The Board has significant experience of operating and developing major hydrocarbon assets across Africa as well as an established network across the relevant stakeholder audiences and director experience of energy transition in other geographies. The Non-Executive Directors bring significant industry and capital markets experience to the Board.
Most recently the Company has strengthened its Board with the addition of Thierry Tanoh as an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee in June 2023.
Thierry Tanoh is an experienced senior director with global experience, a strong track record in both public and private sectors and has held senior positions within African Government ministries.
Thierry’s relevant experience includes various roles within International Finance Corporation (IFC), including being Vice President within the Senior Executive Team and a member of IFC’s credit committee based in Washington, and Director of Sub-Saharan Africa based in Johannesburg.
Full details of each Board member and their relevant experience, skills and personal qualities are set out in paragraph 14 of Part I of this document, the Annual Report and on the Company’s website.
Each Director takes responsibility for maintaining his or her own skill set which includes roles and experience with other boards and organisations.
Non-Executive Directors have a contractual right to receive external advice, at the Company’s expense, when necessary.