FAR Management

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Catherine Norman

Managing Director

Ms. Norman is a professional geophysicist who has twenty years’ experience in the mineral and oil & gas exploration industry, having held executive positions both in Australia and in the UK and carried out operating assignments in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Australia. She has a strong background in the application of traditional and innovating geophysical technologies in the search for oil and gas and in new business development. Cath served as the Managing Director of Flow Energy for 6 years.

 

Victoria McLellan

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. McLellan is a Chartered Accountant with over fifteen years’ experience in the oil and gas industry both internationally and within Australia . She has been with FAR since April 2017 and prior she worked for Chevron in a number of finance roles on its North Sea Operations and Gorgon and Wheatstone Development Projects. Vicky trained with PriceWaterhouseCoopers global accounting and services firm and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland.

 

Elisha Larkin

Company Secretary 

Ms Larkin has over 15 years’ experience in a number of commercial and governance positions including most recently as a senior executive and Company Secretary of biotechnology company Hexima Limited. Elisha has a Masters of Commercial Law from the University of Melbourne majoring in corporate governance and intellectual property law, and honours degrees in Agricultural Science and Commerce from the University of Melbourne.

 

Peter Nicholls

Exploration Manager

Mr. Nicholls is a professional geophysicist with over thirty years’ experience in oil and gas exploration and development projects with a number of companies including BHP Billiton Petroleum, Nexus Energy, Antares, Oil Search and BP Australia. Throughout his career Peter has undertaken a wide range of management and technical roles and has a proven track record of identifying prospective areas, working up prospects, and finding commercial fields. He has previously managed exploration teams operating offshore permits and wells. Peter brings extensive exploration experience in a wide variety of geological settings to FAR Limited.

 

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Chief Geoscientist

Mr. Keall is a geologist with over twenty years’ experience in oil and gas exploration both internationally and within Australia. He worked for BHP Petroleum on many of the petroliferous basins of Australia-Asia and was involved in several significant oil and gas discoveries. His experience spans the full exploration cycle from identification and capture of new acreage, through prospect generation to drilling and discovery of hydrocarbons.

 

Rolf Stork

Asset Manager, Gambia

Mr Stork is an engineer with over 35 years’ experience in all facets of the oil & gas industry, including exploration, development and production operations.  He has worked for a number of companies including Origin Energy, Cairn India and Roc Oil, where he has held a number of senior management and technical roles, and completed several overseas assignments.  Rolf is knowledgeable in managing business units and joint ventures, as well as having a strong commercial and operational background.

 

Bruno Delanoue

Président Directeur Général, Senegal

Bruno Delanoue is a commerce graduate of the University of Paris and Lyon. After starting his career in the field of audit and privatisation consulting, he joined the mining sector (AngloGold and then MDL/TiZir) in West Africa. He was recently the Chairman of the Grande Cote Operations with Mineral Deposits Limited. He is currently Vice President of the Senegalese Chamber of Mines and is Independent Foreign Trade Advisor to the French Government. His rich experience enables him to be involved in the negotiations of mining conventions with the West African governments and he has developed strong relations with governments and local communities.