BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Mr Chang Seok Jeong

Mr Chang Seok Jeong

Chairman

Mr. Jeong has been with KNOC since 1986.

Prior to being appointed as an Executive Vice President he held various leadership positions, such as an Managing Director in Vietnam and General Manager in Houston.

He has a PhD in petroleum engineering and a BSc in petroleum and mineral engineering from Seoul National University of Korea.

He received a Ministerial award for economic knowledge in 2006 and a Presidential citation in 2000.

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Mr Graham Scotton

Mr Graham Scotton

Acting Group Chief Executive

Graham joined Dana in 2013 from his previous role as country manager for Cobalt International Energy in Angola.

Graham has spent 36 years in the oil and gas industry working in senior leadership positions for companies such as BP and BG Group in a number of different locations including Kazakhstan, Angola, Egypt, Venezuela, Azerbaijan, Norway, the USA and the UK. These roles have included petroleum and reservoir engineering, asset management and offshore installation management. He also spent time as a VP of operations, general manager in Egypt and as a COO in Angola.

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Mr Ohkyeu Baek

Mr Ohkyeu Baek

Group Chief Strategy Officer

Mr Baek is Dana’s Group Chief Strategy Officer.

Mr Baek has worked for KNOC as a petroleum engineer since 1988. He has held various key roles in exploration and production of oil and gas around the world since then. Until early 2012 he was Vice President of the Europe and Africa Business Department and he worked as General Manager & Managing Director of the Nigerian Office focusing on exploration offshore Nigeria prior to joining Dana as Chief Strategy officer. He graduated from Seoul National University in 1985 and holds an MSc in petroleum engineering from Seoul National University. He also has been a qualified professional engineer in Geophysics since 1998.

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David Crawford

Mr David Crawford

Group Chief Financial Officer

David Crawford was chief financial officer and company secretary for Dolphin Drilling’s UK and international operations before joining Dana in 2011.

He has 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry including 17 years working for Total in Aberdeen.

Based in Aberdeen, David holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics and has been a qualified accountant for 20 years.

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Yongsun Ahn

Mr Yongsun Ahn

Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Mr Ahn has worked for KNOC since 1993.

 

In KNOC and its subsidiaries, he has held key roles in the areas of E&P business fund operation and management and Energy & Resources business special accounting management. He also worked as finance director of ADA OIL LLP in Kazakhstan and was KNOC Senior Manager of Europe & Africa asset management. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Law and an Executive MBA.

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Mr David Fitzsimmons

Mr David Fitzsimmons

Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr Fitzsimmons spent three decades with BP, holding a number of leadership roles.

David Fitzsimmons spent three decades with BP, holding a number of leadership roles including Head of Oil Trading, President of BP Asia (based in Hong Kong) and Group Vice-President and Commercial Director for BP’s Gas, Power and Renewables business.

Having left BP, David became Chief Executive of Novera Energy then one of the UK’s largest renewable energy companies until he left in 2009.

He is non-executive director of Integro, a US-based producer and supplier of terrified biomass fuel, is a member of the Advisory Board of Nur Energie, a UK developer of large-scale solar power projects in the Sahara and he serves on the Strategic Advisory Board of US venture capital business Braemar Energy.

A British National, David has studied at Cambridge University in the UK and Stanford in the USA.

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Woo Seok Lee

Mr Woo Seok Lee

Non-executive Director

Mr. Lee is KNOC’s Vice President for Production Management Department (America, Europe, Africa).

After completing a law degree he joined KNOC in 1988, and has since performed various roles across planning, procurement and legal departments before being awarded the position of Vice President in January 2013.

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Dr Lee

Dr Joon Beom Lee

Non-executive Director

Mr. Lee joined KNOC in 1994.

He spent time in various departments including three years in oil research before relocating to the USA In 2007, when he became General Manger of KNOC’s operations in Houston.

Mr Lee holds a Master’s degree in political science and international relations from Korea University, and was awarded a PhD from the Missouri State University in 2001.

He received a Ministerial award for economic knowledge in 2006 and a Presidential citation in 2000.

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Mr Kyungluck Sohn

Mr Kyung Luck Sohn

Non-executive Director

Mr Sohn is KNOC’s vice president of finance management.

His career with KNOC spans 33 years, during which time he has been chief financial officer of Harvest Energy, and managing director of KNOC in Canada.

He holds a degree in Business Management from the Busan National University in South Korea. Mr Sohn joined Dana’s board in January 2012 and is based in Seoul.

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Mr Eugene Synn

Mr Eugene Synn

Non-executive Director

Mr Synn is KNOC’s Executive Vice President of Exploration.

Mr Synn was appointed Executive Vice President of Exploration at KNOC in February 2013. His career with KNOC has spanned 27 years and he led the acquisitions of Harvest Energy in 2009 and Dana Petroleum in 2010.

Mr Synn joined Dana’s Board and Senior Executive Team in January 2012.