The Board is committed to high standards of stewardship and governance and aims to create a culture which demands the same commitment and performance in all its business activities. As a result, accountability, integrity and honesty are fostered throughout the group.
Independent Non-executive Chairman
Jon was appointed Chairman in September 2013. Jon has a BSc. in Geology from the University of London and over 30 years’ experience in the mid-cap Exploration and Production industry.
After several years with operating oil and gas companies, Jon joined Venture Production in 1999 as Chief Operating Officer where he remained a board director until Venture’s sale in 2009.
Until recently Jon held two other non-executive positions, one with Trinity Exploration and Production Plc and the other with Metro Exploration Holding Corporation.
Chief Executive Officer
Keith joined Cabot Energy in May 2012 as Chief Operating Officer, was appointed to the Board in November the same year, and was made Chief Executive Officer in July 2013.
Keith gained a degree in physics and has over 25 years’ industry experience. Commencing his career with Western Atlas Logging Services, Keith progressed to hold managerial positions in Amerada Hess, Burlington Resources and was most recently employed as General Manager Operations for E.ON Ruhrgas in Norway.
Keith has extensive experience in the North Sea, North Africa and Norway.
Nick was appointed Finance Director in November 2012.
Before joining Cabot Energy, Nick spent over 13 years in investment banking where he focused on advising the international E&P industry. He specialised in advising upon mergers and acquisitions and providing equity capital markets advice and services to a broad range of global oil and gas companies, both public and private. He was employed by Tristone Capital, the global energy investment bank, and latterly GMP Securities, for six years prior to joining Cabot Energy.
Nick qualified as a chartered accountant at Price Waterhouse and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
President, Cabot Energy Inc.
Paul joined Cabot Energy in September 2014 as Chief Operating Officer and moved to Calgary in April 2017 after being appointed as President of Cabot Energy Inc.
He has a facilities engineering background and has an extensive background in oil and gas operations having previously held management positions with Consort Resources, Caledonia Oil and Gas and most recently as General Manager, Operations for E.ON Exploration and Production Ltd.
Paul has experience of working in the UK North Sea, North Africa, Norway, and North America and is a Member of the Institute of Measurement and Control and the Engineering Council in the UK.
Senior Independent Non-executive Director
Iain Lanaghan joined as a Non-executive Director in February 2014.
He has specialised in growing and financing companies. In oil and gas his experience has included being Finance Director of Faroe Petroleum plc and of private equity backed Atlantic Power, which he led to a successful trade sale. His non-executive roles are as founder and chairman of Metropolitan European Transport, one of Germany’s largest private bus operators, and director of UK Government owned National Nuclear Laboratory, DE&S and Scottish Water. His Finance Director roles have included FirstGroup plc and PowerGen International.
He is a chartered accountant, having qualified with KPMG.
Campbell Airlie was appointed as a Non-executive Director in December 2016.
Campbell has 36 years’ experience as a petroleum engineer with extensive time spent in upstream field development strategy and implementation. His career has included reservoir and production management and technical excellence roles with Schlumberger, BP, Edinburgh Petroleum Services and most recently as founder and Chief Technical Officer of Seven Energy.
Campbell has been a Distinguished Lecturer in Asset Management with the Society of Petroleum Engineers and a visiting lecturer in reservoir engineering and production optimisation at Heriot Watt University.
Campbell represents the interests of High Power Petroleum, the Company’s largest shareholder.
Petro Mychalkiw was appointed as a Non-executive Director in January 2018.
Petro has 28 years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant and over 12 years’ experience in the natural resources industry. His career has included roles as Chief Financial Officer of Oriel Resources, Equus Petroleum, Orsu Metals Corporation and most recently at I-Pulse Inc., the parent company of H2P. Petro has extensive experience of project financing including resource development projects, acquisition fundraising, debt refinancing and private placings.
Petro represents the interests of High Power Petroleum, the Company’s largest shareholder.