Philip O’Quigley, Chief Executive Officer
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.
Anne Flynn, Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Flynn was appointed Chief Financial Officer in October 2016 and is a member of the Board since May 2022. Anne joined Falcon in September 2014 as Group Financial Controller with responsibility for the Group’s Dublin, Hungarian, Australian and South African finance and commercial functions following over three years in a managerial role with Adobe Systems Inc. Prior to Adobe, she worked with PwC Dublin and PwC New York for six years. Anne is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland.
Dr. Gábor Bada, Technical Operations
Dr. Gábor Bada is a geologist with 15 years of experience in oil and gas exploration, research and assessment. Over the last 12 years, he has primarily focussed on exploring unconventional resources, including tight gas, shale gas and shale oil plays in various basins in Africa, Australia, the US and Central and Eastern Europe. Dr. Bada has published more than 150 scientific and technical papers.He obtained his geology degree at the Eötvös L. University in Budapest, Hungary and his PhD at the Vrije Aniversiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He is a member of AAPG.
John Carroll, Non-Executive Director, Falcon Australia
Mr Carroll is a private consultant specialising in government relations and major project facilitation and has more than 40 years’ experience in a wide cross – section of public sector positions in Canberra, Queensland and the Northern Territory. Mr Carroll was Chief Executive Officer of the NT Department of Industries and Business from March 2000 until November 2001. Following that he was General Manager, Business and Trade Development, and Deputy Chief Executive and General Manager, Minerals and Energy, NT Department of Business Industries and Resource Development. In May 2005 he was appointed Chief Executive, NT Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines (now known as the Department of Primary Industry and Resources, “DPIR”) and held this position until November 2008.