MEET OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Delivering long-term corporate development strategies in partnership with our portfolio of Clients.

MICHAEL CLANCY

SUBSURFACE DIRECTOR

Michael has 30+ years of experience in oil and gas asset evaluation, valuation and development, working over a wide geographical range as a reservoir engineer and technical expert with IOCs, independents and consultancies. He has a track record of increasing reserves through reservoir and facilities study, bringing challenging oil, gas and gas-condensate fields onto production, performing problematic reservoir and simulation studies, providing critical insightful advice on acquisition and development projects, and staff mentoring and training.

BEng, MSc, LLM, PhD

SIMON DON

PROJECT DELIVERY DIRECTOR

Simon has over 20+ years’ experience in the design of subsea facilities within the offshore O&G industry covering key positions, including project and technical management, for various Tier-1 engineering services companies. The last 15 years’ experience has been gained in technical management of state-of-art offshore developments.

Simon brings a terrific experience in the delivery of subsea projects, ranging from concept development to detail design of shallow and deep water infrastructure.

BEng, CEng, PEng, Eur Ing, MIMarEST

MICHAEL SMITH

FINANCE DIRECTOR

Michael is a UK Chartered Accountant with 30+ years of African experience with PwC and in a variety of senior financial and operational roles in the manufacturing, mining and renewable energy sectors.

Fluent French speaker with broad experience within the Francophone Africa legal and financial
framework (SYSCOHADA), professional advisor with PwC in Africa and with the EU PHARE and TACIS programs in Eastern Europe and former CIS countries, evaluating investment opportunities.

MIchael is also a global advisor on computer systems upgrades and integration, streamlining procedures and
ensuring compliance with regulatory authorities within a number of multinationals.

SIMON SHAW

FIELD DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR 

Simon is a senior leader with 30+ years of international experience in design and construction management within the Oil & Gas industry. 

For the past fifteen (15) years Simon has worked in the capacity of senior field development advisor to medium/large cap O&G companies as well as a project manager of large field development programs for Tier-1 engineering companies and construction contractors.

BSc, CEng, PEng, MIMarEST 

PIERPAOLO ROCCO

MANAGING DIRECTOR

With successes as both an executive director and large-scale project manager, Pierpaolo has 25+ years of experience experience leading corporate and asset development activity within the energy industry, with a track record of leading high performing teams to profitable outcomes in both small-cap and supermajor organisational structures. 

Skilled in defining robust pathways for complex projects and change programs, from definition of highly effective governance frameworks through in-depth planning and efficient operational delivery models, Pierpaolo continues to seek challenging ventures that leverage his strategic planning and execution experience as well as his motivation to drive sustainable profitability.

MBA, MEng, CEng

GARRY MAHONEY

TECHNICAL & COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

Garry brings 25+ years of executive, senior corporate and engineering leadership experience within international oil companies, tier-1 EPCI contractor and leading professional services companies, including appraise-to-execute offshore/onshore capital projects and upstream/ midstream operations across many of the global major oil and gas basins.

In depth expertise in leadership of robust development strategies through the capital value process, transition to live asset and driving safe, reliable operations. Deep experience in leading effective risk management for major projects and asset integrity, contractor management and broad stakeholder engagement in key investment decisions.

BEng, CEng, FIMarEST