Mike Harding

Mr Michael Harding has been appointed on 28 November 2018 as an independent non-executive director and Chairman of Horizon Oil Limited on the retirement of Mr John Humphrey.


Mr Harding brings considerable oil and gas experience to the board with over 25 years of international experience with British Petroleum (BP) in exploration, production and business management. He has held management positions around the world with BP, particularly associated with gas strategy, business performance, human resource management and governance in the Asia Pacific region. He was responsible for significant upstream businesses notably in PNG, Australia, Azerbaijan and the UK.


Mr Harding is presently the Chairman of the Lynas Corporation Limited and Downer EDI Limited and a non-executive director of Cleanaway Waste Management Limited. He is a former Chairman of ROC Oil Limited, Clough Limited and ARC Energy Limited. He is a former non-executive director of Santos Limited.


Chairman of Board and Chairman of Remuneration, Nomination and Disclosure Committees.  Member of Audit Committee.

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