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Santos Ltd (SSLTY.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Coates

2015 Executive Chairman of the Board

Kevin Gallagher

50 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Director

Andrew Seaton

2010 Chief Financial Officer

Joanne Fox

2015 Chief Human Resource Officer

John Anderson

2008 Vice President, Asia & Western Australia and Northern Territory

James Baulderstone

2015 Vice President - Corporate Development

Trevor Brown

2012 Vice President - Queensland

Rod Duke

Vice President - Downstream GLNG

Brett Woods

2015 Vice President - Eastern Australia

Christian Paech

General Counsel

Joe Ariyaratnam

2015 General Manager - Western Australia & Northern Territory

Bill Ovenden

2015 General Manager - Exploration & Subsurface

Richard Elliott

2015 Head - Projects and Chief Engineer

Andrew Nairn

Group Executive Investor Relations

David Lim

2010 Company Secretary

Yasmin Allen

51 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Guy Cowan

63 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Roy Franklin

63 2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

Hock Goh

61 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Peter Hearl

65 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Gregory Martin

2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Scott Sheffield

63 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Coates

Mr. Peter Roland Coates, AO, has been re-designated as Executive Chairman of the Board of Santos Ltd., with effect from 24 August 2015. Non-executive Director of Glencore plc since its float in April 2011 until its merger with Xstrata plc in May 2013. Joined the Board of the merged company in June 2013 and worked as an Executive Director assisting with the integration of Glencore and Xstrata before resuming the position as a non-executive Director from 1 January 2014. Nonexecutive Chairman of Glencore majority owned Sphere Minerals Ltd since May 2013. Non-executive Director of Event Hospitality & Entertainment Limited (formerly Amalgamated Holdings Limited) since July 2009. Former non-executive Chairman of Xstrata Australia Pty Limited from January 2008 to August 2009 and former Chairman and non-executive Director of Minara Resources Limited from April 2008 to April 2011. Previously Chief Executive of Xstrata Coal, Xstrata plc’s global coal business. Past Chairman of the Minerals Council of Australia, the NSW Minerals Council and the Australian Coal Association. Made an Officer of the Order of Australia in June 2009 and was awarded the 2010 Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Medal.

Kevin Gallagher

Mr. Kevin Thomas Gallagher, BEng (Mechanical) Hons, FIEAust is Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Director of the Company. Kevin joined Santos as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on 1 February 2016. Prior to this Kevin was CEO and Managing Director at Clough Limited. Kevin is a Senior Executive with more than 25 years’ experience in managing oil and gas operations in Australia, the USA and North and West Africa. A qualified mechanical engineer, Kevin commenced his career as a drilling engineer with Mobil North Sea Ltd, before joining Woodside in 1998. During his 13-year tenure with Woodside, Kevin led the drilling organisation through rapid growth, delivering several Australian and international development projects and exploration campaigns. He also led the Australian Oil Business Unit consisting of five floating production storage offload (FPSO) operations and east coast domestic gas plants. Kevin was also responsible for production on Australia’s largest resource project, the North West Shelf, where he held the positions of Executive Vice President, North West Shelf Business Unit and CEO, North West Shelf Venture at Woodside. At Clough, Kevin implemented strategies that transformed the business. He established a strong leadership team, improved cost and operational performance and delivered record financial results. He oversaw the development of innovative programs to improve safety and drive productivity and executed an M&A and international expansion strategy which saw Clough enter five new regions including the US, UK, Canada, Africa and Asia.

Andrew Seaton

Mr. Andrew John Seaton, BEng Hons (Chem), GradDip BusAdmin is no longer the Chief Financial Officer of Santos Ltd, effective December 2016 (by the end of 2016). Andrew Seaton was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2010, and is responsible for Santos’ corporate finance, accounting, taxation, treasury, investor relations, risk, audit, insurance, information systems and procurement functions. Andrew has over 25 years of oil and gas industry experience, encompassing finance, banking, commercial and engineering roles. Prior to joining Santos in 2005, Andrew held senior positions in investment banking where he worked on a broad range of mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt transactions. His early career included 10 years of operations, engineering design and project management experience.

Joanne Fox

Ms. Joanne Fox, BMgt, GradCert Energy & Resources, MBA is Chief Human Resource Officer of the Company. Joanne Fox is responsible for Santos’ human resources function which supports the company in matters relating to people and organisational effectiveness. She has over 25 years’ experience working in the area of human resources for ASX listed companies in the health, pharmaceuticals, FMCG, and oil and gas sectors. Since joining Santos in 2003, Joanne has been involved in all facets of Santos’ business and has been responsible for a broad range of roles and projects.

John Anderson

Mr. John Hugh Anderson, LLB, BEc, GDCL has been Vice President, Asia & Western Australia and Northern Territory of Santos Ltd. since December 31, 2008. John joined Santos in 1996 as a Corporate Counsel in Brisbane having previously worked for 10 years as a solicitor with a large corporate law firm in Brisbane and Melbourne. John has held a number of senior roles in Santos including Vice President Commercial, Vice President Strategic Projects and Group Executive Business Development. In 2009, John relocated to Perth to run Santos’ WA & NT operations including domestic gas and oil production in the Carnarvon Basin, exploration activity in the Browse and Bonaparte basins and the company’s first LNG project, Darwin LNG. In 2014, John moved to Singapore after his responsibilities were extended to include Santos’ Asian activities including the company’s second LNG project, PNG LNG, as well as oil and gas production assets in Indonesia and Vietnam, and a variety of other interests including exploration opportunities in Malaysia and Bangladesh.

James Baulderstone

Mr. James Leslie Baulderstone, LLB (Hons), BSc (Hons) is Vice President - Corporate Development of Santos Ltd. James Baulderstone is responsible for corporate development, commercial and marketing, public affairs and sustainability, and the company’s New South Wales assets. James joined Santos in 2007 as General Counsel and Company Secretary after previously holding similar roles at Mayne Group and BlueScope Steel. James has 25 years of extensive legal, commercial and business development experience and was responsible for Santos’ East Coast operations for the previous 5 years.

Trevor Brown

Mr. Trevor John Brown, BSc (Hons) is Vice President - Queensland of Santos Ltd. Trevor Brown has responsibility for leading all aspects of the development and operation of the gas fields and gas supply infrastructure of the GLNG project. Trevor has extensive international experience in exploration, new ventures, onshore and offshore developments and leadership of major projects. A geologist by background Trevor has over 30 years’ experience in the international oil and gas industry including 11 years in Indonesia managing onshore and offshore exploration and development projects. Trevor has held Australian and international roles with Woodside, VICO and Unocal prior to joining Santos in 2001.

Rod Duke

Mr. Rod Duke, BEng (Hons) Chemical, GradDip Management is Vice President - Downstream GLNG of Santos Ltd. He is responsible for leading the downstream activities of the Santos GLNG project, including the successful delivery of the GLNG gas transmission pipeline and the LNG plant and port projects, ongoing plant operations, commercial, LNG marketing and production planning for GLNG. Rod has extensive global experience in the LNG industry including with Woodside and Singapore LNG. He has over 30 years of experience in project management, engineering, construction, commissioning, operations, commercial, marketing and business development areas of the upstream natural gas and LNG industry.

Brett Woods

Mr. Brett Woods Kenneth, BSc (Hons) Geology and Geophysics is Vice President - Eastern Australia of the Company. Brett Woods is responsible for production, development and commercialisation of the company’s oil and gas resources in Central Australia. Brett joined Santos in February 2013 as the Manager Exploration for the company’s Perth-based WA and NT business unit. Brett is a geologist and geophysicist, and has over 20 years of oil and gas industry experience including senior management, technical and business development roles with Woodside, Japan Australia LNG (MIMI) and UK-listed Sterling Resources. He was also managing director of dual-listed E&P company, Rialto Energy, which had interests throughout Africa and Australia. Brett has worked around the world in many challenging environments and led multidisciplinary teams. He is currently a Board member of APPEA.

Christian Paech

Mr. Christian Paech, LLB (Hons) BCom is General Counsel of Santos Ltd. He advises the Santos Board and management on legal matters affecting the company and its operations. He is responsible for Santos’ legal function, which supports the corporate team and the business units in joint venture agreements, project development, dispute resolution, statutory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, gas sales and production sharing contracts. Christian has over 20 years of legal experience and joined Santos in 2004 after working in national and international firms in Australia and overseas where he focused on large-scale corporate transactions and corporate governance.

Joe Ariyaratnam

Mr. Joe Ariyaratnam, BE (Hons), BSc is General Manager - Western Australia & Northern Territory of the Company. Joe Ariyaratnam is responsible for Santos’ activities in Western Australia and its offshore interests in Northern Territory and South Australia, including exploration, development, production, commercial and finance, business development, and operated assets. Joe joined Santos in April 2012 and managed Santos’ assets across Northern Australia, and later also took the added responsibility of managing technical activity for the company’s Perth-based WA and NT business unit in 2013. Joe has a subsurface and developments background, and has 18 years’ industry experience including senior management and technical roles. Prior to joining Santos, Joe most recently worked with BP in Australia and overseas, in roles spanning subsurface and concept development activity.

Bill Ovenden

Mr. Bill Ovenden, BSc (Hons) (Geology and Geophysics) is General Manager - Exploration & Subsurface of Santos Ltd. He is responsible for exploration budget and strategy, and ensuring excellence in subsurface activities across Santos’ upstream programs. Bill is a geologist with over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has worked on exploration projects in Australia, Central and South- East Asia, North Africa, the Middle East and South America, with companies including Sun Oil, Kufpec, ExxonMobil and Ampolex. He joined Santos in 2002 after working for ExxonMobil in Indonesia.

Richard Elliott

Mr. Richard Elliott, BSc (Mechanical Engineering) is Head - Projects and Chief Engineer of the Company. He is responsible for all drilling and completions activities and the projects, surface engineering, production engineering, safety and environment corporate functions. Richard joined Santos in 2013 from Hess, where he was project manager for Equus in Western Australia. Richard has more than 35 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry including major oil, gas, LNG and pipeline projects in the United States, Indonesia, Trinidad and Tobago, and the United Kingdom. He has worked with Exxon, ARCO, BP and Hess prior to joining Santos.

Andrew Nairn

Mr. Andrew Nairn, B.Comm is Group Executive Investor Relations of the Company. He is responsible for Santos’ investor relations. He has over 20 years’ resources industry experience, encompassing finance, commercial and investor relations roles. Andrew joined Santos in 2008 from BHP Billiton. Andrew is a member of the Board of the Australasian Investor Relations Association.

David Lim

Mr. David T. J. Lim, BEc, LLB, Ch.Sec has been Company Secretary of Santos Ltd since September 1, 2010. David Lim is accountable to the Board for the effectiveness of corporate governance processes, ensuring adherence to the Board’s principles and procedures and coordinating all Board business, and provides the Santos Board with independent advice and support in relation to these matters. David has over 20 years of experience in commercial and corporate legal practice. He is an accredited Chartered Secretary.

Yasmin Allen

Ms. Yasmin Anita Allen, BCom FAICD is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since 22 October 2014. member of the Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability and Audit and Risk Committees of the Board. Ms Allen has more than 20 years’ experience in finance and investment banking, including senior roles at Deutsche Bank AG, ANZ and HSBC Group Plc. She is a Director of Cochlear Limited, chairs its Audit Committee and is a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. She is a member of the George Institute for Global Health Board and a Director of the National Portrait Gallery. In February 2015 Ms Allen was appointed nonexecutive Director of the Board of ASX Limited. Ms Allen was a former non-executive Director of Insurance Australia Group Limited, until 30 September 2015 and a former national Director and acting Chair of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Guy Cowan

Mr. Guy Michael Cowan is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Cowan is a director of UGL Limited, where he chairs the Health, Safety and Environment Committee and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. He is also Chairman of Queensland Sugar Limited. Mr Cowan was a Shell-appointed Alternate Director of Woodside Petroleum Limited from 1992 to 1995. Mr Cowan has over 30 years’ experience in international commercial and finance roles, including 25 years in the oil and gas industry with Shell. He was Chief Financial Officer and Director, Shell Oil US, from 2003 to 2005, and Chief Financial Officer and Commercial Director, Shell Nigeria, from 2000 to 2003. He was Chief Financial Officer of Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited from 2005 to 2009.

Roy Franklin

Mr. Roy Alexander Franklin, OBE, BSc (Hons) is Independent Non-Executive Director of Santos Ltd. since 28 September 2006. Chair of the Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee, member of the People and Remuneration Committee of the Board and member of the Nomination Committee effective 25 June 2015. Non-executive Director of Keller Group plc since July 2007 and Chairman since August 2009 and Chairman of Cuadrilla Resources Holdings Limited since April 2015. Appointed deputy Chairman of Statoil with effect from 1 July 2015, and as a Director of Amec Foster Wheeler plc with effect from 1 January 2016. Chief Executive Officer of Paladin Resources plc from 1997 to 2005 and former Group Managing Director of Clyde Petroleum plc. Chairman of BRINDEX, the trade association for UK independent oil and gas companies from 2002 to 2005 and a former member of PILOT, the joint industry/ UK Government task force set up to maximise hydrocarbon recovery from the UK North Sea 2002 to 2005. In 2004, awarded the OBE for services to the UK oil and gas industry.

Hock Goh

Mr. Hock Goh, BEng (Hons) Mech Eng., has been Independent Non-Executive Director of Santos Ltd. since 22 October 2012. Member of the Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee and the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board. More than 30 years’ experience in the global oil and gas industry, having spent 25 years with Schlumberger Limited, including as President of Network and Infrastructure Solutions division in London, President of Asia, and Vice President and General Manager of China. Previously held managerial and staff positions in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Chairman of MEC Resources Ltd since October 2006. Appointed as non-executive Director of Stora Enso Oyj (Finland) in April 2012. Also a non-executive Director of AB SKF (Sweden) since March 2014 and Vesuvius PLC (UK) since April 2015. Previously a non-executive Director of BPH Energy Ltd from 2007 to March 2015, an Operating Partner of Baird Capital Partners Asia, based in China, from 2007 to June 2012, and non-executive Director of Xaloy Holding Inc in the US from 2006 to 2008.

Peter Hearl

Mr. Peter Roland Hearl is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Hearl is a director of Telstra Corporation Limited, where he is a member of the Nominations Committee and the Remuneration Committee. He is also a director of Treasury Wine Estates Limited, where he is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. Mr Hearl has over 30 years’ experience in operating and development roles, including 18 years in the oil and gas industry with Exxon where he started his career with Esso Australia. After leaving Esso in 1990, Mr Hearl joined the food and beverage industry, where he held senior roles with PepsiCo and Yum! Brands, including Yum’s Chief Operating and Development Officer from 2006 to 2008 and President and Chief Concept Officer of Yum’s Pizza Hut division from 2002 to 2006.

Gregory Martin

Mr. Gregory (Greg) John Walton Martin, BEc, LLB, FAIM, MAICD serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Santos Ltd. since 29 October 2009. of the People and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board. Chairman of Iluka Resources Limited from 18 December 2013. Chairman and Joint Managing Partner of Prostar Capital since July 2012 and independent non-executive Chairman of Sydney Desalination Plant Pty Ltd from December 2012. On 1 February 2015 Mr Martin was appointed to the CoAG Energy Council Energy Selection Panel. The role of the Panel is to provide recommendations to CoAG’s Energy Council on appointments to the Australian Energy Market Operator, Australian Energy Market Commission, Australian Energy Regulator and Energy Consumers Australia. In April 2015 Mr Martin was appointed to the Board of Electricity Networks Corporation, trading as Western Power, as Deputy Chairman. Previous non-executive Director of Australian Energy Market Operator Limited (July 2008–November 2014) and Energy Developments Limited (May 2006–October 2015), Deputy Chairman of the Australian Gas Association and inaugural Chairman of the Energy Supply Association of Australia. Past member of the Business Council of Australia, Committee for the Economic Development of Australia, and the Council on Australia Latin America Relations. Formerly Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of AGL, Chief Executive Infrastructure at Challenger Financial Services Group and Managing Director of Murchison Metals Limited.

Scott Sheffield

Mr. Scott Douglas Sheffield, BS Petroleum Engineering is Independent Non-Executive Director of Santos Ltd. effective February 24, 2014. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pioneer Natural Resources Company, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and included in the S&P 500 Index. He has been Chief Executive Officer since 1997 and Chairman since 1999. Serves on various industry and education-related boards, including the National Petroleum Council and the Maguire Energy Institute of the SMU Cox School of Business. Recipient of the Permian Basin Association’s Top Hand award, which recognises individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership within the oil and gas industry and the Permian Basin community. He is also a 2013 inductee into the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum Hall of Fame.