BSc (Hons) Geology
Peter has over 45 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry specialising in exploration and international exploration and production.
Peter has extensive work experience in Africa, South-East Asia, Middle East, South America and Australasia, and has led successful teams that have made oil and gas discoveries in the UK, Australia, Algeria, Libya, Sierra Leone and Mauritania. Peter is an experienced geoscientist with expertise in corporate strategy, business development, commercial negotiations, and portfolio management. He was Exploration Manager for Africa and Middle East and General Manager Yemen based in Sana’a for BHP Petroleum, and held senior roles in Woodside Energy as Manager for international exploration.
Peter established International Energy Solutions, a strategic advisory company for the energy industry. He has advised clients on growth projects in sub-Saharan Africa, China and South-East Asia, both petroleum and coal bed methane related. He provides commercial and political risk advice; and conducts oil and gas training seminars.
Peter has a Bachelor of Honours in Geology from Nottingham University (UK).
He is currently a National Board member of the Australia/Arab Chamber of Commerce and has been their state Chair for West Australia for 7 years.