As Managing Director and 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 Managing Director and CEO 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 Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association Board of Directors.
Prior to joining Senex, Ian was influential in the growth of the CSG-to-LNG industry in Queensland as Queensland Gas Company’s (QGC) Chief Financial Officer. 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 the 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.