Meet Our People

Andrew Childs

Andrew Childs is the Managing Director of Petroleum Ventures Pty Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of ADX Energy Ltd, he is also Principal of Resource Recruitment.

Andrew was appointed a Director on 25 November 2008 and subsequently appointed Chairman 7 January 2009.

Gary Jeffery
Managing Director

Gary Jeffery has over forty five years of project development, operations and exploration experience in the oil, gas and mining and energy utilities industries, having worked for both large and small organisations in over thirty countries worldwide.

He is an experienced director of public companies in Australia, Uganda and Canada, and has broad international experience in resources, and provides consulting services on energy and resource related matters.

Gary graduated with a BSc in Geology and Geophysics from the University of New England.

Philip Haydn-Slater
Non Executive Director

Philip was co-founder and director of HD Capital for over 5 years and has worked throughout his 36-year career within institutional sales for a number of well-known financial institutions. Prior to HD Capital he spent eight years as Head of Corporate Broking at WH Ireland Ltd in their London office. There he was responsible for originating and managing the sales process for a significant number of transactions, including flotations and secondary placings for corporate clients on AIM and other international exchanges.

Philip’s expertise was mainly focused on deals pertaining to the extractive industries and he continues to maintain a focus on oil & gas and mining for HD Capital. During his career, Philip has worked in both London and Sydney for financial organisations that include ABN Amro, Bankers Trust, James Capel & Co and Bain Securities (Deutsche Bank) Sydney.

David McArthur
Company Secretary

Mr McArthur is a Chartered Accountant, with over 28 years’ experience in the accounting profession. Mr McArthur has been actively involved in the financial and corporate management of a number of public listed companies for the past 27 years.

“Big Gas Experience”