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.

Greg Channon
Non Executive Director

Mr Channon is a geologist with 34 years of global oil and gas experience in a great variety of technical and leadership roles. He is currently the Executive Chairman of RL Energy, and a Non-Executive Director of Samson Oil and Gas.

During his career, Mr Channon has worked with a range of E&P companies, including Delhi, Santos, Fletcher Challenge Energy, Shell, Swift Energy, BrightOil and Pathfinder.  He has lived and worked in Australia, New Zealand, USA, Hong Kong, China and Africa.

During his career, Mr Channon has gained a vast range of diverse oil and gas expertise, including exploration, operations, development, production, economics, commercial negotiations, business development and IPO start-ups.  He has sat on the Board of Directors of companies listed on the ASX, NYSE, TSX and HKSE.

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”