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JADESTONE ENERGY

OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Paul Blakeley

Executive Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Paul has over 40 years’ energy experience, including over 20 years at Talisman Energy Inc (‘Talisman’). As Executive Vice President Asia Pacific & Middle East at Talisman, Paul led the building of Talisman’s portfolio in Asia Pacific to become the largest upstream independent in the region.

Paul has a long track record of acquiring production and further enhancing value through follow-on development activity.

Dan Young

Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer

Dan is a Chartered Accountant and a CFA charterholder. Dan has more than 24 years’ experience in senior oil and gas and natural resources investment banking, advisory and consulting roles.

Prior to joining Jadestone, Dan was Senior Vice President, and Head of APAC Consulting for Wood Mackenzie. Dan also worked for 13 years in JP Morgan’s global energy investment banking coverage/mergers and acquisitions group.

Michael Horn

Executive Vice President, Corporate and Business Development

Michael has over 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, largely in Asia Pacific, with assignments in Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore, 12 of which were with Talisman Energy Inc. He has identified and closed a number of key transactions which were a vital part of Talisman Energy Inc’s success in Asia, and has a strong reputation as a dealmaker within Asia amongst industry stakeholders and the investment community.

Neil Prendergast

General Counsel

Neil has more than 18 years of experience advising on operations, joint venture projects, acquisitions and divestitures within the energy industry and across various jurisdictions including South East Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and North America. He has played an integral role in the expansion of Jadestone’s portfolio since joining in early 2017.  Neil previously spent six years as a member of Talisman Energy Inc. Indonesia’s senior management team, setting strategy, mitigating risk and ensuring safe and profitable production.

Henning Hoeyland

Group Subsurface Manager

Henning has 19 years’ experience with Schlumberger and Talisman Energy Inc. in the North Sea and Southeast Asia. His strengths include reservoir engineering with special focus on producing / mature fields.

Lucy Dean

Group HR Manager

Lucy has over 26 years’ HR experience working in both the Energy Sector and top tier Financial Institutions. Her experience includes business partnering at an international level and coordinating HR activities across multiple geographies. Lucy has spent the last 10 years in Singapore working closely with Asian businesses and prior to that worked in Hong Kong and London.

Nguyen Thanh Ha

Group Commercial Manager

Ha has spent over 17 years working in the oil and gas industry with both BP and Talisman Energy. Ha has significant experience in M&A, operational commercial, project evaluation, strategy and portfolio management. Ha’s last seven years were with Talisman Energy where she undertook a regional Business Development and Commercial role for the Company’s Asia Pacific portfolio.

Owen Hobbs

Country Manager, Australia and New Zealand

Owen has over 30 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry, including leading some of Australia and New Zealand’s largest onshore and offshore operations with roles in Boral Energy, Santos, and Origin Energy. He has managed conventional and unconventional assets, provided leadership to cross- functional teams, worked closely with regulators, and been involved in M&A and divestment activities. Prior to Owen’s career in the Oil and Gas industry he spent five years with the Royal New Zealand Navy as an Executive Branch officer.

David Lamb

Country Manager, Indonesia

David has over 36 years’ oil and gas industry experience, mostly in Asia. He has a proven
track record of operational excellence, particularly with HSE matters, and is also fluent in Bahasa Indonesian. David was previously the country manager of Talisman Energy Inc. Indonesia where he created and executed Talisman Energy Inc.’s “South Sumatera Strategy” – successfully building a leading position with highly prospective acreage in partnership with the national oil company Pertamina.

James Borras

General Manager, Vietnam

James has worked in oil and gas for 25 years within the drilling discipline in various technical, operational, and leadership roles. Prior to Jadestone, James worked for Talisman Energy and BP. For the past 10 years, James has been working as Well Engineering Team Leader on field development projects offshore Vietnam. He has a proven track record in successful project delivery, solid HSE leadership, and excellent interface management within multi-discipline project teams. James holds a Bsc. in Electrical Engineering from Nottingham Trent University.

Mark Craig

Group Operations Manager

Mark has worked in the oil and gas industry for 27 years in technical and management roles. Mark spent the last 12 years working for Talisman Energy in positions including Senior Operations and Start Up Engineer, Field Manager, Production Manager and General Operations Manager. Mark has a strong technical understanding of petroleum engineering, oil, gas and cryogenic production facilities, economics and operations. Marks holds an MBA and a Masters in Petroleum Engineering, both from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.

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