Tim Baldwin

Chief Executive Officer


Deep understanding of both energy and financial markets having reviewed 400+ investment opportunities

Previously a partner at GEMS, an O&G focused private equity firm where Tim managed multiple investments in parallel, exercising full strategic and operational control at board and executive level, in both public and private companies.  Controlled investment processes and approvals, financial budgeting and planning

Prior to GEMS worked for 10+ years at BP across Australia, Singapore and London in a number of commercial, operational and strategic roles



Paul Bilston

Chief Operating Officer

B Eng; PhD Eng

More than 25 years experience in company and team management, taking on both existing and building new teams to delivery a variety of outcomes

Proven delivery of large scale projects (most recently the NGP Pipeline), delivered on time and significantly under budget despite significant access challenges during execution

Set the strategy, managed the exploration and appraisal, then ultimately the sale of the Gloucester Gas project.



Peter Fennessy

Chief Commercial Officer

B Sc (Geology – Honours)

Able to work across both technical and commercial areas to deliver flexible and value creating outcomes – responsible for putting in place the Origin contracts

Negotiated and documented the first merchant underground gas storage agreement in Australia

Played a major role in the complete restructure of the Victorian gas market with key focus on wholesale gas markets and gas supply

30+ years in the O&G industry having previously worked for BP, Kinetik and Alinta



Charlie McGill

Chief Financial Officer

B Eng (Honours); MBA (Harvard)

Prior CFO and COO of ASX 200 businesses with broad capital markets, strategy, M&A and investor relations experience gained at Morgan Stanley, Wesfarmers and Incitec Pivot Limited

Oil & Gas experience includes leading Incitec Pivot’s (one of Australis’s largest natural gas consumers) offtake negotiations with Arrow and NGP operators; leading Wesfarmers investment in Quadrant Energy; and establishing and leading Austal’s Oil & Gas service business in Perth, Darwin, Spain, Trinidad & Tobago and Oman

As Morgan Stanley’s Head of Leveraged & Acquisition Finance Australia, led debt financing for Frontier Drilling, a Carlyle/Riverstone Oil & Gas portfolio asset



Jade Rowarth

General Counsel

B Law (Honours); B Business Mgmt

Over 18 years in legal practice at top tier firms in Australia and the United Kingdom including, 7 years as a partner 

Extensive legal experience managing complex restructuring, corporate finance and M&A transactions 

Significant experience in dealing with multiple stakeholders in both the private and public sectors across a variety of disciplines and sectors including resources, property, manufacturing and agribusines



Trevor Slater

Company Secretary


Over 35 years experience as a company secretary, corporate manager and project manager, working for listed and unlisted public companies in Australia and South East Asia

Has been engaged at senior levels with companies undertaking energy and resource project development including: Oil & Gas exploration projects in the Timor Sea, Brunei and Indonesia; the Ballarat Gold Project; the Coal Corporation of Victoria; and the construction of the Loy Yang power station