Board of Directors and Management


Mr Alexander Parks

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director


Mr Alexander Parks was appointed to the Board as Chief Executive Officer and  Managing Director on 2 November 2017. Mr Parks previously served as Non-Executive Director since 18 February 2016. Mr Parks is an energy expert with over 20 years’ of experience in the oil and gas industry, commencing as a petroleum engineer with RPS Energy Australia (formerly Troy-Ikoda, UK & Australia) in 1997. Mr Parks has managed companies and company projects in Australia, SE Asia, North America, New Zealand, Europe, FSU and North Africa. Projects have included onshore and offshore exploration, development, production and significant new ventures and transactions. Recently Mr Parks has focussed on building a sound knowledge of unconventional oil and gas plays in North America. Mr Parks has a Petroleum Engineering degree from Imperial College, London, is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), is a Member of both the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (PESA) and Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). Mr Parks is currently a Director of Tamaska Oil & Gas Ltd (ASX:TMK), he has previously held the positions of Chief Commercial Officer at Cue Energy Resources Ltd, CEO of Mosaic Oil NL, CEO of Otto Energy Ltd, Director of TMK Montney Ltd, and Technical Director at RPS Energy.


Mr Ian McCubbing

Non-Executive Director and Chairman

B.Com (Hons), MBA (Ex), CA, GAICD

Mr Ian McCubbing was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman on the 25 October 2016. Mr McCubbing is a Chartered Accountant with more than 30 years’ corporate experience, including 5 years' investment banking, principally in the areas of corporate finance and M&A.  Mr McCubbing has spent more than 15 years’ working with ASX 200 and other listed companies in senior finance roles, including positions as Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer in mining and industrial companies. Mr McCubbing holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from UWA and an Executive MBA from the AGSM. Mr McCubbing is a Chartered Accountant and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr McCubbing is currently a Non-Executive Director of Symbol Mining Limited, Avenira Limited, Swick Mining Services Limited, and is Chairman of Rimfire Pacific Mining NL. Mr McCubbing has previously held a directorship in Kasbah Resources Limited.


Mr Troy Hayden

Non-Excecutive Director


Mr Hayden has more than 27 years’ experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. He was the CEO/Managing Director at ASX listed, Tap Oil for 6 years and worked at Woodside Petroleum Limited for 12 years, where he held several positions, including Treasurer, Acting CFO, Vice President of the USA Business Unit based in Louisiana, and Vice President of the Pluto Business Unit. Mr Hayden spent two and a half years living in Louisiana whilst working for Woodside (USA), where he worked on Woodside’s Gulf of Mexico operating assets and exploration portfolio. Troy has worked on numerous oil and gas asset acquisitions, divestments and M&A transactions.Troy is currently a non-executive director of ASX listed Global Oil and Gas Limited and is the part time Business Development Manager at Transborder Energy, a small-scale Floating LNG company

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Anna MacKintosh – Company Secretary & Chief Financial Officer 

Mrs. Anna Maria Mackintosh, B.Com (UWA) CPA

Mrs MacKintosh has over 30 years commercial experience including 11 years with BHP, 10 years with AFSL holder Kirke Securities Ltd as Compliance Manager, Finance Manager and Responsible Executive. Mrs. Mackintosh was previously the Company Secretary/CFO of Kalia Limited (ASX:KLH) (2009 -2018 formerly GB Energy Limited), Applabs Technologies Ltd , XTV Limited, TAO Commodities Ltd (ASX:TAO) and Financial Controller at Force Commodities Ltd.

Mrs Mackintosh also serves as Company Secretary of Marquee Resources Ltd (ASX:MQR) and Global Oil & Gas Ltd (ASX:GLV).