Non-Executive Independent Director
Petro Matad Ltd
Dr. Philip Arthur Vingoe is Non-Executive Independent Director of Petro Matad Ltd. Dr. Vingoe has over 35 years' experience of the oil and gas industry, commencing in the technical arena and progressing to executive leadership. He began his career with BP, where he spent nearly 20 years and was Chief Geophysicist and General Manager for worldwide exploration. In 1995, he moved to Australia to co-lead the IPO of an Australian independent, Novus Petroleum. Over the ensuing five years, the Company acquired a portfolio of assets across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. In 2000, he took up the role of Managing Director of Sasol Petroleum International (SPI) based initially in Johannesburg. In 2005, he joined Energy Equity Resources where he directed all the exploration and appraisal activity as well as communicating with investors and raising investment capital. During 2005 and 2006, he was also a Non-Executive Director of the Canadian-listed company Pan-Ocean Energy Corporation Ltd. Pan-Ocean was sold to Addax for C$1.5 billion in September 2006. He left EER in November 2007 in order to establish Pan-Petroleum as its Chief Executive Officer and was instrumental in the subsequent merger and creation of Panoro Energy in mid 2010 - at which time he assumed his position of Non Executive Chairman of the Board.