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Peter Lansom    B.E. Petroleum (Hons)
Managing Director
Appointed: Managing Director on 30 October 2013.
Non-executive director on 24 September 2013.
Peter holds a Bachelor of Petroleum Engineering (Honours) degree from the University of NSW and has over 25 years’ experience in conventional and unconventional exploration and development, working with Comet Ridge Ltd, Eastern Star Gas (ESG), Origin Energy and Santos. He has significant expertise in subsurface engineering, asset valuation, field development planning and commercial and corporate finance.  In his past role at Origin, in the key management position of Chief Petroleum engineer, he had responsibility for delivering the corporate year end petroleum reserves report and ensuring that consistently high standards in sub-surface engineering were maintained across that company’s assets. In his recent role as Executive Director at ESG, Peter had overall engineering responsibility for the exploration and pilot development of the company’s CSG assets in NSW which resulted in certifying 3P reserves of over 3500 PJ over a 5 year period, and saw the company grow to a $900 million market capitalisation.
Gerard Ryan    B.E. (Mech) M.Sc (Petroleum)
General Manager – Operations
Appointed: General Manager  – Operations 1 November 2014.
Gerard has over 20 years experience in petroleum engineering, drilling , production operations, energy transmission and distribution, power generation and coal mining sectors in Australia and Ireland.  He has worked for Oil Company of Australia, Origin Energy, Ireland’s Bord Gais Eireann, Eastern Star Gas, BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) and Senex Energy.  He was until recently COO for Eastern Star Gas.  Gerard has experience in all aspects of oil and gas exploration with particular emphasis in operations and production optimisation.
Milton Cooper    B.A Accountancy CPA.
Chief Financial Officer
Appointed: Chief Financial Officer on 1 December 2018.
Mr Cooper brings over 25 years’ experience to his role as CFO with Galilee Energy, having held senior commercial and finance roles in a range of listed oil and gas companies both domestically and abroad. Prior to joining Galilee, Milton spent 13 years with Santos Ltd where he held the position of Vice President Commercial in Indonesia for five years, as well as being Country Manager in Vietnam for one year along with other senior commercial and business development roles in Australia. He also spent eight years in the United Kingdom based in London and Aberdeen in senior finance and commercial roles with Premier Oil, Hess Corporation and Burlington Resources. Milton is responsible for corporate finance, business development, planning, insurance and IT at Galilee. He is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of South Australia.
Jamie Doyle    B.App.Sc, (Hons 1st Class).
Exploration Manager
Appointed: Exploration Manager on 22 October 2018.
Mr Doyle is a geologist with over 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, exploring, developing and producing conventional and unconventional resources. He has held senior roles at Origin Energy, Shell International (Petroleum Development Oman), the Queensland Government and Oil Company of Australia. He is an accomplished explorer with significant discoveries in multiple basins across Australia and has considerable experience in all of Queensland’s major sedimentary basins. Jamie also has significant field development and drilling operational experience.

Stephen Rodgers
Company Secretary

 

Appointed: Company Secretary on 1 September 2014.

 

Mr Rodgers is a lawyer with over 25 years experience and holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Queensland University of Technology. Stephen practiced law with several firms in Brisbane and for many years operated his own specialist commercial and property law practice before joining the ASX listed Sunshine Gas Limited as the in-house Legal and Commercial Counsel. After the successful takeover of SGL by QGC in 2008 Stephen was appointed as Company Secretary and Legal Counsel to Comet Ridge Limited, a position he still holds. Stephen has extensive experience in the operation and running of an ASX listed oil and gas company.



SPE           The Society of Petroleum Engineers

AMIE          American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers

APPEA       Australian Petroleum, Production and Exploration Association

AICD           Australian Institute for Company Directors