As CEO, Ian is responsible for maximising the value of Senex through day-to-day leadership, management, decision making and execution of activities. Ian has led Senex as CEO since 2010, navigating the business through significant growth and transformation. Under Ian’s leadership, the Company has transformed into a leading east coast natural gas supplier with ambitions to grow and decarbonise.
In 2021, Ian was elected Chair of the Board of Directors of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA), having served as Vice Chair since 2019.
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.