Board of Directors
John Teeling - Chairman (07/01/46)
John Teeling has been Chairman of Petrel 1997. He has been involved in oil and gas and resource projects for more than 30 years. He is the founder and chairman of Pan Andean Resources, Minco, African Gold, Persian Gold and West African Diamonds all listed in London. He is also the founder and a former director of Kenmare Resources and a former director of Arcon and holds interests in a number of industrial ventures. John Teeling holds degrees in Economics and Business from University College Dublin, an MBA from Wharton and a DBA in Business Administration from Harvard. He lectured for 20 years in business and finance at University College Dublin.
David Horgan - Managing Director (22/09/59)
David Horgan became chief executive of Petrel in 1997 and has over 17 years of experience in oil and gas and resources projects in Latin America, Africa and Middle East. Mr Horgan is also Chief Executive of Pan Andean Resources, an oil and gas company with activities in South America and the US. He previously worked at Kenmare where he raised finance, captured the premium graphite world wide market and evaluated investment opportunities. Prior to that he worked with Boston Consulting Group internationally for 7 years. He holds a first class law degree from Cambridge and an MBA with distinction from the Harvard Business School. David speaks several languages including Portugese, Spanish and German.
JIM FINN - FINANACIAL CONTROLLER (16/12/58)
James Finn has been the senior financial executive for the company since 1997. Mr. Finn has extensive experience in the administration of oil and gas and minerals companies, and has been responsible for listing several resource sector companies in London. He holds a degree in Management and an Accounting qualification.
ARMAN KAYABLIAN – NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (20/08/81)
Arman Kayablian was appointed as a non-executive director of Petrel in August 2013 following Petrel’s acquisition of a 20 per cent shareholding in Amira Hydrocarbons Wasit B.V. Mr Kayablian is the COO of Amira Industries N.V. and has more than 10 years' experience in project finance and development operations in the energy, utilities and telecommunications industries. He holds a B.B.A. in International Business from The George Washington University.
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