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Mr Harry Ross Brookfield Wecker Non-Executive Director
Mr Wecker has more than 35 years' experience in the oil and gas industry. He has experience in oil and gas exploration and development in the Cooper and Eromanga Basins, gained in past roles as Managing Director of Innamincka Petroleum Limited, directing an exploration team for Delhi Petroleum Pty Ltd and Esso Australia Limited in both the South Australian and Queensland areas of the Cooper Eromanga basin, and providing specialist technical advice to a number of Australian and American companies regarding the acquisition and management of exploration acreage in the Cooper and Eromanga Basins. Mr Wecker is the Chair of the Board's Technical Committee and member of the Board's Risk Committee.
Mr James (Jim) David Mckerlie Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Aug 2008
Mr McKerlie was previously a non-executive director of Great Artesian Oil & Gas Limited prior to its merger with Drillsearch in 2008. Mr McKerlie has Australian and international experience as a chairman and director of public and private companies. He has worked in the energy sector over his global career in executive management, strategic consulting and corporate advisory roles, including as managing partner at KPMG (Australia) and Partner in Charge at Deloitte (New South Wales). Mr McKerlie is a member of the Board's Risk, People and Technical Committees. During the past three years, Mr McKerlie also held directorships of ASX-listed Acer Energy Ltd and Ambassador Oil & Gas Limited. Mr McKerlie was appointed as a director of these companies during the acquisition of those companies by Drillsearch with each being delisted following acquisition. Mr McKerlie was also previously a director of ASX-listed Onthehouse Holdings Limited from January 2011 to September 2012.
Ms Fiona A Robertson Non-Executive Director Oct 2009
Ms Robertson is an experienced finance professional and Non-executive director with a background of nearly 20 years as a chief financial officer in the emerging and mid-tier resources sector and 14 years as a corporate banker working in Sydney, New York and London. Her past executive roles have included CFO for Petsec Energy Ltd, Climax Mining Ltd and Delta Gold Ltd, and roles in corporate banking with Chase Manhattan Bank. Ms Robertson is Chair of the Board's Risk Committee and member of the Board's People Committee. Ms Robertson is also the Chair of One Asia Resources Limited and a Non-executive Director of ASX-listed Heron Resources Limited, and a National Committee Member and Chair for NSW of AusIMM-Supported Women in Mining Network (WIMnet).
Mr Philip James Bainbridge Non-Executive Director Jul 2013
Mr Bainbridge was appointed to the Drillsearch Board in July 2013. Mr Bainbridge has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas sector, having worked for the BP Group for 23 years in a range of petroleum engineering, development, commercial and senior management roles in the UK, Australia and USA, before joining Oil Search in 2006. Mr Bainbridge was at Oil Search for 6 years where he held a series of senior executive roles, including Chief Operating Officer responsible for the safety, operational and financial performance of all company assets in PN G and overseas, Executive General Manager LN G, with responsibility for all aspects of Oil Search's interests in the US$19 billion PN G LN G project, and Executive General Manager Growth. Mr Bainbridge is Chair of the Board's People and is a member of the Board's Technical Committees. Mr Bainbridge is also a member of the Board of the PN G Sustainable Development Programme and Chairman and non-executive director of ASX-listed Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Ltd.
Mr Teik Seng Cheah Non-Executive Director
Mr Cheah is an experienced finance and banking professional with more than 25 years' experience in the financial services industry in Asia and the UK. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Aktis Capital Singapore Pte Ltd, a private equity fund manager. Mr Cheah also previously held senior management positions at a number of leading investment banks including Chase Manhattan Bank, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, UBS and BNP Paribas in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and London. Mr Cheah is also a Non-executive director of MJC Investments Corp, Malayan Banking Berhad and Maybank Kim Eng Securities (Thailand) Plc, listed in the Philippines, Bursa Malaysia and Thailand, respectively.
Mr Clifford Tuck Company Secretary Feb 2015
Mr Walter Simpson Chief Executive Officer Jul 2015
Walter Simpson Chief Executive Officer
Ian Bucknell Chief Financial Officer
Clifford Tuck Company Secretary

Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
Network Investment Holdings Pty Limited 91,759,189 19.90%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 65,379,154 14.18%
Citigroup Nominees Pty Limited 40,976,174 8.89%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Limited 38,834,067 8.42%
QGC Pty Limited 36,216,094 7.85%
Beach Energy Limited 21,053,615 4.57%
National Nominees Limited 20,285,316 4.40%
UOB Kay Hian Private Limited 8,389,763 1.82%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (i) 6,264,321 1.36%
AMP Life Limited 5,354,193 1.16%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Limited 5,348,206 1.16%
Mr Robert Lee Petersen 4,475,245 0.97%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (ii) 4,227,556 0.92%
National Nominees Limited (i) 3,677,848 0.80%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 2,359,945 0.51%
Glenluce Properties Pty Limited 2,239,894 0.49%
National Nominees Limited (ii) 1,998,585 0.43%
RHB Securities Singapore Pte Ltd 1,806,321 0.39%
UBS Wealth Management Australia Nominees Pty Ltd 1,479,981 0.32%
RBC Investor Services Australia Nominees Pty Limited 1,461,592 0.32%