Ross is an experienced natural resources executive. He has held executive and non-executive director roles in several public companies listed on AIM and the ASX and a number of private companies. He has been involved in ventures with interests in operated and non-operated oil and gas assets in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma and upstream and gas to power projects in Indonesia. He practiced as a corporate finance lawyer with Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Perth and Melbourne and Clifford Chance in London.
Joanne is a seasoned industry professional with over 20 years of experience in technical and senior roles with Woodside Petroleum, Newfield Exploration, Gulf Australia and Nido Petroleum. She is a Petroleum/Reservoir Engineer by background and has been responsible for managing new venture activity, ongoing infield production operations and significant drilling and development projects for 15 years. With significant ASX experience as the Deputy Managing Director whilst at Nido Petroleum for close to 7 years she is well placed to lead an ASX listed company operating oil and gas assets.
Trent brings to the Board significant ASX corporate experience, expertise in geoscience, exploration and project development as well as significant recent experience in the USA.
Trent has over twenty years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry in exploration, appraisal and development. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons)(National Centre for Petroleum Geology & Geophysics, University of Adelaide) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has originated numerous projects from concept or acquisition through to discovery, appraisal, successful development and exit in Australia, SE Asia, the Gulf of Mexico and the US onshore. Trent specializes in new ventures and project execution and has expertise in hydrocarbon and helium systems analysis.
Michael Pollak holds a bachelor of Commerce, is a chartered accountant and has an MBA in strategy from the Australian Graduate School of Management. Michael commenced his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers over 15 years ago. Michael has gained valuable experience in both Sydney and London in general management, audit, insolvency, corporate advisory and strategy across a wide range of industries, including financial services, professional services, retail, mining, technology and manufacturing.
Michael is currently a director of MOQ Limited and was previously a director of various ASX listed entities including UCW Limited, Prospect Resources Limited, Metalicity Limited, Rhipe Limited and HJB Corporation Limited, being companies that he previously recapitalised.