John Teeling John Teeling (72) - Executive Chairman

 John has over 30 years experience in the resource and industrial sector and is currently the chairman and founder of  Arkle Resources, Botswana Diamonds, Clontarf Energy, Petrel Resources and formerly Cooley Distillery.  John has been a serial entrepreneur in the resource sector having created Pan Andean Resources, Minco, African Gold, Persian Gold and West African Diamonds  all listed on AIM. He is also the founder and a former director of Kenmare Resources and a former director of Arcon and holds interests in a number of industrial ventures. John Teeling holds degrees in Economics and Business from University College Dublin, an MBA from Wharton and a DBA in Business Administration from Harvard. He lectured for 20 years in business and finance at University College Dublin. 


James FinnJames Finn (59) - Finance Director

James Finn has been the senior financial executive for the company since 1997. Mr. Finn has extensive experience in the administration of oil and gas and minerals companies, and has been responsible for listing several resource sector companies in London. He holds a degree in Management and an Accounting qualification 



David HorganDavid Horgan (58) - Director

David Horgan became chief executive of Petrel in 1997 and has over 20 years of experience in oil and gas and resources projects in Latin America, Africa and Middle East. Mr Horgan is also Chief Executive of Pan Andean Resources, an oil and gas company with activities in South America and the US. He previously worked at Kenmare where he raised finance, captured the premium graphite world wide market and evaluated investment opportunities. Prior to that he worked with Boston Consulting Group internationally for 7 years. He holds a first class law degree from Cambridge and an MBA with distinction from the Harvard Business School. David speaks several languages including Portugese, Spanish and German. 


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