Board & Management

Grant Davey

Executive Chairman

Grant Davey is an entrepreneur with 30 years of senior management and operational experience in the development, construction and operation of global Mining & Energy projects. He is the Chairman of Frontier Energy Limited (ASX:FHE), Director of Lotus Resources Limited (ASX:LOT) and is member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Matt Kay

Managing Director

Mr Matt Kay BEc, MBA, FCPA, GAICD is a seasoned energy industry executive with +30 years of experience. Most recently he was the Managing Director of Beach Energy, having quadrupled the size of the company over a 6-year period, to a circa A$4 billion listed ASX company. Matt had oversight of more than 500 staff working across 10 locations in Australia and New Zealand with an annual capex of ~$1B.

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Despite the growth during his tenure, Matt drove material sustained improvements in Beach’s HSE performance and a commitment to Net Zero Emissions targets. Matt is also a former member of the APPEA (Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association) board and was chair of the Executive Committee. Matt has extensive experience in dealing with government policy and relationships through to Prime Minister / President level.

Prior to this Matt was the Executive GM of strategy and commercial at Oil Search, where he led the strategy, commercial, supply chain, economics, marketing, M&A and legal functions. Matt also worked at Woodside Energy for over a decade in various leadership roles including VP of Corporate Development and also GM of Production Planning overseeing 80 production professionals including the operations reservoir management, HSE, operations finance, operations HR, engineering optimisation of LNG, domestic gas and oil production facilities and product shipping and offtake.

Chris Bath

Non-Executive Director & CFO

Chris Bath is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, with over 20 years of senior management experience in the energy and resources sector both in Australia and south-east Asia. Mr Bath has broad experience including financial reporting, commercial management, project acquisition, ASX compliance and governance.

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Mr Bath is Executive Director and Company Secretary of Frontier Energy Limited (ASX:FHE) and Company Secretary of Copper Strike Limited (ASX:CSE)

David Wheeler

Non-Executive Director

David Wheeler brings extensive experience to the Board with more than 30 years of executive management, directorship and corporate advisory experience. He is a foundation director and partner of Pathways Corporate, a boutique corporate advisory firm that undertakes assignments on behalf of family offices, private clients and ASX listed companies. Mr Wheeler has successfully engaged in

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business projects in the USA, UK, Europe, NZ, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the Middle East. Mr Wheeler is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and serves on public and private company boards currently holding a number of directorships and advisory positions with ASX listed companies.

Dr Lawrence Meckel

Head of Subsurface

Dr Meckel has more than has more than 30  years of experience at the forefront of the global energy sector, including significant experience in decarbonised energy solutions, petroleum E&P, and energy R&D. Before joining the Company, Trey was the Subject Matter Expert for Strike Energy’s geothermal resource assessment in the North Perth Basin, the Storage Program Manager at CO2CRC (Australia) and Vice President of Global Exploration, New Ventures, & Geosciences for Pluspetrol, Latin America’s most successful private, diversified energy company.

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Earlier in his career, Trey worked for Shell Global and Woodside Energy, and was a co-founder and managing partner of a SE Asian E&P start-up. Trey is the Secretary of the Australian Geothermal Association, a Global Ambassador for the Geothermal Energy Advancement Association, and a tutor for the University of Cambridge (UK) Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Trey received his PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich), his MA in Geology from the University of Texas at Austin, USA, and his BA with Honors from Williams College, USA

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