Mr. Nally was appointed as Non-executive Chairman and to the Board of the Company in September 2021. Mr Nally has over 45 years’ experience in London’s capital markets including 18 years at Cenkos Securities PLC, a firm he co-founded in 2004. Mr Nally was an Executive Director and Head of Natural Resources at Cenkos, where he helped to build, develop and give strategic advice to a number of successful companies in the oil and gas sector. Prior to this, Mr Nally was a partner and director at Williams de Broe and an individual member of the International Stock Exchange of London.
Philip O’Quigley, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Mr. O’Quigley has been a member of the Board since September 2012 and has been Chief Executive Officer of Falcon since May 2012. Mr. O’Quigley brings over 30 years’ experience in senior management positions in the oil and gas industry. His career, which spans a number of London and Dublin listed exploration and production companies, includes experience working in countries such as Argentina, the United States, Algeria, the UK and Ireland.Before joining Falcon he served as Finance Director for Providence Resources, an Irish oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. O’Quigley is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in Dublin.
Daryl H Gilbert, Non-Executive Director
Mr. Gilbert has been a member of the Board since September 2007 and is a Professional Petroleum Engineer with over 40 years’ experience in both the Canadian and international oil and gas industries. Mr. Gilbert serves as a director of several energy related public entities in addition to Falcon including AltaGas Ltd., Whitecap Resources Inc. and Surge Energy Inc. He is also a Managing Director of JOG Capital Inc., a private equity oil and gas investment firm located in Calgary, Alberta. The greater part of Mr. Gilbert’s career was spent in the independent energy evaluation consulting sector. In 1979, he joined the predecessor oil and gas engineering and geological firm which became Gilbert Laustsen Jung Associates Ltd. (“GLJ”) where he served as a Principal Officer beginning in 1988 and as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1994 through to his retirement from consulting in 2005. Mr. Gilbert has a BSc from the University of Manitoba in Civil Engineering and is a member of the Association of Petroleum Engineers, and Geoscientists of Alberta and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Gregory Smith, Non-Executive Director
Mr. Smith has been a member of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee since December 2009 and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and President of Oakridge Financial Management Inc., a provider of financial and management consulting services to private and public companies. He is also the CFO and a director of Maglin Site Furniture Inc., a corporation that manufacturers and distributes public site furniture primarily in Canada and the United States. He is currently a director of Rhode & Liesenfeld Canada Inc., a company involved in international freight forwarding, specializing in industrial and resource industries; an officer and director of CanadaBis Capital Inc. and a director of a number of private corporations. He is a past director and audit committee chairman of a number of public and private resource corporations including Kerr Mines Inc., TriWestern Energy Inc., Manson Creek Resources Ltd., CDG Investments Inc. and Tyler Resources Inc. Mr. Smith was admitted to the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta in 1975 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary.
JoAchim Conrad, Non-Executive Director
Mr. Conrad, a Director of Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. since 2008.
Since 2016, Mr. Conrad is the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Germany, Berlin-based energy services company MegaTop Solutions, which integrates high-tech renewable energy production solutions with advanced traditional technologies, including but not limited to solar technologies, combined heat and power (CHP) production and smart metering. Mr. Conrad is also the Chairman of the Board of the German Institute for Energy Efficiency (Deutsches Institut für Energieeffizienz) since 2015.
Mr. Conrad served as Executive Managing Director, Member of the Board of Directors of Bosphorus Gaz Corporation, Istanbul, Turkey, and Senior Advisor to the Management of Gazprom Germania GmbH, which owns the 71% percent majority stake of Bosphorus Gaz from 2012 to 2017. Previously, Mr. Conrad was the Managing Director of Berlin-based Gazprom Marketing & Trading GmbH from 2009 to 2011. Between 2003 and 2009, Mr. Conrad worked with Swiss-based EGL AG, which was later integrated into Axpo AG.
Maxim Mayorets , Non-Executive Director
Mr. Mayorets graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1999 and the Financial Academy under the auspices of the Government of the Russian Federation in 2001. From 2000 to 2002 Mr. Mayorets was head of the financial department at ZAO Medical Technologies Ltd. From 2002 to 2010 Mr. Mayorets held various positions in the International Business Division at OAO Gazprom, acted as head of several Gazprom subsidiaries, was on the boards of directors of the company’s businesses and from 2007 Mr. Mayorets was deputy head of the international business department of ОАО Gazprom. Between May 2010 and July 2018, Mr. Mayorets held the position of the M&A Director at Renova Group. Between July 2018 and October 2019, Mr. Mayorets was a M&A Director at ComplexProm. From 16 October 2019, Mr. Mayorets holds the role of Managing Partner at RPI Capital LLC.