Mr Sage is also Chairman of ASX listed entities Cape Lambert Resources Limited, Cauldron Energy Limited, International Goldfields Limited and Fe Limited and Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of NSX listed African Petroleum Corporation Limited. Mr Sage is also a Director of ASX Listed African Iron Limited.
Mr Simon Christopher Hopkinson
BSc (Hons) Physics
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Executive Director
Mr Chris Hopkinson has 24 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr Hopkinson joined International Petroleum from BG Group, where he was Senior Vice President of North Africa. Before that, Mr Hopkinson spent eight years working in Russia as CEO of Imperial Energy Corporation plc and in senior management positions for TNK-BP, Yukos and Lukoil. Mr Hopkinson started his career with Shell, working in various locations worldwide.
Mr William McAvock
BA (Hons) Accountancy, Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) & Executive Director
Mr McAvock has been CFO of the Company since January 2011. Prior to that, he had been Group Financial Controller of natural resource exploration businesses for over seven years. He spent over three years at Adastra Minerals Inc. (dual listed on TSX and AIM) and following its takeover in 2006 by First Quantum Minerals Limited (TSX: FM and LSE: FQM), four years at African Minerals Limited (AIM: AMI), the iron ore project development company that is developing the Tonkolili project in Sierra Leone, West Africa.
Mr Timothy Turner is a senior partner with accounting firm Hewitt Turner & Gelevitis. Mr Turner specialises in domestic business structuring, corporate and trust tax planning and corporate secretarial. Mr Turner also has in excess of 21 years experience in new ventures, capital raisings and general business consultancy.
Mr Turner has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Business Administration), is a Registered Company Auditor, Fellow of CPA Australia and a Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia.