Gary Neal Christenson

Aged 63, United States of America
Independent Non-Executive Director /
Chairperson of Risk Management Committee and member of Audit Committee


DATE OF APPOINTMENT:
2 May 2018

Gary Neal Christenson (“Gary”) has over 35 years of technical and managerial experience in the petroleum exploration and production industry with a focus on South East Asia and Africa. His experience includes management positions at Tenneco Oil E&P, British Gas Indonesia, Unocal Indonesia Co. (“Unocal”) and Santos Indonesia (“Santos”). At Unocal he was the Senior Vice President of Unocal E&P Indonesia and President of Unocal Makassar and developed and produced the West Seno field utilising a min-TLP, semisubmersible TAD and a barge hull FPU. At Santos he was the President of Santos Indonesia and developed and produced the Maleo and Oyang fields. He was the Chairman and CEO of Black Gold Energy in partnership with Goldman Sachs and Temasek. He is a Director in Black Platinum Energy in partnership with Fortress. He is a Director in PT Agra Energi Indonesia (USA) in partnership with PT Saratoga Investama Sedaya Tbk. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geology from Hamline University and attended graduate school at Cornell University and Stanford University in the United States of America. He was an aircrew member in the United States Air Force.

Gary has no family relationship with any Director and/or major shareholder of the Company and he has no conflict of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past 5 years nor been imposed any penalty by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year.