PTTEP Australasia Management Team
Chief Executive Officer
Ken became Chief Executive Officer, PTTEP Australasia in May 2011.
He joined PTTEP AA from Woodside where he held senior positions in assurance, drilling and production. He previously held senior management positions with Nexen Australia, Mobil Exploration & Production Australia and Ampolex.
He was a member of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association Montara/Macondo Task Force Steering Committee and a previous APPEA Western Australia State Chairman.
Ken has more than 30 years in the oil and gas industry in Australia and overseas, with strong emphasis on drilling, productions, projects and SSHE performance and compliance. He holds BE (Chem Eng) Hons from the University of Newcastle, MBA Deakin University and GAICD qualification.
Commercial, Business Services, Development Integration Manager
Andy has had more than 25 years of experience as an engineer in the oil and gas industry, working in the UK, Netherlands, Arabian Gulf, Italy, Singapore and Australia.
He holds a BSc Civil Engineering (Hons) from the University of Salford, UK and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has worked for companies such as Shell International Petroleum, Wharton Williams Taylor, and has been Vice President for Bluewater Offshore Production Systems. He relocated to WA in 1991.
In September 1999 Andy joined Newfield, predecessor to Coogee Resources Ltd, now PTTEP AA.
Ian began his career as a geophysicist with BHP working on mapping projects across most basins in Australia and SE Asia.
He holds a B.Sc (Honours) and MPet Eng from the University of Western Australia, an MBA from Adelaide University, and has more than 30 years experience in petroleum development and exploration.
Ian has worked for businesses such as Santos as Development and Exploration Manager in the 1980's where he oversaw the major 50 field liquids development thrust in central Australia and Santos' first oil and gas discoveries on the North-West Shelf.
He moved overseas with Conoco in 1990 to further his reservoir engineering skills, returning to Australia as a Technical Director of Amity Oil. In 1996, Ian turned to consulting and in 2005 was attached to PTTEP AA (formerly Coogee Resources) where he took over the responsibilities of Exploration and Development Manager.
Finance & Accounting Manager
Sakchai has a MS in Accounting Information Systems from Chulalongkorn University and a BBA (Accounting) from Thammasat University.
He has worked with PTTEP for 18 years in a variety of financial and project roles and has an extensive background in new system implementations.
Sakchai came to Perth as a PTTEP representative in January 2009 prior to the completion of the Coogee Resources Limited acquisition.
Human Resources Manager
Nicola is Human Resources Manager for PTTEP AA, a position she assumed in June 2011.
Prior to joining PTTEP AA Nicola had been working for Schlumberger, where she spent 13 years working extensively in Schlumberger's Operations throughout the Middle East, Europe and Australasia. In addition to her experience in the oil and gas sector, Nicola also has previous experience in the aerospace and nuclear industries in the UK.
Nicola holds a BA (Hons) degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Teesside, England.
Safety, Security, Health and Environmental Manager
Robin is a health, safety and environmental (HSE) professional with more than 30 years experience as an adviser and manager with various companies in the oil and gas industry.
He has worked for 17 years with Shell International in Aberdeen, The Hague and Brunei before moving to Perth in 1992.
While in Perth, Robin has held HSE management roles at Woodside,
Newfield / Coogee Resources, and BHP Billiton Petroleum, before
joining PTTEP in November 2010.
Robin has a B.Sc. in Ecology from the University of Lancaster and a Ph.D. in marine biology from Imperial College, London.
Gavin has been General Counsel of PTTEP Australasia since
November 2011. He is also Company Secretary to all of the group's
companies in Australia.
He began his industry career with BP plc in London in 1989, taking increasingly senior legal positions in BP, then BHP Petroleum and finally Shell, where his appointments included Associate General Counsel - Global Business for Shell Gas and Power in The Hague. He has worked on oil and gas matters in more than 30 countries, with an emphasis on trading and shipping, upstream joint ventures, LNG, major projects and corporate acquisitions and divestments.
Gavin has an LL.B. (Hons.) degree from the University of East Anglia, U.K. and undertook post-graduate studies at the University of Melbourne. He was admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 1988, as a Legal Practitioner in Tasmania (1993), Victoria (1996) and the High Court of Australia (1999) and holds a Western Australian practising certificate. He is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Greg has over forty years' experience within the Oil and Gas industry throughout Australia and overseas. He has worked for Shell BP & Todd, BHP, Newfield Exploration and Coogee Resources. Greg has been Offshore Installation Manager and Operations Manager for several projects, actively involved with FPSO's, FSO new build/conversions, and life extension projects during his career.
Greg has been with PTTEP AA for six years and is currently responsible for Production, including Production Operations, Maintenance, Engineering and Logistics for PTTEP Australasia.