Mr Lee joined the Board on 9 May 2012 and was appointed Chairman on 28 February 2013. Mr Lee has extensive resource banking and international commercial experience. His previous senior executive roles include 16 years with CSR Limited and nine years in the position of Chief Executive Officer of NM Rothschild Australia Limited. He was the former Chairman of Ruralco Holdings Limited and Salmat Limited, Deputy Chairman of Ridley Corporation Limited and a director of Newcrest Mining Limited, CSR Limited and Wesfarmers General Insurance Limited. Mr Lee was also Chairman of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Dr Wulff joined the Board on 25 February 2020. He has more than thirty years' experience in the international oil and gas industry and originally joined Oil Search in 1993 and left in 2008. During this time he was Chief Operating Officer and held key exploration and new business roles in Port Moresby, Dubai and Sydney. He re-joined Oil Search in January 2015 after a seven year break during which time he held directorships in public Australian oil companies and also established Aligned Energy Ltd, a biomass to power company focussed on providing power to developing countries in remote regions. Following Oil Search’s acquisition of oil assets in the Alaska North Slope, Dr Wulff was appointed President of Alaska.
Dr Al Katheeri joined the Board on 26 March 2018. He has more than 22 years of diverse management and operational experience in the international oil and gas industry. In January 2021, Dr Al Katheeri was appointed as Executive Director – UAE Industries at Mubadala Investment Company. Since then, he has been responsible for the investment management of the multi-billion-US$ portfolio of all UAE-headquartered, industrial champions in the energy, renewables, utilities and metals & mining sectors. He was formerly the Chief Executive Officer and director of Mubadala Petroleum. Dr Al Katheeri’s previous roles at Mubadala Petroleum included Chief Growth Officer, responsible for all new business development and mergers and acquisitions activities and Chief Operating Officer, overseeing both operated and non-operated assets, and UAE gas supply. Before joining Mubadala Petroleum, Dr Al Katheeri had a long career with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company. Dr Al Katheeri is also a member of a number of corporate Boards.
Sir Kostas joined the Board on 16 April 2002. He is a prominent business figure in Papua New Guinea, holding a number of high-level public sector and private sector appointments. Sir Kostas is Chairman of various companies, including Bank of South Pacific Limited, Air Niugini Limited, Airways Hotel and Apartments Limited, Lamana Hotel Limited, Alotau International Hotel and Lamana Development Limited. He is a director of Heritage Park Hotel in Honiara, Gazelle International Hotel in Kokopo, Taumeasina Island Resort in Samoa, Good Taste Company in New Zealand and Loloata Island Resort Limited in Papua New Guinea. Sir Kostas is also Vice Chairman of the Employers Federation of Papua New Guinea, Honorary Consul for Greece and Cyprus in Papua New Guinea, and Trade Commissioner for Solomon Islands to Papua New Guinea.
Ms Cunningham joined the Board on 26 March 2018. She has more than 35 years of global oil and gas industry experience including senior roles at Amoco and Statoil, and senior executive roles at Texaco, and Noble Energy, where her last role was Executive Vice President responsible for EHSR (Environment, Health, Safety and Regulatory), global exploration and business innovation. Ms Cunningham is also a director of Enbridge Inc and Whiting Petroleum Corporation. She is Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Dean of Science at McMaster University and works with leadership company Candeo Partners. Recently Ms Cunningham was an advisor for Darcy Partners, a research company connecting oil and gas companies with emerging technologies. Ms Cunningham served on the Board of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) from 2003 to 2008 and was Chair of the OTC from 2009 to 2011. She was also a director of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc from 2005 to 2014.
Dr Doyle joined the Board on 18 February 2016. Dr Doyle’s career spans the building materials, infrastructure, industrials and logistics sectors, including senior operational roles at BHP Limited and CSR Limited and culminating in her appointment as CEO of CSR’s Panel’s Division. She is a director of Dalrymple Bay Infrastructure Limited, NEXTDC Limited, Hunter Angels Trust and SWOOP Analytics. Dr Doyle is also a member of the Council of the University of Newcastle. She has previously served on a number of other Boards, including as Deputy Chairman CSIRO and Chairman of Port Waratah Coal Services and director of Boral Limited, GPT Group Limited and the Knights Rugby League Pty Ltd.
Ms Harris re-joined the Board on 1 January 2017, after previously serving as a director from March 2013 to December 2015. Ms Harris has over twenty five years of experience as a non-executive director, including on a number of internationally-focused listed energy and natural resources companies, and is a former WA State President and National Board Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Ms Harris is a member of Chief Executive Women and is currently a non-executive director of listed entity BWP Trust. In the past three years she was also a non-executive director of Infigen Energy Limited. Prior to commencing her career as a non-executive director, Ms Harris was a partner at chartered accountants KPMG, working in Perth, San Francisco and Sydney.
Dr Kantsler joined the Board on 19 July 2010. Dr Kantsler worked with Woodside Petroleum, where he was Executive Vice President Exploration and New Ventures from 1995 to 2009 and Executive Vice President Health, Safety and Security from 2009 to 2010. Before joining Woodside Petroleum, Dr Kantsler had extensive experience with the Shell Group of Companies working in various exploration roles in Australia and internationally. He is the Managing Director of Transform Exploration Pty Ltd and a non-executive director of Central Petroleum Limitied. Dr Kantsler has been a director of Forte Consolidated Limited and Savcor Group Limited. He was a director of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association for 15 years, where he chaired several committees and was Chairman from 2000 to 2002. Dr Kantsler was a member of the Australian Government's Council for Australian Arab Relations from 2003 to 2009. He is a former President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, WA and a former director of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Mr Werror joined the Board on 23 February 2021 and brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the mining and resources sector in Papua New Guinea. In June 2020, he was appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ok Tedi Mining Limited. He was formerly Deputy CEO and General Manager External Relations. Musje commenced his long career at Ok Tedi as a graduate in 1988 and previously held various roles and responsibilities including leading community relations in Western Province, PNG. Musje is currently Chairman of Ok Tedi Development Foundation and the Western Province Health Authority. He is also a Council Member of the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum.
Mr Utsler joined the Board on 30 April 2021. He has more than 40 years of international oil and gas industry experience. He has held senior leadership and executive positions with Amoco, BP (including President of the Gulf Coast Restoration Organization – GCRO and SVP BP Alaska Exploration), Woodside Energy and New Fortress Energy. In September 2020, Mr Utsler joined Otto Energy as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. He was further appointed Otto Energy’s Executive Chairman in November 2020. Mr Utsler is also currently a non-executive director of Integrated Asset Solutions. He has previously served on a variety of not-for-profit boards including the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.