Directors


David Golder

David Golder

Independent Non-Executive Chairman, Age 72

Mr. Golder has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Company since 2005. He is also Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. He has over 38 years experience in the petroleum industry.


David Sturt

David Sturt

Chief Executive Officer, Age 57

Mr. Sturt was appointed a Non-Executive Director of the Company on 24 April 2016 and became Chief Executive on 25 March 2019. He is a member of the Remuneration Committee. David has over 29 years of international experience in the oil and gas industry gained working on projects in Europe, CIS, Africa and SE Asia.

Thomas Hickey

Thomas Hickey

Independent Non-Executive Director, Age 51

Mr. Hickey has been a Non-Executive Director of the Company since 2005. He is Chairman of the Nominations Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mr Hickey was Chief Financial Officer and a director of Tullow Oil plc from 2000-08.


Daria Shaftelskaya

Daria Shaftelskaya

Non-executive Director, Age 41

Ms. Shaftelskaya was appointed a Non-Executive Director in January 2020. Daria has 20 years experience in the oil & gas exploration and production business within the West-Siberian basin (Tomsk region).

Pavel Tetyakov

Pavel Tetyakov

Executive Director - VP of Business Development, Age 40

Mr. Tetyakov joined the Company in May 2016 as Vice-President, Business Development. In July 2018 he was appointed as the general director of the PetroNeft's Russian subsidiaries and in January 2020 was appointed to the Board.

Anthony Sacca

Anthony Sacca

Independent Non-Executive Director, Age 47

Mr. Sacca was appointed a Non-Executive Director of the Company on 24 April 2016. He is a member of the Audit Committee. He is principal of Karri Tree executive coaching. Anthony was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Rolf Group of Companies, one of Russia’s largest independent automotive distributor/retailers.