Dr Pierre Jungels, CBE
Pierre is an oil industry veteran, with over 40 years’ experience – nearly 30 of which were spent at main board level, including appointments as Chairman of Rockhopper Exploration plc, Chief Executive of Enterprise Oil plc, Executive Director of PetroFina, and Managing Director of British Gas. Until recently he was a Non-Executive Director at Baker Hughes Inc. Pierre is a certified engineer and has a PhD in geophysics and hydraulics from the California Institute of Technology. He was twice President of the Institute of Petroleum.
Sandy has nearly 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. From 2008 until its take-over in 2013 Sandy was an Executive Director Corporate & Commercial, and Company Secretary of Valiant Petroleum PLC, a company of which she was a founder and initially a Non-Executive Director. She has held senior executive positions as group legal counsel and/or commercial director for numerous companies including Consort Resources, LASMO PLC (where she was also inter alia President of LASMO USA), Esso Petroleum, Marathon Oil and Mobil. Sandy has extensive oil and gas M&A experience, has overseen numerous material private equity subscriptions and led a £200 million trade sale through to final negotiations. She’s worked as a consultant to several oil and gas companies, as well as two UK law firms.
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Henrik was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director in November 2018, having acted as a consulting adviser to the Company and provided services equivalent to those of a Chief Commercial Officer since March 2017.
Henrik was formerly a Managing Director with Natixis S.A. (both in the UK and North America), and previously Global Head of Crude Oil Sales and Trading at BP PLC. His experience prior to this included roles as Executive Director at Hess Energy Trading Ltd, and Executive Director at Goldman Sachs International, London. His expertise includes investment banking, commodities trading, fund raising, and commodity finance. Henrik has an MBA from INSEAD and graduated from the Stockholm School of Economics with a BA in finance and economics.
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Andrew has extensive experience as Chairman, CEO, CFO and Group Finance Director and significant involvement in financing and business development for AIM companies, SMEs and private equity backed organisations. He has considerable experience in the power and renewable energy, energy from waste and biofuels sectors. For five years he acted as Commercial & Finance Director for Advanced Plasma Power Limited, a privately funded company that owns gasification and plasma waste treatment technology. Until November 2018, he acted as CEO of Envirofusion, a company with nascent technology in the waste-to-energy and biomass-to-power sector.
Andrew was formerly a Non-executive Director of the company and Chair of Velocys’ Audit Committee, and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in November 2018.