Senior Independent Director
Sandy was appointed to the Board of Velocys in October 2012 and chairs the Remuneration Committee. 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 has worked as a consultant to several oil and gas companies, as well as two UK law firms. In January 2019 Sandy joined the Board of Hurricane Energy plc as a Non-executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee.