The Petroleum Club of Western Australia is an association governed by a Board of Governors whom are appointed to manage the affairs of the Club in accordance with its Rules and Constitution. At each Annual General Meeting members shall be elected to the Board of Governors for a period of 3 years.
Colby has over 15 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas industry in both Canada and Australia with a skillset that has focused on commercial and business development activities across upstream and midstream activities in the industry. He is currently General Manager – Commercial at ASX listed Strike Energy, where he manages the commercial team and is responsible for managing commercialisation activities including production development, gas sales and assisting in corporate transactions .
Colby is a 9-year member of the Petroleum Club of Western Australia and has served on the Board or Governors for the last 4 years (2 years as Vice President)
Dario is an Industrial Engineer specialised in Performance Management with 11 years of experience in O&G, He has held positions with international corporations such as Geoservices and Schlumberger in different areas ranging from Engineering, Country Manager, BDM, Commercial and Marketing.
Dario is a manager with international experience in the O&G in Australasia, Nord Africa, Europe and South America. Experienced in the developing multicultural teams, business development and B2B sales at C-suite level. A people's person and efficient networker and an active contributor to the community through various mentorship programs in management, LGBT inclusion, innovation and education.
Vincent is a Partner in Deloitte’s Energy and Resources practice, and recently moved from Deloitte’s West Africa practice (based in Lagos, Nigeria) to Deloitte Australia (based in Perth). His 23 years of experience in audit and assurance services were gained in The Netherlands, the Middle East and West Africa where served large national and international (listed) clients.
His specialisations include accounting for upstream oil and gas projects, energy trading, accounting for commodity derivatives / hedge accounting and performing audits under US accounting and auditing standards. He was also a member of the Dutch National Office, where he focused on complex technical accounting and auditing issues in a national leadership role.
Trained as a chemical engineer with a background in the resources industry, Richard is now an intellectual property consultant with over twenty years experience advising multinational and SME companies on a range of projects in the petroleum industry, both upstream and downstream. FLNG technology is a current field of interest.
As Vice President of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys and a 16 year member of its governing Council, I’m familiar with the objectives of providing opportunities for members of a not for profit organisation to access both social and educational events, ideally a combination of both. IP is an important focus for the petroleum industry and I’m keen to foster educational events in this field too.
Lisa has built a career as a specialist across the resources and energy sectors, working in external relations, policy, advocacy, government affairs and niche areas including Native Title, Indigenous Affairs and STEM.
She has worked with significant companies and industry bodies, including Newmont Goldcorp, The Chamber of Minerals and Energy, CSIRO and Chevron. She is experienced in direct engagement at the Ministerial level of government and in driving corporate policy and change management.
Matheesha has extensive experience in providing engineering and consultancy services in maintenance, reliability, and operation readiness for clients around the world.
Matheesha has worked with Nihar for 15 years, moving from Graduate Engineer to Lead Engineer, and now onto management in business development. This has given him experience in all aspects of the business including financial, commercial, marketing, risk management and good business acumen.
Natalie has extensive experience in managing marketing and business development strategy across sectors and all levels of government. Following her time in London at BP, Sydney and 10 years in engineering, she currently leads business development for Western Australia at Herbert Smith Freehills (named Employer of Choice, Innovator of the Year and Energy & Resources Team of the year at the prestigious Australian Law Awards), where she is also responsible for managing business development for the firm’s transformational global digital law group.
Katie is an employment partner who specialises in the energy, infrastructure and maritime sectors. She understands the particular challenges of operating with remote workforces and employment in heavily regulated and safety critical environments. Katie's energy and infrastructure clients include operators, tier one contractors, offshore drilling contractors, oilfield services providers and subsea companies.
From her base in Perth, Katie also works closely with our global diversity & inclusion consultancy Brook Graham to deliver integrated legal and consultancy services to employers for sustainable workplace inclusion and to optimise team performance.
Andrew has extensive experience across the Australasia and Asia Pacific regions providing a highly valued, often complex recruitment service to small, medium and large organisations covering all streams of the Oil & Gas industry. He has a BA (Hons) Business & Marketing, HNC Management Accounting and is the founding Partner/Director of Inverse Energy Pty Ltd. Inverse Energy was formed to bring together integrated technical and Human resources in all streams of the Oil & Gas market through SME Collaboration.
Adam has 18 years broad oil and gas experience with two multi-national E&P Operators: Woodside Energy and ExxonMobil. His career assignments have provided extensive experience in engineering, development planning, project, production and drilling.
Adam believes that through better collaboration and fostering of genuine inter company and community relationships, we can help to ensure the ongoing prosperity of our industry, and will work with the Petroleum Club of WA to contribute to ensuring these outcomes.
Kristie graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Mining from the University of Queensland in 1995. In addition she has a Grad Dip Ed from UWA (2001) and is a graduate of the AICD (2015).
Kristie's unique background across technical engineering, consultancy, advisory, strategy, diversity, inclusion, recruitment, HR, BD, marketing and education, along with her exceptionally strong industry connections provides a unique mix of skills that sees her well placed to affect real change within business and community.
At the end of an extensive career in Oil & Gas and associated industries, Hamish is currently the Hydrocarbon Business Development Manager for Primero, a boutique design and construction company based in Perth. Hamish has a wealth of experience in Project and Construction Management for EPC projects in the oil & gas, mining and infrastructure industries, both in Australia and overseas.
Hamish has an extensive background in project management providing a broad base to augment his current project/construction management roles. He has held positions with Shell International, Woodside, Buru Energy, Forge Group and Toll Logistics and Resources in Senior Engineering and Project Management roles.
Leon has a rich background in business development and consulting on growth and strategy in the tech sector. Having worked for small SME business and international organisations; Leon's strength is in building and facilitating partnerships that help industry collaborate, innovate and grow together.
Leon currently hold various board and committee appointment and works with Sentient Computing in developing and identifying innovative visualisation solutions for the resources sector.