Board of Directors
Mr Kane Marshall
Kane Marshall has over 20 years’ experience in various roles as a director, geologist, engineer
and company builder. He currently advises several resource companies on new venture
transactions and funding. He is currently the Managing Director of ASX listed oil and gas
explorer Sacgasco Limited and Non-Executive Chairman of NSX listed diamond and copper
explorer Consolidated Africa Limited. Prior to that Mr Marshall held various senior roles with
ASX listed oil and gas companies including Chief Operating Officer of Bounty Oil and Gas NL,
Managing Director of Key Petroleum Limited and Non-Executive Director of Hawkley Oil and
Gas. His diverse experience base includes technical and managerial roles with private equity,
junior and major oil companies. Mr Marshall holds academic qualifications which include a
Masters of Petroleum Engineering from Curtin University, Bachelor of Science (Petroleum
Geology) from the University of Western Australia and a Bachelor of Commerce (Investment
Finance and Corporate Finance) from the University of Western Australia.”
Mr Brendan Brown
BSc, BE (Hons), MBA (Melb), F.Fin
Brendan Brown has 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas and finance industries. He commenced his career as an engineer with BHP Petroleum, where he was involved in various projects and operations including the Jabiru, Challis, Skua and Griffin oil field developments. He has also been a successful analyst and corporate adviser with ANZ Investment Bank. Prior to establishing IPB Petroleum in 2009, Mr Brown was General Manager Finance and Business Development at Nexus Energy where he was responsible for managing the group’s corporate activities and financing functions and the negotiation and maintenance of its key commercial arrangements.
Mr Craig Costello
Craig Costello is and experienced oil and gas industry professional with over 25 years
experience in Australia, North America, North Sea, Asia and the Middle East.
He has been involved in developing and operating oil and gas fields efficiently and innovatively
across these regions.
He has worked in exploration and production from reservoir to export and from roughneck to
Craig worked for Apache Corporation for 15 years across a variety of disciplines and roles
before forming industry consultancies.
He is currently an Executive Director of ResToEx Pty Ltd, which offers integrated oil and gas
asset management and development, decommissioning expertise, and CCS advisory.
He also serves as an Executive Director of petroDIP Pty Ltd, a global oil and gas marketplace
and farm-out service.
Mr Francesco Cannavo
Francesco Cannavo is an experienced public company director and entrepreneur with
significant business and investment experience across a number of industries, including mining
and natural resources. He has a strong network of investors and industry contacts throughout
the Asia-Pacific region and has extensive experience in capital raises, investments and initial
public offerings. Mr Cannavo has been instrumental in assisting several listed and unlisted
companies achieve their growth strategies through the raising of capital and the acquisition of
Mr Cannavo is currently a Non-Executive Director of several ASX-listed companies, including
Lightning Minerals Ltd (ASX:L1M), Western Mines Group Ltd (ASX:WMG) and Golden Mile
Resources Ltd (ASX:G88).
Mr Martin Warwick
BSc BBus MBA, CPA CA
Martin Warwick, a professional Accountant and company advisor, brings substantial experience and skill to this position, having served as Company Secretary for Templeton Global Growth Fund Limited (ASX:TGG) for over 8 years until his appointment as Non-Executive Director in July 2014. Martin’s credentials include being an Associate of the Governance Institute of Australia, and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.