Philip Bainbridge, BSc (Hons) — Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director


Mr Bainbridge was appointed as a director on 1 September 2022 and appointed chairperson of the Company on 25 March 2024. He is a member of the Risk Committee and the People & Culture Committee.  Mr Bainbridge has extensive senior executive experience, primarily in the oil and gas sector across exploration, development and production. He has worked in a variety of jurisdictions, including North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. His most recent executive role was as executive general manager LNG for Oil Search Limited. Prior to that, he served in senior executive roles at Pacific National and BP Group. Mr Bainbridge is currently a non-executive director of Beach Energy Limited and Newcrest Mining Limited. He is also chairman of the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute, and Sino Gas and Energy. He was previously chair of the Papua New Guinea Sustainable Development Program.