Shelley M. Watson

Shelley M. Watson

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer


Ms. Watson joined the Company as Chief Operating Officer as of 1 February 2017 and Chief Financial Officer as of 1 May 2017.

Ms. Watson has extensive experience in the oil and gas industry in the Middle East, most recently as the General Manager of the Company’s predecessor, RAK Petroleum PCL, until the summer of 2014. She joined RAK Petroleum PCL as Group Commercial Director in 2007 and previously held commercial and operational management roles with Novus Petroleum and Indago Petroleum. Ms. Watson holds a First Class Honours degree in chemical engineering and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne.

Additional directorships or management positions during the last five years: Director, Member of Audit Committee, DNO ASA (2010-to date).

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