Our Leadership

Peter Francis

Non-Executive Chairman
Peter has over 35 years of experience working with major international oil companies. He spent 30 years with ExxonMobil in a number of executive, treasury and government related positions across the US, Europe, Russia and Africa. More recently, he worked for Royal Dutch Shell in Abuja and served as CEO of Oracle Energy, a Canadian TSX exploration and producing company focused on oil and gas activities in West Africa. Peter has extensive knowledge of working in developing and transition economies, building relationships with senior government officials and developing strategies to support new business entry. Peter is a member of the Board of Africare, the largest Africa/US Development Agency supporting health, education and food security in Sub-Sahara Africa.