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andrewhindle.jpg Kenneth Maurice Ratcliff, Non-executive Chairman
Ken Ratcliff, JP, BSc., FCA, is a Chartered Accountant with extensive finance and business experience. He is currently College Accountant at Epsom College and co-founder of Geokinetics Processing UK Limited, an oil and gas industry seismic contractor. He was an audit manager with Touche Ross & Co in London before moving into accountancy and finance positions within the oil and gas industry in 1978. Ken has previously held senior management positions with Ensign Geophysics Limited, Seismic Geocode Limited, Tenneco Corporation and Merlin Geophysical Limited. He joined the Board in 2007 and became Chairman in October 2007. Ken has been a non-executive director of Egdon Resources plc since 2001.
 
andrewhindle.jpg Andrew David Hindle, Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Hindle, BSc., MSc., PhD, FGS, CGeol, is a highly experienced geologist with over 25 years worldwide experience. He holds a degree in Geological Sciences gained in 1983 from Leeds University and, following a year with BP, gained a MSc. degree in Petroleum Geology in 1985 from Aberdeen University. In 1998 he completed a PhD (part-time) through the Open University. He received the J. C. “Cam” Sproule Memorial Award from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists in 1999. He worked for Texaco from 1985 until 1996 on UK and international petroleum exploration and development projects, working overseas from 1990 to 1994. Subsequently, he worked for Anadarko Algeria Corporation from 1996 to 1997. In 1997 he became a founding director of Egdon Resources plc and, following the demerger of Egdon and InfraStrata, remained a non-executive director of Egdon until February 2011. Andrew has been the Chief Executive of the Group since 2005. Andrew is also a director of Geofocus Limited and Toffee Limited.
 
StewartMcGarrity.jpg Stewart McGarrity, Finance Director
Stewart McGarrity, BCom. CA, has 27 years of UK and international experience in both senior finance and commercial roles. Following qualification as a Chartered Accountant, Stewart spent a number of years with Deloitte in Zimbabwe and Hong Kong in senior audit and technical roles. Stewart then held a senior financial position with the Airport Authority in Hong Kong during the construction and commercial development of Hong Kong International Airport. Since returning to the UK he has worked with property investor and developer MEPC plc, based in London as Group Financial Controller and with tie Limited, in Edinburgh, developing and maintaining the business case for Edinburgh Trams and other transport projects. Stewart joined InfraStrata in July 2013.
 
MauriceHazzard.jpg Maurice Edward Hazzard, Non-executive Director
Maurice Hazzard, has extensive business experience in the oil and gas industry, particularly in large offshore projects. He has held senior positions with Phillips Petroleum, Hamilton Bros. Oil & Gas Limited and Halyard Offshore Limited. Between 1979 and 1989 Maurice was responsible for development of the Energy Division of the Tung Group of companies, based in Hong Kong, and during this period was Executive Chairman of Houlder Marine Drilling Limited. From 1989 to 1996 he was a consultant with Maritime Audit & Technical Services Limited, consulting to the international offshore oil and marine services industry. From 1996 to 1999 he was Chairman and CEO of PD Systems International Limited, a UK electronics manufacturer. He is also non-executive Chairman of Orbitron Technologies Limited, a software company.
 
WilliamColvin.jpg William Colvin, Non-executive Director
William Colvin, BCom. CA, is a Chartered Accountant and has wide experience in the oil and gas, and healthcare sectors in senior management and board positions of large corporations. He was Finance Director of British-Borneo Oil & Gas Plc from 1992 to 1999. From 1990 to 1992, William was Finance Manager/Director at Oryx UK Energy. From 1984 to 1989, he worked in a variety of financial roles for Atlantic Richfield (ARCO) Inc. He qualified as a Scottish Chartered Accountant in 1982 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Edinburgh. William is currently a non-executive director of Energy XXI, the independent oil & natural gas exploration and production company and a non-executive Director of Gold Oil plc.
 
anitagardner.jpg Anita gardner, Commercial Development Director
Anita Gardiner, BA, MA, MCIPS graduated from Queens University, Belfast and started her career at the Prudential plc where she worked in a number of commercial roles in procurement and supply chain, real estate and operations. She moved to BP in 2005 and held various project and managerial positions in the UK and India, most recently as Business Development Manager for BP Gas Marketing where she had responsibility for asset development and origination activities across Europe. Anita joined InfraStrata in 2014.
 
Last Updated ( Monday, 24 November 2014 )