borders and have three grown-up children.
Jason Kenney http://www.santandergbm.com/?len...
Santander Oil Equities, Director

Past President, currrently Board Member of Scottish Oil Club, and head of Oil/Gas Equity Research at Santander GBM.
Angela Mathis http://www.thinktankmaths.com
ThinkTank Maths Limited, Director

Angela Mathis is Chief Executive and co-founder of Edinburgh-based ThinkTank Maths Limited, a pioneering mathematical research company providing paradigm-shifting mathematics-based solutions to key industrial sectors (oil and gas, energy, space, defence and financial services) leveraging high-level core skills in mathematics and related sciences. Angela is an elected Council member of ADS Scotland and UK, the UK trade body for Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space, representing the Scottish membership. She is on the Regional Advisory Board for Scottish Enterprise Edinburgh and Lothian Region, a member of the Innovation Scotland Forum and a Board member since 2006 of the Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE). Mrs. Mathis’ professional history lies in international technology commercialisation. For 12 years she was at Imperial Chemical Industries ( I.C.I.), Nobel’s Explosives in Ayrshire and commercialised innovative CFC-free chemical solutions with the successful brand Waterlily Comfort Cushioning, whilst at I.C.I. Polyurethanes, Everberg, Belgium. In 1998 she launched the Iomega Zip drive across Continental Europe driving sales to $600 million in 2 years and led PSINet Europe’s internet and data-warehousing commercial activity. She is a Global Scot, having lived and worked in Paris, Brussels, Geneva and Freiberg, Germany for over 20 years. Angela joined the board of the Scottish Oil Club in 2015.
Tom Morris
Member, Director

Tom has 25 years experience working in complex political and cultural environments for Shell E&P, and most recently Cairn Energy. He has a strong technical basis, complemented with broad and in-depth commercial expertise. He is an accomplished facilitator and negotiator. He recently led the country entry for Cairn into Senegal including responsibility for: government and joint venture relations, permitting, offshore operations and the in-country office. He was Non Executive Director for a technology spin out company from Heriot Watt University. He is former President of the Scottish Oil Club. In early 2016 Tom left Cairn to set up an advisory firm, Bouvet Solutions, providing independent perspectives to government and industry.
John Naismith http://www.petroceltic.ie/
Petroceltic International, Director

John is Head of Technical at Petroceltic, advising on operations and developments in North Africa and the Black Sea. He has 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry gained with Shell, Enterprise Oil, Canadian Natural Resources, Melrose and Petroceltic, as well as in consultancy. His experience includes reservoir engineering, integrated subsurface studies, asset management, commercial and operations. John joined the Board of the Scottish Oil Club in 2010.
Phil Richards http://www.bgs.ac.uk
British Geological Survey, Director

Phil Richards is the Head of Hydrocarbons at the British Geological Survey. He completed his geology degree at Aberystwyth and his Applied Geology PhD at Strathclyde, and has over 30 years of world-wide experience of oil exploration experience and of the development of regulatory regimes. He now works principally on projects for government departments and international agencies, specialising in creating the technical conditions necessary for inward investment in hydrocarbon exploration in developing basins. He recently also assumed responsibility for all shale gas research at the BGS.
Stephen Sheal http://www.parkbrownintl.com/
FWB Park Brown, Director

Craig Stevens http://www.pwc.co.uk/scotland
PwC, Director

Craig is a chartered accountant, currently working with PwC's Oil & Gas team. After graduating with first class honours in Applied Mathematics from the University of St Andrews, he qualified as a CA with KPMG. Then, after 8 years working in the electronics industry, Craig moved to Bank of Scotland where he spent 2 years in Finance followed by 6 in the Oil & Gas team. Craig is married to Kathryn and lives in Edinburgh.
Adrian Todd https://pureapps2.hw.ac.uk/porta...
Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Eng, Director

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders. 1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research. October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering. September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering. 1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery. 1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy. 1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time. 1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenge
Stephen Trombala http://www.shepwedd.co.uk
Shepherd + Wedderburn, Director

Stephen primarily focuses on the upstream oil and gas and ICT industries. He has extensive equity capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and private equity experience and advises both funders and corporates. Recent work includes acting for a number of independent E&P companies across a range of matters, including capital raisings, portfolio rationalisations and takeover transactions. He is recognised as a leading practitioner in Chambers, which describes him as "a talented, hard and fast worker with terrific public company expertise".
John Waterlow
Member, Director

After graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1970 with an honours degree in Fuel Technology and Chemical Engineering, John began his career in the oil industry with Shell-Mex and BP Ltd. This in turn led to a variety of corporate, marketing and supply roles in the UK and international arms of BP’s refining and marketing business. John left BP in 1993 and spent the next two years at the Energy Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels before moving to energy consultants Wood Mackenzie in 1995. Here he specialised in studies of corporate and market developments in the downstream oil sector, including taking responsibility for Wood Mackenzie’s downstream oil research publications. He was also closely involved in developing Wood Mackenzie’s expertise in analysis of the global oil market and was responsible for a wide range of oil and gas consultancy projects, advising oil majors, utility companies and government bodies. John retired from full time employment in 2009.
Robert Schneider http://www.rmschneider.com
RMSchneider Limited, Executive Secretary and Director

2014-2015 Season

Jon Fitzpatrick http://www.macquarie.com
Macquarie Capital, President

Jon is President of The Scottish Oil Club for seasons 2013-14 and 2014-15. He is a qualified corporate lawyer and petroleum economist who started his professional career in 1994 as a research associate at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee. In 1997, he was recruited to Arthur Andersen, advising on a number of upstream/downstream and services transactions. Jon joined Brewin Dolphin Investment Banking (now N+1 Singer) in late 2000 where he went on to lead its Energy & Natural Resources team. From 2008 to 2014, he held senior posts at Cenkos Securities plc, including Head of Corporate Finance, Energy and Natural Resources. At Macquarie Capital, he is currently Senior Managing Director and Head of Oil & Gas for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Jon is a member of the Law Society of Scotland; the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators; the Faculty of Corporate Finance, Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales; the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments; the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain; he is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority and is a Qualified Executive under the London Stock Exchange's AIM Rules for Nominated Advisers. Jon has sat on the board of The Scottish Oil Club since 2008.
Les Thomas
Member, Executive Vice President

Les is currently Chief Executive Officer of Ithaca Energy Inc, a North Sea focused oil and gas operating company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: IAE) and the London Stock Exchange AIM (LSE AIM: IAE). Les took up the post as CEO of Ithaca in October 2013, having worked in the industry for over 30 years in a variety of roles. Les spent 22 years with Marathon Oil Corporation in various locations in subsurface, engineering, operational and senior management positions, becoming the European Business Unit Leader, responsible for Marathon’s upstream business in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands and Norway. Les left Marathon in 2004 to join the Board of John Wood Group PLC as Chief Executive of the Wood Group Production Facilities business and as the Group Director responsible for HSE. He led the Wood Group Production Facilities business through organic growth and acquisitions to become a $2 billion+ turnover business operating in 25+ countries. Les joined the Board of the Scottish Oil Club in 2012.
Nathan Piper http://www.rbccm.com/energy/
RBC Capital Markets, Vice President

Nathan is an E&P equity research analyst at RBC Capital Markets (#1 rated analyst, 2013 Extel Survey). He is focused on UK and Toronto Listed E&P companies, predominantly those active in Asia, Latin America, UK North Sea and FSU. He joined RBC in 2007 from Bridgewell's UK small cap oils team. Previously he spent time in venture capital - investing in early stage energy technologies with ITI Energy. Prior to which he was with oil industry consultant Wood Mackenzie for five years, mainly covering Asia (especially India). Nathan also worked for three years as a Project Geoscientist with Racal Survey on integrated geoscience projects in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, India, Egypt and Turkey. He has a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Geology from St Andrews University, a MSc in Basin Analysis from the Royal Holloway College, University of London. He is Fellow of the Geological Society, Director of The Scottish Oil Club and a Member of The Company of Merchants of Edinburgh.
Andrew Slessor http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Andy joined Wood Mackenzie in 2001 and works in the Sales and Account Management team, focusing on the financial and professional services sector.
Paul Binns
Member, Director

Paul worked for the British Geological Survey’s marine unit in Edinburgh before joining Shell’s Geophysical Research group in The Hague. He subsequently worked in technical and managerial roles in Shell’s operating units in the Middle East and Africa, and in business functions in The Hague. He now teaches externally at the Shell Open University and at Heriot Watt University, as well as undertaking other work. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society and an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society.
Nigel Bradburn http://www.nigelbradburn.com
Nigel Bradburn Search, Director

Nigel Bradburn is Managing Partner of NBS Ltd, an Executive Search firm providing strategic hiring services to a range of operator and service company clients spanning the energy sector. Resident in Aberdeen for the last 15 years, he previously worked for the American oil companies Amerada Hess and Marathon Oil before moving into the Executive Search arena. He has been a member of the Scottish Oil Club for a number of years and joined the Board in 2010.
Billy Clegg http://www.camarco.co.uk/
Camarco, Director

Billy Clegg has spent 16 years advising companies on their communications with shareholders and financial PR, 6 years at Bell Pottinger Financial and 9 years at Financial Dynamics / FTI Consulting, where he specialised in advising energy companies. Billy is a founding partner of Camarco, a financial PR and IR consultancy based in the City, specialising in the he energy and resources sector. Billy has advised a spectrum of businesses from FTSE 100 companies through to companies listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange, providing standard financial calendar advice through to advising his clients on the most complex of corporate transaction including demergers, M&A, Initial Public Offerings and shareholder activist situations. Billy is a fellow of the Geological Society.
Susie Inkson http://www.cairnenergy.com
Cairn Energy, Director

Susie Inkson is a lawyer at Cairn Energy, focusing on Cairn’s assets in the Mediterranean and North Africa. Susie trained with McGrigors and spent three years with the firms's Energy Team. Susie has been a regular attendee at the Scottish Oil Club since 2008 and has been on the Board of Directors since 2011.
Aileen Jamieson http://www.performance-forum.com
Turner and Townsend, Director

Aileen is Vice President, Natural Resources for Turner & Townsend, a leading global programme management and construction consultancy that supports organisations that invest in, own and operate assets. Her key focus is to manage the Performance Forum, which provides industry leading cost, schedule and technical benchmarking services to Oil and Gas operators. Prior to joining Turner & Townsend, Aileen worked for Wood Mackenzie for 9 years as a downstream research manager and ExxonMobil for 5 years in technical, operational and commercial roles. Ms Jamieson holds a BEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, and is currently based in Houston, Texas, USA.
Jason Kenney http://www.santandergbm.com/?len...
Santander Oil Equities, Director

Past President, currrently Board Member of Scottish Oil Club, and head of Oil/Gas Equity Research at Santander GBM.
David MacDonald
Member, Director

David MacDonald is European Legal Counsel at InterGen, a global power generation company. David supports InterGen's UK and Dutch power generation assets and related business, having previously worked at Macfarlanes, McGrigors and BP Exploration Operating Company, advising on corporate M&A, corporate finance, oil and gas and power generation. He has been on the Board of the Scottish Oil Club since 2011.
Tom Morris http://www.cairnenergy.com
Cairn Energy, Director

John Naismith http://www.petroceltic.ie/
Petroceltic International, Director

John is Head of Technical at Petroceltic, advising on operations and developments in North Africa and the Black Sea. He has 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry gained with Shell, Enterprise Oil, Canadian Natural Resources, Melrose and Petroceltic, as well as in consultancy. His experience includes reservoir engineering, integrated subsurface studies, asset management, commercial and operations. John joined the Board of the Scottish Oil Club in 2010.
Phil Richards http://www.bgs.ac.uk
British Geological Survey, Director

Phil Richards is the Head of Hydrocarbons at the British Geological Survey. He completed his geology degree at Aberystwyth and his Applied Geology PhD at Strathclyde, and has over 30 years of world-wide experience of oil exploration experience and of the development of regulatory regimes. He now works principally on projects for government departments and international agencies, specialising in creating the technical conditions necessary for inward investment in hydrocarbon exploration in developing basins. He recently also assumed responsibility for all shale gas research at the BGS.
Stephen Sheal http://www.parkbrownintl.com/
FWB Park Brown, Director

Craig Stevens http://www.pwc.co.uk/scotland
PwC, Director

Adrian Todd https://pureapps2.hw.ac.uk/porta...
Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Eng, Director

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders. 1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research. October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering. September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering. 1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery. 1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy. 1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time. 1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenge
Stephen Trombala http://www.shepwedd.co.uk
Shepherd + Wedderburn, Director

Stephen primarily focuses on the upstream oil and gas and ICT industries. He has extensive equity capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and private equity experience and advises both funders and corporates. Recent work includes acting for a number of independent E&P companies across a range of matters, including capital raisings, portfolio rationalisations and takeover transactions. He is recognised as a leading practitioner in Chambers, which describes him as "a talented, hard and fast worker with terrific public company expertise".
John Waterlow
Member, Director

After graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1970 with an honours degree in Fuel Technology and Chemical Engineering, John began his career in the oil industry with Shell-Mex and BP Ltd. This in turn led to a variety of corporate, marketing and supply roles in the UK and international arms of BP’s refining and marketing business. John left BP in 1993 and spent the next two years at the Energy Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels before moving to energy consultants Wood Mackenzie in 1995. Here he specialised in studies of corporate and market developments in the downstream oil sector, including taking responsibility for Wood Mackenzie’s downstream oil research publications. He was also closely involved in developing Wood Mackenzie’s expertise in analysis of the global oil market and was responsible for a wide range of oil and gas consultancy projects, advising oil majors, utility companies and government bodies. John retired from full time employment in 2009.
Paul Young www.mcleansearch.co.uk
The McLean Partnership, Director

Paul is a Partner in The McLean Partnership, an executive search, interim management, and management consultancy firm. Paul is responsible for the energy and investment sectors, advising both corporate and government clients on strategic executive level hiring solutions. Recent work within the energy sector includes: advising an oil services client on their global expansion plans and the recruitment of a CEO, and advising a government client to ensure they are operationally ready for potential large scale hydrocarbon development and recruiting an Oil Advisor to provide ongoing support to the government.
Anton Ziolkowski http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/homes/amz/
University of Edinburgh, Director

Anton Ziolkowski was appointed to the new chair of Petroleum Geoscience at the University of Edinburgh in 1992. He is currently funded by Petroleum GeoServices (PGS) as part of a Strategic Alliance between PGS and the University of Edinburgh. In 2012 he was awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in collaboration with PGS. He co-founded MTEM Limited, a 2004 spinout from the University of Edinburgh, and was MTEM’s Technical Director until 2007, when the company was bought by PGS, where he became Chief Scientist, Geoscience and Engineering. He returned to the University from his secondment to MTEM and PGS in March 2010. He was Headquarters Geophysicist to the National Coal Board (1976-1980) and then consultant to the British National Oil Corporation (1980-1982), before embarking on an academic career in 1982 as Professor of Applied Geophysics at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. He held that position for ten years and then moved to Edinburgh in 1992. He received the Conrad Schlumberger Award of the European Association of Exploration Geophysicists, 1982; he was elected Member of Hollandse Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (Dutch Society of Scientists), 1991; he was Fall Distinguished Lecturer of the Society of Exploration Geophysicsts, 1994; he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1995; he was appointed Guest Professor, Changchun University of Science and Technology, China, 1997; he was elected Member of Academia Europaea, 2000. Many of his former students in Delft and Edinburgh now hold distinguished positions in academia, in oil companies, and in the oil-services sector.
Robert Schneider http://www.rmschneider.com
RMSchneider Limited, Executive Secretary and Director

2013-2014 Season

Jon Fitzpatrick http://www.macquarie.com
Macquarie Capital, President

Jon is President of The Scottish Oil Club for seasons 2013-14 and 2014-15. He is a qualified corporate lawyer and petroleum economist who started his professional career in 1994 as a research associate at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee. In 1997, he was recruited to Arthur Andersen, advising on a number of upstream/downstream and services transactions. Jon joined Brewin Dolphin Investment Banking (now N+1 Singer) in late 2000 where he went on to lead its Energy & Natural Resources team. From 2008 to 2014, he held senior posts at Cenkos Securities plc, including Head of Corporate Finance, Energy and Natural Resources. At Macquarie Capital, he is currently Senior Managing Director and Head of Oil & Gas for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Jon is a member of the Law Society of Scotland; the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators; the Faculty of Corporate Finance, Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales; the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments; the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain; he is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority and is a Qualified Executive under the London Stock Exchange's AIM Rules for Nominated Advisers. Jon has sat on the board of The Scottish Oil Club since 2008.
Les Thomas
Member, Executive Vice President

Les is currently Chief Executive Officer of Ithaca Energy Inc, a North Sea focused oil and gas operating company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: IAE) and the London Stock Exchange AIM (LSE AIM: IAE). Les took up the post as CEO of Ithaca in October 2013, having worked in the industry for over 30 years in a variety of roles. Les spent 22 years with Marathon Oil Corporation in various locations in subsurface, engineering, operational and senior management positions, becoming the European Business Unit Leader, responsible for Marathon’s upstream business in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands and Norway. Les left Marathon in 2004 to join the Board of John Wood Group PLC as Chief Executive of the Wood Group Production Facilities business and as the Group Director responsible for HSE. He led the Wood Group Production Facilities business through organic growth and acquisitions to become a $2 billion+ turnover business operating in 25+ countries. Les joined the Board of the Scottish Oil Club in 2012.
Nathan Piper http://www.rbccm.com/energy/
RBC Capital Markets, Vice President

Nathan is an E&P equity research analyst at RBC Capital Markets (#1 rated analyst, 2013 Extel Survey). He is focused on UK and Toronto Listed E&P companies, predominantly those active in Asia, Latin America, UK North Sea and FSU. He joined RBC in 2007 from Bridgewell's UK small cap oils team. Previously he spent time in venture capital - investing in early stage energy technologies with ITI Energy. Prior to which he was with oil industry consultant Wood Mackenzie for five years, mainly covering Asia (especially India). Nathan also worked for three years as a Project Geoscientist with Racal Survey on integrated geoscience projects in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, India, Egypt and Turkey. He has a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Geology from St Andrews University, a MSc in Basin Analysis from the Royal Holloway College, University of London. He is Fellow of the Geological Society, Director of The Scottish Oil Club and a Member of The Company of Merchants of Edinburgh.
Andrew Slessor http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Andy joined Wood Mackenzie in 2001 and works in the Sales and Account Management team, focusing on the financial and professional services sector.
Paul Binns
Member, Director

Paul worked for the British Geological Survey’s marine unit in Edinburgh before joining Shell’s Geophysical Research group in The Hague. He subsequently worked in technical and managerial roles in Shell’s operating units in the Middle East and Africa, and in business functions in The Hague. He now teaches externally at the Shell Open University and at Heriot Watt University, as well as undertaking other work. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society and an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society.
Nigel Bradburn http://www.nigelbradburn.com
Nigel Bradburn Search, Director

Nigel Bradburn is Managing Partner of NBS Ltd, an Executive Search firm providing strategic hiring services to a range of operator and service company clients spanning the energy sector. Resident in Aberdeen for the last 15 years, he previously worked for the American oil companies Amerada Hess and Marathon Oil before moving into the Executive Search arena. He has been a member of the Scottish Oil Club for a number of years and joined the Board in 2010.
Billy Clegg http://www.camarco.co.uk/
Camarco, Director

Billy Clegg has spent 16 years advising companies on their communications with shareholders and financial PR, 6 years at Bell Pottinger Financial and 9 years at Financial Dynamics / FTI Consulting, where he specialised in advising energy companies. Billy is a founding partner of Camarco, a financial PR and IR consultancy based in the City, specialising in the he energy and resources sector. Billy has advised a spectrum of businesses from FTSE 100 companies through to companies listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange, providing standard financial calendar advice through to advising his clients on the most complex of corporate transaction including demergers, M&A, Initial Public Offerings and shareholder activist situations. Billy is a fellow of the Geological Society.
Susie Inkson http://www.cairnenergy.com
Cairn Energy, Director

Susie Inkson is a lawyer at Cairn Energy, focusing on Cairn’s assets in the Mediterranean and North Africa. Susie trained with McGrigors and spent three years with the firms's Energy Team. Susie has been a regular attendee at the Scottish Oil Club since 2008 and has been on the Board of Directors since 2011.
Aileen Jamieson http://www.performance-forum.com
Turner and Townsend, Director

Aileen is Vice President, Natural Resources for Turner & Townsend, a leading global programme management and construction consultancy that supports organisations that invest in, own and operate assets. Her key focus is to manage the Performance Forum, which provides industry leading cost, schedule and technical benchmarking services to Oil and Gas operators. Prior to joining Turner & Townsend, Aileen worked for Wood Mackenzie for 9 years as a downstream research manager and ExxonMobil for 5 years in technical, operational and commercial roles. Ms Jamieson holds a BEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, and is currently based in Houston, Texas, USA.
Jason Kenney http://www.santandergbm.com/?len...
Santander Oil Equities, Director

Past President, currrently Board Member of Scottish Oil Club, and head of Oil/Gas Equity Research at Santander GBM.
David MacDonald
Member, Director

David MacDonald is European Legal Counsel at InterGen, a global power generation company. David supports InterGen's UK and Dutch power generation assets and related business, having previously worked at Macfarlanes, McGrigors and BP Exploration Operating Company, advising on corporate M&A, corporate finance, oil and gas and power generation. He has been on the Board of the Scottish Oil Club since 2011.
Tom Morris http://www.cairnenergy.com
Cairn Energy, Director

John Naismith http://www.petroceltic.ie/
Petroceltic International, Director

John is Head of Technical at Petroceltic, advising on operations and developments in North Africa and the Black Sea. He has 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry gained with Shell, Enterprise Oil, Canadian Natural Resources, Melrose and Petroceltic, as well as in consultancy. His experience includes reservoir engineering, integrated subsurface studies, asset management, commercial and operations. John joined the Board of the Scottish Oil Club in 2010.
Phil Richards http://www.bgs.ac.uk
British Geological Survey, Director

Phil Richards is the Head of Hydrocarbons at the British Geological Survey. He completed his geology degree at Aberystwyth and his Applied Geology PhD at Strathclyde, and has over 30 years of world-wide experience of oil exploration experience and of the development of regulatory regimes. He now works principally on projects for government departments and international agencies, specialising in creating the technical conditions necessary for inward investment in hydrocarbon exploration in developing basins. He recently also assumed responsibility for all shale gas research at the BGS.
Stephen Sheal http://www.parkbrownintl.com/
Park Brown International, Director

Adrian Todd https://pureapps2.hw.ac.uk/porta...
Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Eng, Director

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders. 1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research. October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering. September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering. 1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery. 1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy. 1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time. 1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenge
Stephen Trombala http://www.shepwedd.co.uk
Shepherd + Wedderburn, Director

Stephen primarily focuses on the upstream oil and gas and ICT industries. He has extensive equity capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and private equity experience and advises both funders and corporates. Recent work includes acting for a number of independent E&P companies across a range of matters, including capital raisings, portfolio rationalisations and takeover transactions. He is recognised as a leading practitioner in Chambers, which describes him as "a talented, hard and fast worker with terrific public company expertise".
John Waterlow
Member, Director

After graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1970 with an honours degree in Fuel Technology and Chemical Engineering, John began his career in the oil industry with Shell-Mex and BP Ltd. This in turn led to a variety of corporate, marketing and supply roles in the UK and international arms of BP’s refining and marketing business. John left BP in 1993 and spent the next two years at the Energy Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels before moving to energy consultants Wood Mackenzie in 1995. Here he specialised in studies of corporate and market developments in the downstream oil sector, including taking responsibility for Wood Mackenzie’s downstream oil research publications. He was also closely involved in developing Wood Mackenzie’s expertise in analysis of the global oil market and was responsible for a wide range of oil and gas consultancy projects, advising oil majors, utility companies and government bodies. John retired from full time employment in 2009.
Paul Young www.mcleansearch.co.uk
The McLean Partnership, Director

Paul is a Partner in The McLean Partnership, an executive search, interim management, and management consultancy firm. Paul is responsible for the energy and investment sectors, advising both corporate and government clients on strategic executive level hiring solutions. Recent work within the energy sector includes: advising an oil services client on their global expansion plans and the recruitment of a CEO, and advising a government client to ensure they are operationally ready for potential large scale hydrocarbon development and recruiting an Oil Advisor to provide ongoing support to the government.
Anton Ziolkowski http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/homes/amz/
University of Edinburgh, Director

Anton Ziolkowski was appointed to the new chair of Petroleum Geoscience at the University of Edinburgh in 1992. He is currently funded by Petroleum GeoServices (PGS) as part of a Strategic Alliance between PGS and the University of Edinburgh. In 2012 he was awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in collaboration with PGS. He co-founded MTEM Limited, a 2004 spinout from the University of Edinburgh, and was MTEM’s Technical Director until 2007, when the company was bought by PGS, where he became Chief Scientist, Geoscience and Engineering. He returned to the University from his secondment to MTEM and PGS in March 2010. He was Headquarters Geophysicist to the National Coal Board (1976-1980) and then consultant to the British National Oil Corporation (1980-1982), before embarking on an academic career in 1982 as Professor of Applied Geophysics at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. He held that position for ten years and then moved to Edinburgh in 1992. He received the Conrad Schlumberger Award of the European Association of Exploration Geophysicists, 1982; he was elected Member of Hollandse Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (Dutch Society of Scientists), 1991; he was Fall Distinguished Lecturer of the Society of Exploration Geophysicsts, 1994; he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1995; he was appointed Guest Professor, Changchun University of Science and Technology, China, 1997; he was elected Member of Academia Europaea, 2000. Many of his former students in Delft and Edinburgh now hold distinguished positions in academia, in oil companies, and in the oil-services sector.
Robert Schneider http://www.rmschneider.com
RMSchneider Limited, Executive Secretary and Director

2012-2013 Season

Tom Morris http://www.cairnenergy.com
Cairn Energy, President

Jon Fitzpatrick http://www.cenkos.com
CENKOS Securities, Vice President

Andrew Slessor http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Andy joined Wood Mackenzie in 2001 and works in the Sales and Account Management team, focusing on the financial and professional services sector.
Paul Binns
Member, Director

Paul worked for the British Geological Survey’s marine unit in Edinburgh before joining Shell’s Geophysical Research group in The Hague. He subsequently worked in technical and managerial roles in Shell’s operating units in the Middle East and Africa, and in business functions in The Hague. He now teaches externally at the Shell Open University and at Heriot Watt University, as well as undertaking other work. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society and an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society.
Nigel Bradburn http://www.nigelbradburn.com
Nigel Bradburn Search, Director

Nigel Bradburn is Managing Partner of NBS Ltd, an Executive Search firm providing strategic hiring services to a range of operator and service company clients spanning the energy sector. Resident in Aberdeen for the last 15 years, he previously worked for the American oil companies Amerada Hess and Marathon Oil before moving into the Executive Search arena. He has been a member of the Scottish Oil Club for a number of years and joined the Board in 2010.
Susie Inkson
Member, Director

Susie Inkson is a lawyer at Cairn Energy, focusing on Cairn’s assets in the Mediterranean and North Africa. Susie trained with McGrigors and spent three years with the firms's Energy Team. Susie has been a regular attendee at the Scottish Oil Club since 2008 and has been on the Board of Directors since 2011.
Aileen Jamieson http://www.performance-forum.com
Turner and Townsend, Director

Aileen is Vice President, Natural Resources for Turner & Townsend, a leading global programme management and construction consultancy that supports organisations that invest in, own and operate assets. Her key focus is to manage the Performance Forum, which provides industry leading cost, schedule and technical benchmarking services to Oil and Gas operators. Prior to joining Turner & Townsend, Aileen worked for Wood Mackenzie for 9 years as a downstream research manager and ExxonMobil for 5 years in technical, operational and commercial roles. Ms Jamieson holds a BEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, and is currently based in Houston, Texas, USA.
Jason Kenney http://www.santandergbm.com/?len...
Santander Oil Equities, Director

Past President, currrently Board Member of Scottish Oil Club, and head of Oil/Gas Equity Research at Santander GBM.
David MacDonald
Member, Director

David MacDonald is European Legal Counsel at InterGen, a global power generation company. David supports InterGen's UK and Dutch power generation assets and related business, having previously worked at Macfarlanes, McGrigors and BP Exploration Operating Company, advising on corporate M&A, corporate finance, oil and gas and power generation. He has been on the Board of the Scottish Oil Club since 2011.
John Naismith http://www.petroceltic.ie/
Melrose Resources, Director

John holds an MSc in Petroleum Reservoir Engineering from Imperial College London. He has 27 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry gained with Shell, Enterprise Oil, Canadian Natural Resources and Melrose, as well as in consultancy. His experience includes reservoir engineering, integrated subsurface studies, asset management, commercial and operations.
Nathan Piper http://www.rbccm.com/energy/
RBC Capital Markets, Director

Nathan is an E&P equity research analyst at RBC Capital Markets (#1 rated analyst, 2013 Extel Survey). He is focused on UK and Toronto Listed E&P companies, predominantly those active in Asia, Latin America, UK North Sea and FSU. He joined RBC in 2007 from Bridgewell's UK small cap oils team. Previously he spent time in venture capital - investing in early stage energy technologies with ITI Energy. Prior to which he was with oil industry consultant Wood Mackenzie for five years, mainly covering Asia (especially India). Nathan also worked for three years as a Project Geoscientist with Racal Survey on integrated geoscience projects in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, India, Egypt and Turkey. He has a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Geology from St Andrews University, a MSc in Basin Analysis from the Royal Holloway College, University of London. He is Fellow of the Geological Society, Director of The Scottish Oil Club and a Member of The Company of Merchants of Edinburgh.
Phil Richards http://www.bgs.ac.uk
British Geological Survey, Director

Phil Richards is the Head of Hydrocarbons at the British Geological Survey. He completed his geology degree at Aberystwyth and his Applied Geology PhD at Strathclyde, and has over 30 years of world-wide experience of oil exploration experience and of the development of regulatory regimes. He now works principally on projects for government departments and international agencies, specialising in creating the technical conditions necessary for inward investment in hydrocarbon exploration in developing basins. He recently also assumed responsibility for all shale gas research at the BGS.
Stephen Sheal http://www.parkbrownintl.com/
Park Brown International, Director

Les Thomas
Member, Director

Les is currently Chief Executive Officer of Ithaca Energy Inc, a North Sea focused oil and gas operating company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: IAE) and the London Stock Exchange AIM (LSE AIM: IAE). Les took up the post as CEO of Ithaca in October 2013, having worked in the industry for over 30 years in a variety of roles. Les spent 22 years with Marathon Oil Corporation in various locations in subsurface, engineering, operational and senior management positions, becoming the European Business Unit Leader, responsible for Marathon’s upstream business in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands and Norway. Les left Marathon in 2004 to join the Board of John Wood Group PLC as Chief Executive of the Wood Group Production Facilities business and as the Group Director responsible for HSE. He led the Wood Group Production Facilities business through organic growth and acquisitions to become a $2 billion+ turnover business operating in 25+ countries. Les joined the Board of the Scottish Oil Club in 2012.
Adrian Todd https://pureapps2.hw.ac.uk/porta...
Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Eng, Director

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders. 1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research. October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering. September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering. 1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery. 1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy. 1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time. 1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenge
Stephen Trombala http://www.shepwedd.co.uk
Shepherd + Wedderburn, Director

Stephen primarily focuses on the upstream oil and gas and ICT industries. He has extensive equity capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and private equity experience and advises both funders and corporates. Recent work includes acting for a number of independent E&P companies across a range of matters, including capital raisings, portfolio rationalisations and takeover transactions. He is recognised as a leading practitioner in Chambers, which describes him as "a talented, hard and fast worker with terrific public company expertise".
John Waterlow
Member, Director

After graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1970 with an honours degree in Fuel Technology and Chemical Engineering, John began his career in the oil industry with Shell-Mex and BP Ltd. This in turn led to a variety of corporate, marketing and supply roles in the UK and international arms of BP’s refining and marketing business. John left BP in 1993 and spent the next two years at the Energy Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels before moving to energy consultants Wood Mackenzie in 1995. Here he specialised in studies of corporate and market developments in the downstream oil sector, including taking responsibility for Wood Mackenzie’s downstream oil research publications. He was also closely involved in developing Wood Mackenzie’s expertise in analysis of the global oil market and was responsible for a wide range of oil and gas consultancy projects, advising oil majors, utility companies and government bodies. John retired from full time employment in 2009.
Paul Young www.mcleansearch.co.uk
The McLean Partnership, Director

Paul is a Partner in The McLean Partnership, an executive search, interim management, and management consultancy firm. Paul is responsible for the energy and investment sectors, advising both corporate and government clients on strategic executive level hiring solutions. Recent work within the energy sector includes: advising an oil services client on their global expansion plans and the recruitment of a CEO, and advising a government client to ensure they are operationally ready for potential large scale hydrocarbon development and recruiting an Oil Advisor to provide ongoing support to the government.
Anton Ziolkowski http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/homes/amz/
University of Edinburgh, Director

Anton Ziolkowski was appointed to the new chair of Petroleum Geoscience at the University of Edinburgh in 1992. He is currently funded by Petroleum GeoServices (PGS) as part of a Strategic Alliance between PGS and the University of Edinburgh. In 2012 he was awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in collaboration with PGS. He co-founded MTEM Limited, a 2004 spinout from the University of Edinburgh, and was MTEM’s Technical Director until 2007, when the company was bought by PGS, where he became Chief Scientist, Geoscience and Engineering. He returned to the University from his secondment to MTEM and PGS in March 2010. He was Headquarters Geophysicist to the National Coal Board (1976-1980) and then consultant to the British National Oil Corporation (1980-1982), before embarking on an academic career in 1982 as Professor of Applied Geophysics at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. He held that position for ten years and then moved to Edinburgh in 1992. He received the Conrad Schlumberger Award of the European Association of Exploration Geophysicists, 1982; he was elected Member of Hollandse Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (Dutch Society of Scientists), 1991; he was Fall Distinguished Lecturer of the Society of Exploration Geophysicsts, 1994; he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1995; he was appointed Guest Professor, Changchun University of Science and Technology, China, 1997; he was elected Member of Academia Europaea, 2000. Many of his former students in Delft and Edinburgh now hold distinguished positions in academia, in oil companies, and in the oil-services sector.
Robert Schneider http://www.rmschneider.com
RMSchneider Limited, Executive Secretary and Director

2011-2012 Season

Tom Morris http://www.cairnenergy.com
Cairn Energy, President

Adrian Todd https://pureapps2.hw.ac.uk/porta...
Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Eng, Executive Vice President

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders. 1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research. October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering. September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering. 1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery. 1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy. 1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time. 1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenge
Jon Fitzpatrick http://www.cenkos.com
CENKOS Securities, Vice President

Andrew Slessor http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Paul Binns
Member, Director

Paul worked for the British Geological Survey’s marine unit in Edinburgh before joining Shell’s Geophysical Research group in The Hague. He subsequently worked in technical and managerial roles in Shell’s operating units in the Middle East and Africa, and in business functions in The Hague. He now teaches externally at the Shell Open University and at Heriot Watt University, as well as undertaking other work. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society and an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society.
Nigel Bradburn http://www.nigelbradburn.com
Nigel Bradburn Search, Director

Nigel Bradburn is Managing Partner of NBS Ltd, an Executive Search firm providing strategic hiring services to a range of operator and service company clients spanning the energy sector. Resident in Aberdeen for the last 15 years, he previously worked for the American oil companies Amerada Hess and Marathon Oil before moving into the Executive Search arena. He has been a member of the Scottish Oil Club for a number of years and joined the Board in 2010.
Susie Inkson
Member, Director

Susie Inkson is a lawyer at Cairn Energy, focusing on Cairn’s assets in the Mediterranean and North Africa. Susie trained with McGrigors and spent three years with the firms's Energy Team. Susie has been a regular attendee at the Scottish Oil Club since 2008 and has been on the Board of Directors since 2011.
Aileen Jamieson http://www.performance-forum.com
Turner and Townsend, Director

Aileen is Vice President, Natural Resources for Turner & Townsend, a leading global programme management and construction consultancy that supports organisations that invest in, own and operate assets. Her key focus is to manage the Performance Forum, which provides industry leading cost, schedule and technical benchmarking services to Oil and Gas operators. Prior to joining Turner & Townsend, Aileen worked for Wood Mackenzie for 9 years as a downstream research manager and ExxonMobil for 5 years in technical, operational and commercial roles. Ms Jamieson holds a BEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, and is currently based in Houston, Texas, USA.
Jason Kenney http://www.santandergbm.com/?len...
Santander GBM (Santander Global Banking and Markets), Director

Past President, currrently Board Member of Scottish Oil Club, and head of Oil/Gas Equity Research at Santander GBM.
David MacDonald
Member, Director

David MacDonald is European Legal Counsel at InterGen, a global power generation company. David supports InterGen's UK and Dutch power generation assets and related business, having previously worked at Macfarlanes, McGrigors and BP Exploration Operating Company, advising on corporate M&A, corporate finance, oil and gas and power generation. He has been on the Board of the Scottish Oil Club since 2011.
Robert McQuillin
Honorary Member, Director

John Naismith http://www.petroceltic.ie/
Melrose Resources, Director

John holds an MSc in Petroleum Reservoir Engineering from Imperial College London. He has 27 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry gained with Shell, Enterprise Oil, Canadian Natural Resources and Melrose, as well as in consultancy. His experience includes reservoir engineering, integrated subsurface studies, asset management, commercial and operations.
Nathan Piper http://www.rbccm.com/energy/
RBC Capital Markets, Director

Nathan is an E&P equity research analyst at RBC Capital Markets (#1 rated analyst, 2013 Extel Survey). He is focused on UK and Toronto Listed E&P companies, predominantly those active in Asia, Latin America, UK North Sea and FSU. He joined RBC in 2007 from Bridgewell's UK small cap oils team. Previously he spent time in venture capital - investing in early stage energy technologies with ITI Energy. Prior to which he was with oil industry consultant Wood Mackenzie for five years, mainly covering Asia (especially India). Nathan also worked for three years as a Project Geoscientist with Racal Survey on integrated geoscience projects in Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, India, Egypt and Turkey. He has a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Geology from St Andrews University, a MSc in Basin Analysis from the Royal Holloway College, University of London. He is Fellow of the Geological Society, Director of The Scottish Oil Club and a Member of The Company of Merchants of Edinburgh.
Phil Richards http://www.bgs.ac.uk
British Geological Survey, Director

Phil Richards is the Head of Hydrocarbons at the British Geological Survey. He completed his geology degree at Aberystwyth and his Applied Geology PhD at Strathclyde, and has over 30 years of world-wide experience of oil exploration experience and of the development of regulatory regimes. He now works principally on projects for government departments and international agencies, specialising in creating the technical conditions necessary for inward investment in hydrocarbon exploration in developing basins. He recently also assumed responsibility for all shale gas research at the BGS.
Stephen Sheal http://www.parkbrownintl.com/
Park Brown International, Director

Stephen Trombala http://www.shepwedd.co.uk
Shepherd + Wedderburn, Director

Stephen primarily focuses on the upstream oil and gas and ICT industries. He has extensive equity capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and private equity experience and advises both funders and corporates. Recent work includes acting for a number of independent E&P companies across a range of matters, including capital raisings, portfolio rationalisations and takeover transactions. He is recognised as a leading practitioner in Chambers, which describes him as "a talented, hard and fast worker with terrific public company expertise".
John Waterlow
Member, Director

After graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1970 with an honours degree in Fuel Technology and Chemical Engineering, John began his career in the oil industry with Shell-Mex and BP Ltd. This in turn led to a variety of corporate, marketing and supply roles in the UK and international arms of BP’s refining and marketing business. John left BP in 1993 and spent the next two years at the Energy Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels before moving to energy consultants Wood Mackenzie in 1995. Here he specialised in studies of corporate and market developments in the downstream oil sector, including taking responsibility for Wood Mackenzie’s downstream oil research publications. He was also closely involved in developing Wood Mackenzie’s expertise in analysis of the global oil market and was responsible for a wide range of oil and gas consultancy projects, advising oil majors, utility companies and government bodies. John retired from full time employment in 2009.
Paul Young www.mcleansearch.co.uk
The McLean Partnership, Director

Paul is a Partner in The McLean Partnership, an executive search, interim management, and management consultancy firm. Paul is responsible for the energy and investment sectors, advising both corporate and government clients on strategic executive level hiring solutions. Recent work within the energy sector includes: advising an oil services client on their global expansion plans and the recruitment of a CEO, and advising a government client to ensure they are operationally ready for potential large scale hydrocarbon development and recruiting an Oil Advisor to provide ongoing support to the government.
Robert Schneider http://www.rmschneider.com
RMSchneider Limited, Executive Secretary (Contracted)

2010-2011 Season

Jason Kenney http://www.santandergbm.com/?len...
Santander GBM (Santander Global Banking and Markets), President

Past President, currrently Board Member of Scottish Oil Club, and head of Oil/Gas Equity Research at Santander GBM.
Adrian Todd https://pureapps2.hw.ac.uk/porta...
Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Eng, Executive Vice President

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders. 1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research. October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering. September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering. 1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery. 1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy. 1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time. 1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenge
Tom Morris http://www.cairnenergy.com
Cairn Energy, Executive Vice President

Andrew Slessor http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Andy joined Wood Mackenzie in 2001 and works in the Sales and Account Management team, focusing on the financial and professional services sector.
Paul Binns
Member, Director

Paul worked for the British Geological Survey’s marine unit in Edinburgh before joining Shell’s Geophysical Research group in The Hague. He subsequently worked in technical and managerial roles in Shell’s operating units in the Middle East and Africa, and in business functions in The Hague. He now teaches externally at the Shell Open University and at Heriot Watt University, as well as undertaking other work. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society and an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society.
Nigel Bradburn http://www.nigelbradburn.com
Nigel Bradburn Search, Director

Nigel Bradburn is Managing Partner of NBS Ltd, an Executive Search firm providing strategic hiring services to a range of operator and service company clients spanning the energy sector. Resident in Aberdeen for the last 15 years, he previously worked for the American oil companies Amerada Hess and Marathon Oil before moving into the Executive Search arena. He has been a member of the Scottish Oil Club for a number of years and joined the Board in 2010.
James Cowlrick http://corp.bankofamerica.com/pu...
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Director
Jon Fitzpatrick http://www.cenkos.com
CENKOS Securities, Director

Robert Gatliff http://www.bgs.ac.uk
BGS, Director

Georgina Kladis http://www.enresol.com
ENRESOL, Director

Robert McQuillin
Honorary Member, Director

John Naismith http://www.petroceltic.ie/
Melrose Resources, Director

John holds an MSc in Petroleum Reservoir Engineering from Imperial College London. He has 27 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry gained with Shell, Enterprise Oil, Canadian Natural Resources and Melrose, as well as in consultancy. His experience includes reservoir engineering, integrated subsurface studies, asset management, commercial and operations.
Stephen Sheal http://www.parkbrownintl.com/
Park Brown International, Director

Stephen Trombala http://www.shepwedd.co.uk
Shepherd + Wedderburn, Director

Stephen primarily focuses on the upstream oil and gas and ICT industries. He has extensive equity capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and private equity experience and advises both funders and corporates. Recent work includes acting for a number of independent E&P companies across a range of matters, including capital raisings, portfolio rationalisations and takeover transactions. He is recognised as a leading practitioner in Chambers, which describes him as "a talented, hard and fast worker with terrific public company expertise".
John Waterlow
Member, Director

After graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1970 with an honours degree in Fuel Technology and Chemical Engineering, John began his career in the oil industry with Shell-Mex and BP Ltd. This in turn led to a variety of corporate, marketing and supply roles in the UK and international arms of BP’s refining and marketing business. John left BP in 1993 and spent the next two years at the Energy Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels before moving to energy consultants Wood Mackenzie in 1995. Here he specialised in studies of corporate and market developments in the downstream oil sector, including taking responsibility for Wood Mackenzie’s downstream oil research publications. He was also closely involved in developing Wood Mackenzie’s expertise in analysis of the global oil market and was responsible for a wide range of oil and gas consultancy projects, advising oil majors, utility companies and government bodies. John retired from full time employment in 2009.
Paul Young www.mcleansearch.co.uk
The McLean Partnership, Director

Paul is a Partner in The McLean Partnership, an executive search, interim management, and management consultancy firm. Paul is responsible for the energy and investment sectors, advising both corporate and government clients on strategic executive level hiring solutions. Recent work within the energy sector includes: advising an oil services client on their global expansion plans and the recruitment of a CEO, and advising a government client to ensure they are operationally ready for potential large scale hydrocarbon development and recruiting an Oil Advisor to provide ongoing support to the government.
Robert Schneider http://www.rmschneider.com
RMSchneider Limited, Executive Secretary (Contracted)

2009-2010 Season

Jason Kenney http://www.ingcommercialbanking.com
ING Bank N.V., President

Adrian Todd https://pureapps2.hw.ac.uk/porta...
Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Eng, Executive Vice President

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders. 1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research. October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering. September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering. 1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery. 1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy. 1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time. 1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenge
Tom Morris http://www.cairnenergy.com
Cairn Energy, Executive Vice President

Georgina Kladis http://www.enresol.com
ENRESOL, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Paul Binns
Member, Director

Paul worked for the British Geological Survey’s marine unit in Edinburgh before joining Shell’s Geophysical Research group in The Hague. He subsequently worked in technical and managerial roles in Shell’s operating units in the Middle East and Africa, and in business functions in The Hague. He now teaches externally at the Shell Open University and at Heriot Watt University, as well as undertaking other work. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society and an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society.
Jon Fitzpatrick http://www.cenkos.com
CENKOS Securities, Director

Will Gallacher (resigned Feb 2010) http://www.rbs.com
Royal Bank of Scotland, Director
Robert Gatliff http://www.bgs.ac.uk
British Geological Survey, Director

Barry Hood
Member, Director

Iain Matheson http://www.ert.co.uk
ERT (Scotland) Ltd, Director

Robert McQuillin
Honorary Member, Director

Robert graduated from Durham University in Physics and Geology and obtained an M.Sc. From London University. Following graduation he joined the British Geological Survey in London. He moved to Edinburgh in 1973 as manager of the Survey
Tom Mowbray
Honorary Member, Director

Jon Murphy (resigned Mar 2010)
Member, Director

John Naismith http://www.petroceltic.ie/
Melrose Resources, Director

John holds an MSc in Petroleum Reservoir Engineering from Imperial College London. He has 27 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry gained with Shell, Enterprise Oil, Canadian Natural Resources and Melrose, as well as in consultancy. His experience includes reservoir engineering, integrated subsurface studies, asset management, commercial and operations.
Andrew Slessor http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie, Director

Andy joined Wood Mackenzie in 2001 and works in the Sales and Account Management team, focusing on the financial and professional services sector.
John Waterlow
Member, Director

After graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1970 with an honours degree in Fuel Technology and Chemical Engineering, John began his career in the oil industry with Shell-Mex and BP Ltd. This in turn led to a variety of corporate, marketing and supply roles in the UK and international arms of BP’s refining and marketing business. John left BP in 1993 and spent the next two years at the Energy Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels before moving to energy consultants Wood Mackenzie in 1995. Here he specialised in studies of corporate and market developments in the downstream oil sector, including taking responsibility for Wood Mackenzie’s downstream oil research publications. He was also closely involved in developing Wood Mackenzie’s expertise in analysis of the global oil market and was responsible for a wide range of oil and gas consultancy projects, advising oil majors, utility companies and government bodies. John retired from full time employment in 2009.
Paul Young www.mcleansearch.co.uk
The McLean Partnership, Director

Paul is a Partner in The McLean Partnership, an executive search, interim management, and management consultancy firm. Paul is responsible for the energy and investment sectors, advising both corporate and government clients on strategic executive level hiring solutions. Recent work within the energy sector includes: advising an oil services client on their global expansion plans and the recruitment of a CEO, and advising a government client to ensure they are operationally ready for potential large scale hydrocarbon development and recruiting an Oil Advisor to provide ongoing support to the government.
Robert Schneider http://www.rmschneider.com
RMSchneider Limited, Executive Secretary (Contracted)

2008-2009 Season

Iain Matheson http://www.ert.co.uk
ERT (Scotland) Ltd, President

Jason Kenney http://www.ingcommercialbanking.com
ING Financial Markets, Executive Vice President

Adrian Todd https://pureapps2.hw.ac.uk/porta...
Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Eng, Executive Vice President

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders. 1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research. October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering. September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering. 1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery. 1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy. 1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time. 1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenge
Georgina Kladis http://www.enresol.com
ENRESOL, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Paul Binns
Member, Director

Paul worked for the British Geological Survey’s marine unit in Edinburgh before joining Shell’s Geophysical Research group in The Hague. He subsequently worked in technical and managerial roles in Shell’s operating units in the Middle East and Africa, and in business functions in The Hague. He now teaches externally at the Shell Open University and at Heriot Watt University, as well as undertaking other work. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society and an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society.
Jon Fitzpatrick http://www.cenkos.com
CENKOS Securities, Director

Will Gallacher http://www.rbs.com
Royal Bank of Scotland, Director
Robert Gatliff http://www.bgs.ac.uk
British Geological Survey, Director

Laura Hardiman http://www.eon-ruhrgas.com/cps/r...
Member, Director
Barry Hood
Member, Director

Robert McQuillin
Honorary Member, Director

Robert graduated from Durham University in Physics and Geology and obtained an M.Sc. from London University. Following graduation he joined the British Geological Survey in London. He moved to Edinburgh in 1973 as manager of the Survey
Tom Morris http://www.cairnenergy.com
Cairn Energy, Director

Tom Mowbray
Honorary Member, Director

Andrew Slessor http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie Consultants Inc, Director

Andy joined Wood Mackenzie in 2001 and works in the Sales and Account Management team, focusing on the financial and professional services sector.
Paul Young www.mcleansearch.co.uk
The McLean Partnership, Director

Paul is a Partner in The McLean Partnership, an executive search, interim management, and management consultancy firm. Paul is responsible for the energy and investment sectors, advising both corporate and government clients on strategic executive level hiring solutions. Recent work within the energy sector includes: advising an oil services client on their global expansion plans and the recruitment of a CEO, and advising a government client to ensure they are operationally ready for potential large scale hydrocarbon development and recruiting an Oil Advisor to provide ongoing support to the government.
Robert Schneider http://www.rmschneider.com
RMSchneider Limited, Executive Secretary (Contracted)

2007-2008 Season

Iain Matheson http://www.ert.co.uk
ERT (Scotland) Ltd, President

Jason Kenney http://www.ingcommercialbanking.com
ING Financial Markets, Executive Vice President

Adrian Todd https://pureapps2.hw.ac.uk/porta...
Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Eng, Executive Vice President

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders. 1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research. October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering. September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering. 1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery. 1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy. 1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time. 1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenge
Georgina Kladis http://www.enresol.com
ENRESOL, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Paul Binns
Member, Director

Paul worked for the British Geological Survey’s marine unit in Edinburgh before joining Shell’s Geophysical Research group in The Hague. He subsequently worked in technical and managerial roles in Shell’s operating units in the Middle East and Africa, and in business functions in The Hague. He now teaches externally at the Shell Open University and at Heriot Watt University, as well as undertaking other work. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society and an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society.
Ewan Chalmers http://www.crs.eu.com
Keltec Search and Selection, Director
Robert Gatliff http://www.bgs.ac.uk
British Geological Survey, Director

Mark Hamilton
Bank of Scotland, Director
Laura Hardiman http://www.rbs.com
Royal Bank of Scotland, Director
Barry Hood
Member, Director

Steve Kew http://www.xcite-energy.com
Xcite Energy Limited, Director

Tom Mowbray
Member, Director

Alan Parsley
Member, Director

Andrew Slessor http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie Consultants Ltd, Director

Andy joined Wood Mackenzie in 2001 and works in the Sales and Account Management team, focusing on the financial and professional services sector.
Robert Schneider http://www.rmschneider.com
RMSchneider Limited, Executive Secretary (Contracted)

2006-2007 Season

Steve Kew
Member, President

Iain Matheson http://www.ert.co.uk
ERT (Scotland) Ltd, Executive Vice President

Jason Kenney http://www.ingcommercialbanking.com
ING Financial Markets, Executive Vice President

Robert Gatliff http://www.bgs.ac.uk
British Geological Survey, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Paul Binns
Member, Director

Paul worked for the British Geological Survey’s marine unit in Edinburgh before joining Shell’s Geophysical Research group in The Hague. He subsequently worked in technical and managerial roles in Shell’s operating units in the Middle East and Africa, and in business functions in The Hague. He now teaches externally at the Shell Open University and at Heriot Watt University, as well as undertaking other work. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society and an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society.
Eric Brown
Member, Director
Ewan Chalmers http://www.crs.eu.com
Keltec Search and Selection, Director
Rory Gilchist http://www.pinsentmasons.com
McGrigors (part year), Director
Barry Hood
Member, Director

Georgina Kladis http://www.enresol.com
ENRESOL, Director

Tom Mowbray
Member, Director

Alan Parsley
Member, Director

Andrew Slessor http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie Consultants, Director

Andy joined Wood Mackenzie in 2001 and works in the Sales and Account Management team, focusing on the financial and professional services sector.
Euan Tait
Bank of Scotland, Director
Adrian Todd https://pureapps2.hw.ac.uk/porta...
Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Eng, Director

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders. 1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research. October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering. September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering. 1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery. 1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy. 1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time. 1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenge
Robert Schneider http://www.rmschneider.com
RMSchneider Limited, Executive Secretary (Contracted)

2005-2006 Season

Steve Kew
Member, President

Iain Matheson http://www.ert.co.uk
ERT (Scotland) Ltd, Executive Vice President

Jason Kenney http://www.ingcommercialbanking.com
ING Financial Markets, Executive Vice President

Robert Gatliff http://www.bgs.ac.uk
British Geological Survey, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Jan Burgess http://www.law-now.com
Ledingham Chalmers, Director
Ewan Chalmers http://www.crs.eu.com
Keltec Search and Selection, Director
Rory Gilchrst http://www.pinsentmasons.com
McGrigors, Director
Steven Gray
Bank of Scotland, Director
Scott Hadden http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie Consultants (resigned Mar 2006), Director
Bary Hood
Member, Director

Georgina Kladis http://www.enresol.com
ENRESOL, Director

Tom Mowbray
Member, Director

Andrew Slessor http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie Consulttants (Apr 2006), Director

Andy joined Wood Mackenzie in 2001 and works in the Sales and Account Management team, focusing on the financial and professional services sector.
Adrian Todd https://pureapps2.hw.ac.uk/porta...
Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Eng, Director

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders. 1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research. October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering. September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering. 1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery. 1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy. 1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time. 1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenge
Robert Schneider http://www.rmschneider.com
RMSchneider Limited, Executive Secretary (Contracted)

2004-2005 Season

Tom Mowbray
Member, President

Steve Kew
Member, Executive Vice President

Iain Matheson http://www.ert.co.uk
ERT (Scotland) Ltd, Executive Vice President

Robert Gatliff http://www.bgs.ac.uk
British Geological Survey, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Jan Burgess http://www.law-now.com
Ledingham Chalmers, Director
Brian Cassidy http://www.ledinghamchalmers.com
Ledingham Chalmers, Director
Ewan Chalmers http://www.kelticpeople.com
Keltec Search and Selection, Director
Scott Haddon http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie, Director
Barry Hood
Member, Director

Jason Kenney http://www.ingcommercialbanking.com
ING Financial Markets, Director

Colin Roberts http://www.cepmlp.org
RMSchneider Limited, Director
Adrian Todd https://pureapps2.hw.ac.uk/porta...
Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Eng, Director

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders. 1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research. October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering. September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering. 1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery. 1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy. 1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time. 1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenge
Robert Schneider
RMSchneider Limited, Executive Secretary

2003-2004 Season

Tom Mowbray
Member, President

Steve Kew
Member, Executive Vice President

Iain Matheson http://www.ert.co.uk
ERT (Scotland) Ltd, Executive Vice President

Robert Gatliff http://www.bgs.ac.uk
British Geological Survey, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Jan Burgess http://www.law-now.com
Ledingham Chalmers, Director
Brian Cassidy http://www.ledinghamchalmers.com
Ledingham Chalmers, Director
Ewan Chalmers http://www.kelticpeople.com
Keltec Search and Selection, Director
Anne Harper
Member, Director
Barry Hood
Member, Director

Jason Kenney http://www.ingcommercialbanking.com
ING Financial Markets, Director

Colin Roberts http://www.cepmlp.org
Dundee University, Director
Adrian Todd https://pureapps2.hw.ac.uk/porta...
Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Eng, Director

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders. 1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research. October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering. September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering. 1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery. 1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy. 1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time. 1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenge
John Waterlow http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie Consultants, Director

After graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1970 with an honours degree in Fuel Technology and Chemical Engineering, John began his career in the oil industry with Shell-Mex and BP Ltd. This in turn led to a variety of corporate, marketing and supply roles in the UK and international arms of BP’s refining and marketing business. John left BP in 1993 and spent the next two years at the Energy Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels before moving to energy consultants Wood Mackenzie in 1995. Here he specialised in studies of corporate and market developments in the downstream oil sector, including taking responsibility for Wood Mackenzie’s downstream oil research publications. He was also closely involved in developing Wood Mackenzie’s expertise in analysis of the global oil market and was responsible for a wide range of oil and gas consultancy projects, advising oil majors, utility companies and government bodies. John retired from full time employment in 2009.
Robert McQuillin http://www.hmi-oil.co.uk
HMI International, Executive Secretary

2002-2003 Season

John Waterlow http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie Consultants, President

After graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1970 with an honours degree in Fuel Technology and Chemical Engineering, John began his career in the oil industry with Shell-Mex and BP Ltd. This in turn led to a variety of corporate, marketing and supply roles in the UK and international arms of BP’s refining and marketing business. John left BP in 1993 and spent the next two years at the Energy Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels before moving to energy consultants Wood Mackenzie in 1995. Here he specialised in studies of corporate and market developments in the downstream oil sector, including taking responsibility for Wood Mackenzie’s downstream oil research publications. He was also closely involved in developing Wood Mackenzie’s expertise in analysis of the global oil market and was responsible for a wide range of oil and gas consultancy projects, advising oil majors, utility companies and government bodies. John retired from full time employment in 2009.
Tom Mowbray
Member, Executive Vice President

Steve Kew
lndividual Member, Executive Vice President

Nigel Fannin http://www.bgs.ac.uk
Honorary Secretary and Treasurer
Irene Allcroft
Member, Director
Jan Burgess http://www.law-now.com
Ledingham Chalmers, Director
Brian Cassidy http://www.ledinghamchalmers.com
Ledingham Chalmers, Director
Ewan Chalmers http://www.crippssears.com
Keltec Search and Selection, Director
John Davies
Member, Director
Anne Harper
Member, Director
Jason Kenney http://www.ingcommercialbanking.com
ING Financial Markets, Director

Iain Matheson http://www.ert.co.uk
ERT (Scotland) Ltd, Director

Colin Roberts http://www.cepmlp.org
Dundee University, Director
Robert McQuillin http://www.hmi-oil.co.uk
HMI International, Executive Secretary

1999-2000 Season

D. Gareth Owen
President
Robert Holmes
Member, Executive Vice President
Robert W. Johnson
Executive Vice President
Nigel Fannin http://www.bgs.ac.uk
Honorary Secretary and Trasurer
Dennis Ardus
Director
Eric Brown
Member, Director
Hew Dundas http://www.dundasarbitrator.com
Director
Peter Foreman http://www.traprain.com
Director
Sir William Gray
Director
Steve Kew
Member, Director

Tom Mowbray
Member, Director

Gavin Strachan
Member, Director
John Waterlow http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie, Director

After graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1970 with an honours degree in Fuel Technology and Chemical Engineering, John began his career in the oil industry with Shell-Mex and BP Ltd. This in turn led to a variety of corporate, marketing and supply roles in the UK and international arms of BP’s refining and marketing business. John left BP in 1993 and spent the next two years at the Energy Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels before moving to energy consultants Wood Mackenzie in 1995. Here he specialised in studies of corporate and market developments in the downstream oil sector, including taking responsibility for Wood Mackenzie’s downstream oil research publications. He was also closely involved in developing Wood Mackenzie’s expertise in analysis of the global oil market and was responsible for a wide range of oil and gas consultancy projects, advising oil majors, utility companies and government bodies. John retired from full time employment in 2009.
Robert McQuillin http://www.hmi-oil.co.uk
HMI International, Executive Secretary

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