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.
Paul is a highly qualified General Manager with over 25 years’ experience gained in the offshore / onshore oil and gas industry in the UK, Europe, Australia, Asia and the Middle East, with both client organisations and EPC / PMC consultancies. My experience has been gained within general management, business development, and project management roles.
I believe my key differentiator is a strong generalist industry experience with constant emphasis on building and maintaining win-win relationships, and delivering outstanding value-adding outcomes for both internal and external customers. I pride myself on being a self-motivated, proactive and progressive leader with advanced communication skills, and proven team building capability.
Colby has over 13 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas industry in both Canada and Australia with a skillset that has focused on contracts and procurement, engineering services and operations and maintenance areas of major projects and existing assets. He is currently the Business Development Manager for Upstream Production Solutions where he is responsible for all business growth across Western Australia and the Northern Territory.
Colby is a 5-year member of the Petroleum Club of Western Australia and has been a Lead Mentor for the last 2 years in the club’s Next Generation school program.
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.
Mike has 16 years of Oil & Gas Process Engineering and Project experience grounded in conceptual design engineering, EPCI, Commissioning, Start Up and Steady State Operations. His industry experience includes employment with Engineering Consultancy (Granherne), Engineering Contractor (Technip) and Operating Company (Woodside), based in locations across Western Australia and also internationally (UK).
Mike currently leads a multi-discipline team of engineers across two locations, responsible for providing frontline engineering support to an operational facility. Prior to this he held advisory roles in Pre-Production and Major Projects including Browse FLNG.
His skills are centred on an ability to inﬂuence and integrate teams and individuals, supporting a proven track record of delivering technical and business solutions. He shows passion for continuous improvement, professional development and learning through collaboration.
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.
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.
Tom has 14 years’ upstream experience working in a variety of positions for operating companies, acquiring a well-rounded background in offshore operations, reservoir engineering, production engineering, drilling & completions, and major capital projects. He is a proven results-oriented performer who is highly valued within the petroleum industry.
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.
Kirsty is the Founding Director of Platform Communications and has 18 years’ experience in public relations, corporate communications and marketing arenas with her role focusing on building or protecting reputations.
She has strong experience with not-for-profit organisations. Kirsty is currently a Board Member for Solaris Cancer Care, Curtin University’s Board of Humanities, Vice-President of WA Mining Club, a Committee Member for AOG Diversity & Inclusion and an Exec Director of Simplicity from Complexity.
Angus has 17 years of oil & gas industry experience with Shell in The Netherlands, UK, Norway, Malaysia & most recently Australia; this being a return to Perth and the city in which he was born and educated.
His core professional capacity is in upstream development; having worked opportunities & projects of all phases from acreage bidding in exploration through to commissioning & start-up of major industry projects.
Angus believes it's paramount we have a strong body in Western Australia enabling our industry to communicate and collaborate effectively, and to achieve this requires in turn strong working relationships between us all - suppliers, contractors, commercial services and operators.
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.
Tayah is passionately driven in all aspects of her life and strongly believes in team success and working to each individual’s strengths. She believes "you only get out what you put in", as such she is a hardworking and determined individual, who is looking to forge her career within the field of Engineering.
Tayah is also the Chair of the Petroleum Club of WA Young Professional Committee.