Andrew James Morris, Non-Executive Chairman
Andrew Morris has extensive international business experience and advises and sits on the Board of several companies, ranging from early stage resource companies to emerging technology companies. He was founder of Persistency Capital, a private investment company, where he acted as both investor in, and adviser to, companies across a broad range of sectors and geographies focusing on value investing, deal structuring and turnarounds. Mr Morris initially joined the Board of Madagascar Oil in 2008 and served until November 2013, latterly as non-executive Chairman. He re-joined the Board in October 2014 and resumed the role of non-executive Chairman in January 2015. His current directorships include serving as Non-Executive Director of Gulfsands Petroleum PLC and as Director and Principal of Vokings Advisers Limited. Previous directorships include Falcon Oil and Gas, Southwest Energy, Kriisa Research Inc. and Direct Petroleum Exploration as well as Blake Oil and Gas Limited and various related parties. Previously, Mr Morris spent 15 years in the financial services industry, during which time he served as a Director of Ernst & Young in London, where he advised a broad range of organisations on Enterprise Risk Management including advice on corporate governance, management reporting, financial control, operational risk and process improvement. Mr Morris holds a BSc (Hons.) degree in Mathematics from Bristol University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Stephen Hope, Non-Executive Director
Al Njoo, Non-Executive Director
Duncan Reynolds, Non-Executive Director
In early 1998 Mr Reynolds moved to Price Waterhouse Corporate Finance in Singapore and in early 1999 joined Deutsche Bank’s Asian debt restructuring advisory team based in Singapore. During this time Mr Reynolds worked on a series of multi-billion dollar debt restructuring mandates across Asia and covering a diverse industry base including banks, airlines, cement, retail and telecoms.
From 2003 to 2008 Mr Reynolds was a director with Crosby Capital Partners, an Asian based merchant bank focused on the natural resources sector. During this time he was instrumental in structuring and executing highly leveraged public takeovers targeting upstream oil and gas companies listed on the ASX. On leaving Crosby Capital Partners in 2008 along with other key members of the highly successful natural resources team, Mr Reynolds co-founded Bromius Capital, a specialist natural resources investment and advisory firm based in Singapore. Mr Reynolds is primarily responsible for leading Bromius Capital’s Oil & Gas investment and advisory business.