Board of Directors and Key Management Personnel

Matt McCann



Mr McCann earned a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Oklahoma - College of Law in 1995 and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Vermont in 1991.

In 2001, after serving in private practice in the US for 6 years, Mr McCann became General Counsel at Riata Energy, Inc., which later became SandRidge Energy, Inc., a NYSE listed corporation. Before leaving SandRidge in 2007, he ultimately served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary. From 2007-2015 Matt worked for the Riata Corporate Group, a large privately owned group of companies that has substantial oil and gas interests in the US where he focused on business development.

He was Chief Executive Officer at TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd, a TSX and NYSEMKT listed oil and gas exploration and production company from 2009 until 2011 where he was instrumental in growing TransAtlantic from a junior explorer to a significant international oil and gas producer.



Managing Director - Eon NRG Limited

Mr Whisler has more than 25 years of experience in leading, developing, and implementing projects that have created value in the oil and gas industry. He has a successful-track record of managing and growing both public and private exploration and production companies. His diverse and extensive background in the US oil and gas industry covers all aspects of operations, including exploration, business development, acquisitions and divestures, corporate and project management, financial and economic analysis, field operations, production and extensive experience in drilling and completions.

Mr Whisler joined Delek Energy US and Elk Companies in July 2008 as the Vice President of Operations, was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in January of 2009, and was then promoted to Chief Executive Officer in May 2010. He served as Chief Executive Officer until 2011 when he was personally responsible for the divesture of all the US assets in multiple transactions, in order to assist the parent company in funding the new natural gas discoveries off the coast of Israel with Noble Energy. While at Delek, Mr Whisler was responsible for acquiring multiple assets in the USA, designing and implementing work-over plans and re-completions, and optimizing production in multiple mature fields.

He is also a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.  He has served on several non-profit company boards and advisory teams.


Mr GERRY McGANN, B.Sc (Hons)

Technical Director

Mr McGann has over 40 years’ experience in the upstream oil and gas industry, in a career that has spanned all five continents. As a petroleum geologist, he has been instrumental in the discovery of oilfields totalling more than 200 million barrels in Australia, Middle East and the North Sea, and been part of teams that have discovered other substantial oil resources.

Mr McGann was a founding shareholder and Managing Director of Incremental Petroleum Ltd. He identified the Selmo Oilfield in South-east Turkey in 2005, and increased the production from a declining 1,500 bopd to 2,000 bopd when the company was sold in March 2009.

Mr McGann has published 14 technical papers and is a certified petroleum geologist with the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.


Mr SIMON ADAMS, B.Bus., M. Acc.

Director, CFO and Company Secretary

Mr Adams has over 25 years of experience with listed (ASX and NASDAQ) and private companies in Australia where he has filled various executive roles across a range of industries including mining, aquaculture, finance and most recently in the upstream energy sector.  He has experience in the areas of corporate and financial management, corporate compliance and business development.  Simon is a member of the Governance Institute of Australia.