Board Members and Key Personnel
Mr Goh Hock: Chairman
Mr Goh Hock has been Chairman of MEC Resources Ltd since October 2006, and of Advent Energy Ltd since 2007. He holds an interest in 5,085,598 shares in MEC Resources.
Hock has extensive experience in the oil and gas industry across Australasia. During a 25-year career with Schlumberger, the world’s largest global oilfield services company, he held senior positions in Asia, the Middle East and Europe, including as President of Network and Infrastructure Solutions division of Schlumberger Limited in London.
Prior to that, Hock was President of Schlumberger Asia based in Beijing, China where he managed their Asian operations consisting of a broad range of services including oil field services. In his extensive career with Schlumberger, Hock held several other field and management responsibilities in the oil and gas industry spanning more than ten countries in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Hock started as an oil field service engineer in Indonesia in 1980 before moving to Australia where he worked on the rigs in Roma, Queensland, Bass Strait in Victoria and the Northwest Shelf, offshore Western Australia.
Hock is a member of the board of directors for Santos Limited, a leading oil and gas producer with assets in Australia, PNG and Asia. He also serves as a director on several public global companies including Finland’s StoraEnso Ojy, a leading paper and packaging company, Sweden’s AB SKF, a leading bearings company and the UK’s Vesuvius PLC, a leader in steel engineering. He received his B Eng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Monash University, Australia, and was recently awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2016. He also completed an Advanced Management Program at INSEAD Business School in 2004.
Ms Deborah Ambrosini: Company Secretary & Executive Director
Deborah is a corporate accountant with over 10 years experience in accounting and business development spanning the biotechnology, mining, IT communications and financial services sectors. She has extensive experience in financial and business planning, compliance and taxation. Deborah is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and also holds the position of Executive Director and Company Secretary for other publicly listed entitity MEC Resources Ltd.
Mr Eng Hin Tan: Non-Executive Director
Eng Hin Tan commenced his career with Schlumberger where he was employed as Oil Field Exploration Field Engineer in Brunei operations. He was subsequently appointed to significant management positions with Schlumberger throughout the region, including Sumatra, Kuala Lumpur, Bombay and Jakarta.
Since leaving Schlumberger he held positions of Technical Director and Managing Director, and Asia Pacific Sales Director for a range of corporations.
Eng Hin Tan currently controls his own private equity investment company.
Mr Tobias Foster Corporate Development Manager
Tobias has over fifteen years of experience in the resources industry, having previously performed the role of Operations Manager of a geochemical consultancy/research organisation before consulting to various resources and technical organisations. His commercial experience lies in business analysis, technical marketing and business development. In addition, he has managed the regulatory approvals and operations of Advent’s offshore and onshore drilling and completions operations.
He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Australia, and a Master of Business Administration from Curtin University Graduate School of Business.