Directors

Michael Garland: Chairman

     Former CEO of Dominion Petroleum Ltd (LSE), an African focused oil and gas exploration company acquired by Ophir in 2011, and also former President and CEO of Maverick Oil and Gas Inc (NASDAQ).

     Co-founder and former Commercial Director of Star Energy PLC, a gas storage and power generation company listed on LSE which subsequently sold to Petronas Malaysia. Former Commercial Manager of Tullow Oil PLC a FTSE 100 company

 

The Hon. Mike Ahern: Non-executive Director

     The Hon. Mike Ahern AO is a former Queensland Premier and has held the Ministries of Primary Industries, Industry and Technology, and Health

    Mike is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Sciences and Engineering, a Member of the Board of Governors of the ATSE Clunies Ross Foundation and has been appointed Special Representative of the Queensland Government for Africa, The Middle East and India

 

Andrew Leibovitch: Founder/Executive Director

     Chartered Accountant with 20+ years in corporate finance / project management

     Previously, General Manager, Browse Gas project at Woodside Petroleum – initiated the Browse LNG development program and traditional owner negotiations

     Former director and co-founder of Sunbird Energy Ltd (ASX:SNY), a Southern African focus Gas explorer and developer

     Former director Transerv Energy (ASX: TSV) – involved in acquiring Transerv’s interests in the Perth Basin and commencement of appraisal program

     Significant involvement with Australian CBM and unconventional gas projects (Origin Energy, Arrow Energy, LNG Ltd)

 

Will Barker: Founder/Executive Director

     Geologist with 15+ years experience in the exploration and development of large scale gas projects in Australia and internationally

     Previously, General Manager LNG at Arrow Energy Ltd responsible for development of the company's lead CBM to LNG export project in Queensland. Led the project from initial concept to Final Investment Decision (FID), before Royal Dutch Shell and PetroChina completed a takeover of Arrow for $3.5 billion in August 2010

     Other roles include, former director and co-founder of Sunbird Energy Ltd (ASX:SNY), a Southern African focus Gas explorer and developer

     Operations Manager for New Guinea Energy and Technical Director for Transerv Energy in the Perth Basin

 

 

Management Team

The Goshawk team is comprised of a group of oil and gas professionals with extensive experience in exploration and production activities across Australia, South East Asia, Europe and Africa.

The technical and operational team that manage the company cover the following disciplines:

·       Geology;

·       Geophysics;

·       Reservoir Engineering;

·       Project Management;

·       Field Development;

·       Production and Operations;

·       Finance and Commercial Management; and

·       Legal and Regulatory Compliance.