Ian has led Senex as Managing Director and Chief Executive since 2010, navigating the business through significant growth and transformation. Under Ian’s leadership, the Company is pursuing a long-held strategy to capture emerging opportunities in Australia’s dynamic energy sector. In 2017, Ian was elected to the Board of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) and in November 2019 was appointed Vice Chairman.
Before joining Senex, Ian was influential in the growth of the CSG-to-LNG industry in Queensland as Chief Financial Officer of Queensland Gas Company Limited (QGC). Ian led the negotiation of the LNG joint venture transaction with BG Group and the takeover offer for QGC by BG Group, the largest on-market takeover in Australian corporate history at that time.
He also served as General Manager Business Development and General Manager Ports and Infrastructure, under BG Group ownership. Ian spent the early part of his career in corporate tax advisory within mining and energy with PwC in Brisbane and as an investment banker with Barclays Capital in London.
As Managing Director and Chief Executive, Ian is not counted as a member of any board committee but he attends and participates in all meetings of board committees, except where conflicted.
Other current directorships:
APPEA: Vice Chairman, Non-Executive Director (November 2017)