Mr. Roger Thompson Brown
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Brown joined Seplat on 22 July 2013 as the Chief Financial Officer and as an Executive Director. Mr. Brown has over eighteen years’ experience in the energy industry, primarily focused on emerging markets with extensive experience in structuring transactions on the African continent. Prior to joining the Company he held the position of Managing Director of Oil and Gas EMEA for Standard Bank Group.
During his time at Standard Bank he originated and closed a number of large transactions in the emerging markets working across the entire oil value chain from upstream oil companies to midstream infrastructure and downstream refining and distribution. His client base was made up of national oil companies, super majors, independents, indigenous oil companies and trading companies. In particular he was heavily focused on the Nigerian oil sector where under his leadership the bank led and completed over US$1 billion of investment in the acquisition of on-shore oil blocks from the super majors, in particular Shell.