Rita Fern Whittington
Chief Operations Officer
Mrs Whittington is a petroleum landman with more than 32 years’ experience in acquisitions, operations and management of oil and gas properties. She joined Primary Natural Resources I and II as a senior member of the asset management team, where she was jointly responsible for company growth. Both companies were sold in an aggregate eight-year period generating a 3:1 return on equity.
Steven Otis Snead
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Snead is a petroleum landman with 35 years’ experience in the US onshore oil and gas industry. During this period he has owned and operated successful oil and gas operating and services companies. He founded and still owns Enerlex Inc. for the purpose of acquiring and managing royalty interests. He has extensive experience in oil and gas lease acquisition, drilling, development and operations.
John Malcolm Cubitt
Dr Cubitt has more than 33 years of commercial experience in the oil exploration and production industry, following a period in academic research and graduate/post-graduate education in the UK and USA. He is a registered Chartered Geologist (CGeol) and his experience includes asset evaluation and project management, as well as board-level strategic and operational direction. He is currently Managing Director of Triox Limited, an TSXV-listed company seeking oil and gas exploration opportunities, and a Director of Bridgecreek Resources Limited, a private US oil and gas company.
Ronald Sanford Harwood
Mr Harwood has had active involvement in originating and developing projects in oil and gas exploration and production since 1981. He founded Bellwood Petroleum Corporationin 1985, Bellwood Petroleum LL Cin 2007 and Colony Petroleum, LLC in 1990. Colony secured US and international investors to participate in oil and gas exploration and production ventures originated and operated by American and Canadian independent oil and gas companies.
Gavin John Burnell
Mr Burnell has 11 years’ experience of corporate finance, specialising in small-cap companies, and is a director of corporate finance at Northland Capital Partners Limited. He is also the founder and/or director of several companies in varying sectors including Globo Plc (AIM:GBO), Hot Rocks Investments Plc (PLUS:HRIP), Hellenic Capital Plc (PLUS:HECP) and Woodland Capital Limited.
Chief Financial Officer
Oliver is a qualified chartered accountant with extensive experience as a corporate financier, advising small and mid cap companies on initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and secondary fundraisings. Most recently, Oliver specialized in Corporate Finance at Deloitte where he focused on providing regulatory and strategic advice to public companies in respect of transactions and their ongoing regulatory obligations. Previously Oliver was a Director of Corporate Finance at Daniel Stewart & Company plc. from 2006 to 2012 where he worked with a number of AIM companies, including Magnolia.