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Board and Management


Richard Cottee

Internationally renowned for energy experience, and commercial strategy and acumen within the energy and utilities sector. Former Managing Director Queensland Gas Company Ltd, Central Petroleum Ltd and Nexus Energy Ltd, former CEO CS Energy & NRG Europe. Chairman of Elixir Petroleum Ltd.

Took QGC from early stage explorer to a major non-conventional gas supplier, building market value from $20m to $5.7 billion & facilitating sale to Britain’s BG Group.

Tony Bellas bw

Tony Bellas
Deputy Chairman

Extensive energy sector and governance experience.  Former Chairman ERM Power Ltd, former CEO of Ergon Energy and CS Energy.  Chairman NOVONIX Ltd, intelliHR and Shine.


Ian Paton
Non-executive Technical Director

Petroleum geophysicist and engineer, instrumental in many oil and gas discoveries, former Exploration and Development Manager for SANTOS, senior technical and management roles in exploration and development with Conoco, Coogee Resources, New Standard Energy.

Greg Baynton bw

Greg Baynton
Executive Director

Director of NOVONIX Limited, SUPERLOOP Limited, intelliHR and Orbit Capital.

Rob Towner

Rob Towner
Non-executive Director

Managing Director of Triangle Energy (Global) Limited, non-executive director of Botanix Pharmaceuticals Limited.


Lucy Snelling
Chief Executive Officer

Senior roles at AGL Energy Ltd, Queensland Government and legal sector.   Former Manager oil and gas exploration and development projects for AGL Energy, lead Partner for oil and gas at Brisbane city law firm, Director for transport infrastructure investment Queensland Government.  A Director of Cross River Rail Delivery Authority.


James Crowley
Chief Operating Officer

Petroleum geoscientist, brings global expertise in successful petroleum exploration, appraisal, development and production. Has held senior executive roles for AGL Energy Ltd, Senex Ltd, Origin Energy Ltd, and Apache Corporation in Australia, Egypt, New Zealand and the North Sea.

Suzanne Yeates bw

Suzanne Yeates
Company Secretary and CFO

Chartered Accountant working with clients for over 20 years as CFO and Company Secretary for public and private companies.

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