Senior Management

  • Richard Beament, Chief Financial Officer

    • B. Comm, CA


      Richard was appointed CFO on 1 July 2018. He is responsible for finance, commercial, planning and forecasting, treasury, taxation and financial reporting.



      Richard has over 20 years experience in finance and accounting roles, with over 8 years international upstream oil and gas financial experience at Horizon Oil, where he has held the group’s finance and commercial manager role. Richard previously spent 14 years in audit and advisory divisions at PwC, working in both Sydney and London, and left PwC in 2010 as a senior manager.



      Richard is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting, and Business Law & Taxation) from the University of New South Wales.




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  • Andrew McArdle, Chief Operating Officer


      Andrew has more than 15 years of experience in international exploration, operations and development.


      Prior to joining Horizon Oil, Andrew was Head of Development at MIMI, a joint venture between Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsui & Co. of Japan where he was responsible for the development of Australia’s largest undeveloped gas resource in the Browse Basin. During his time at MIMI, Andrew held technical and managerial roles in LNG and natural gas developments including the Browse Floating LNG Project with Shell and numerous developments for the North West Shelf LNG Project.


      Andrew has worked for international E&P organisations such as Apache, BHP Billiton and Marathon Oil across Australia, West Africa, the UK North Sea and Ireland. He holds a Master of Engineering from the University of Western Australia, a Master of Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is an alumnus of the HEC School of Management in Paris.


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