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New Zealand Refining Company Ltd (NZR.NZ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Simon Allen

2015 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Sjoerd Post

2013 Chief Executive Officer

Denise Jensen

2010 Chief Financial Officer, Company Secretary

Robin Baxter

2013 Engineering Manager

David Cunningham

2015 Project Director

Kate Dunn

2013 Human Resources Manager

David Gray

2013 Supply Chain & Business Optimisation Manager

Peter Gubb

2011 Refining Manager

Greg McNeil

2013 Communications & External Affairs Manager

Julian Young

2013 HSSE Manager

Michael Bennetts

Director

Matthew Elliott

2012 Director

Andrew Warrell

2012 Non-Independent Director

Peter Springford

61 2007 Independent Director

Vanessa Stoddart

2013 Independent Director

Mark Tume

2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Simon Allen

Mr. Simon C. Allen has been appointed Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of The New Zealand Refining Company Limited., with effect from 30 April 2015. Simon Allen is a Professional Director with over 30 years commercial experience in the New Zealand and Australian Capital Markets. Chief Executive of investment bank BZW and ABN AMRO in New Zealand for 21 years and has been actively involved in advising companies, Government and investors on matters relating to their strategies and capital markets participation. Chair of Crown Fibre Holdings Limited, and St Cuthberts College. Director of IAG New Zealand and a trustee of the Antarctic Heritage Trust. Past governance roles include Auckland Healthcare Services Limited (Director), Financial Markets Authority (Chair), NZSE (Director) and NZX Limited (Chair), Auckland Council Investments Limited (Chair) along with a number of other unlisted companies.

Sjoerd Post

Mr. Sjoerd Post is Chief Executive Officer of New Zealand Refining Company Ltd. Sjoerd joined the company in January 2013. He has over 30 years’ international commercial business experience. Prior to joining Refining NZ, Sjoerd was a member of the Executive Team of Royal Dutch Shell’s Downstream (Refining, Trading, Distribution and Sales and Marketing) business responsible for the overall global Downstream Strategy and Portfolio activities. Sjoerd was also on the Boards of the European Refinery Association Europia and Technical Association CONCAWE. Prior to that he was the Head of Shell’s Global Aviation and Marine businesses and has held a variety of roles in Trading, Commercial Sales, Customer Service Management, Marketing and Sales, including assignments in New Zealand, Denmark and London. Born and raised in Holland, Sjoerd has considered New Zealand home since the mid 80’s. During the weekends Sjoerd enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He also enjoys music, the visual arts and sailing.

Denise Jensen

Ms. Denise M. Jensen is Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of New Zealand Refining Company Ltd. She joined Refining NZ in 2005 and was appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer in 2009 and Company Secretary in 2010. A Chartered Accountant with over 25 years experience, Denise brings to Refining NZ her passion for leading and managing change and using disciplined financial processes to drive performance and growth. Denise has a background in Auditing and is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand and the Institute of Directors. Denise has recently been appointed as a Director of the Northland District Health Board. Outside of work Denise enjoys spending time with her husband and three adult children enjoying Northland’s outdoor lifestyle.

Robin Baxter

Mr. Robin Baxter is Engineering Manager at New Zealand Refining Company Ltd. Prior to joining the Company, Prior to joining Refining NZ, Rob had worked as a Project Engineer and Maintenance Manager in both the Paper and Steel Production industries in Australia and the UK. Rob joined Refining NZ in 1995 and over the past 20 years has fulfilled several engineering, maintenance and project management positions. In early 2006 Rob and his family travelled to Far Eastern Russia, where Rob was seconded on a four year assignment to work for Shell on the Sakhalin Island LNG project where he led the development, training and implementation of the new LNG maintenance organisation. Rob was appointed to the Engineering Manager position in 2013 and enjoys applying his knowledge, skills and experience to improving the delivery of engineering and maintenance services to the benefit of Refining NZ.

David Cunningham

Mr. David Cunningham is Project Director of the company. Mr. Dave joined Refining NZ in 1984 as an Operator at the age of 23. He has held various management roles within the Company since 1994 mainly in Operations and Maintenance. In 2001, he and his family moved to Chicago where he was seconded for 18 months in an Engineering role. He travelled the world executing hydrocracker shutdowns and start-ups as a refinery specialist. More recently, he moved to Los Angeles for 2½ years to be the Refining NZ client representative for the TMH project at Worley Parsons engineering office before coming home and continuing on the project as the Construction Manager. Outside of work, Dave is a dedicated husband, father of three and more recently, a grandfather. He is very keen on water sports especially surfing, diving and fishing. He loves building, light engineering and is passionate about motorsport. He owns and drives a 1969 Camaro, a motorbike, and is a past President of the NZ Offroad Association.

Kate Dunn

Ms. Kate Dunn, B.Ed, Masters of Applied Sciences, Post Grad Dip Ind & Org Psych, NZ Reg., is Human Resources Manager at New Zealand Refining Company Ltd. She joined Refining NZ in January 2013 as a Human Resources specialist. Having worked off shore with Merrill Lynch and Glaxo Smith Klein, followed by time with Carter Holt Harvey and then 10 years with Fonterra, Kate brings with her a breadth of industry experience. Kate has a Masters and Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial and Organisational Psychology. Kate’s management roles have been in Human Resources, Lean Sigma and Change Management. Weekends are spent supporting children’s sports and riding horses.

David Gray

Mr. David Gray is Supply Chain & Business Optimisation Manager at New Zealand Refining Company Ltd. David has more than 30 years experience in the refining, oil and petrochemical industry. He joined Refining NZ in 1995 and has held various roles with the Company, including in Supply Planning, Commercial, Strategy and Business Development. In these roles he has engaged extensively with company customers and other business contacts locally and internationally. Prior to moving to New Zealand and joining the Company, David worked at Sasol in South Africa in roles at various seniority levels, starting as Process Engineer and concluding as Operations Manager. David is married with an adult son. Outside of work he likes playing golf, participating in his club’s competitions, and also enjoys music.

Peter Gubb

Mr. Peter Gubb is Refining Manager of New Zealand Refining Company Ltd. Peter has held the position of Refining Manager since 2011. Prior to this, Peter progressed through Refining NZ holding various management roles within Operations, IT and Process Services. Peter also held the Leadership Team position of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Manager. Prior to joining Refining NZ, Peter had previous process experience in the dairy industry. Peter and his partner have two adult children. Outside of work he enjoys golf, watching rugby and enjoys getting out on the water for a spot of fishing.

Greg McNeil

Mr. Greg McNeil is Communications & External Affairs Manager at New Zealand Refining Company Ltd. He has over 20 years’ experience in corporate communications, gained predominantly in the UK where he worked in the FMCG and B2B sectors for national and global businesses – including Royal Mail, Dairy Crest, Unilever, BOC Industrial Gases. Greg returned to New Zealand with his family in 2008, to work as a media relations advisor for Bank of New Zealand. He joined Refining NZ in 2009 where his role encompasses all areas of external and internal communications. Greg joined the Leadership Team in 2013.

Julian Young

Dr. Julian Young, Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering), is HSSE Manager at New Zealand Refining Company Ltd. He joined Refining NZ in 2002 as a process engineer for the Semi Regeneration Platformer. Prior to that he worked, in South Africa, both as a process and a control engineer in Caltex and Sasol. From 2009-2012 he concentrated on operations being the Asset Manager for the Hydrocracking complex at Refining NZ. In 2013, he was appointed to the Leadership Team as HSSE Manager. Julian is married with two sons. Outside of work he is a keen cyclist and a collector of antique clocks.

Michael Bennetts

Mr. Michael (Mike) J. Bennetts is Director of New Zealand Refining Company Ltd. He is Chief Executive for Z Energy Limited. Previously held senior roles with a global oil major in New Zealand, China, Singapore, South Africa, and the UK. Director experience in both private and public energy related companies in South Africa and Asia Pacific since 1998.

Matthew Elliott

Mr. Matthew Elliott is Director of The New Zealand Refining Company Ltd. He has been Vice President Fuels NZ and Managing Director BP New Zealand Limited. Joined BP in 1994 and has held positions in Retail, Sales and Marketing, General Management with BP in Australia, Fiji, USA and the UK. Previous governance experience in Australia and Fiji.

Andrew Warrell

Mr. Andrew Warrell has been Non-Independent Director of New Zealand Refining Company Ltd since March 14, 2012. He has Manager Refining Australia and New Zealand for ExxonMobil. He joined ExxonMobil in 1991, and has held a broad variety of roles with the company in Australia and the United States. While the majority of his experience has been in the Refining and Supply business function, he also has experience in the Chemicals, Upstream, Corporate and Environmental Liability Management areas.

Peter Springford

Mr. Peter Martin Springford is an Independent Director of The New Zealand Refining Company Ltd since August 1, 2007. He is Chairman of McKechnie Aluminium Solutions and Nuplex Industries, and a number of unlisted companies. Independent Chair of Interplex Group Ltd an SGX listed company and a Trustee of Medicine Mondiale Trust. Previously was Managing Director & CEO of Carter Holt Harvey Ltd.

Vanessa Stoddart

Ms. Vanessa Stoddart ia an Independent Director of The New Zealand Refining Company Ltd since May 21, 2013. A director of The Warehouse Group Ltd, Paymark Ltd, and Alliance Group Ltd, Commissioner for The Tertiary Education Commission and member of MBIE and DOC Audit and Risk Committees amongst other positions. Previously Group General Manager Engineering and People Air New Zealand Ltd. and Chief Executive of the Australian Packaging Division of Carter Holt Harvey Ltd.

Mark Tume

Mr. Mark Tume has been Independent Director of New Zealand Refining Company Ltd. He is Professional director with experience in the infrastructure, energy and financial sector. Directorships include Kiwi Rail, Infratil, and Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation. He is also Director of Guardians of NZ Superannuation, Infratil Ltd, Infratil Energy Australia Pty Ltd, Koau Capital Partners Ltd, Long Board Ltd, Lumo Energy Australia Pty Limited, NZ Railways Corporation (Kiwi Rail), Welltest Holdings Ltd, Yeo Family Trustee Ltd and Member of Maori Trustee Advisory Board.