John joined the Senex Board in March 2016. He is a Petroleum Geoscientist by profession with extensive technical and executive experience in exploration, field development, commercial and new business in the global oil and gas industry. John has been active in the international petroleum industry for 37 years.


At BP he held senior technical and leadership positions before moving on to senior executive roles with substantial oil and gas companies including LASMO plc, Eni Pakistan Ltd and Oil Search Ltd. At Oil Search John was Chief of Geoscience & Exploration Excellence. John is a member of the People and Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee.


Other current directorships/other interests:

  • Empire Energy Group Limited: Non-Executive Director (February 2019)
  • Imperial Oil and Gas Pty Ltd (subsidiary of Empire Energy Group Ltd): Non-Executive Director (March 2016)
  • University of Leeds, UK: Visiting Professor in the School of Earth & Environment and Member of the External Advisory Board at Petroleum Leeds (Centre for Integrated Petroleum Engineering & Geoscience) (October 2010)