Board of directors

Image of Mr Keon Mug Lim

Mr. Lim has M.Sc. degrees in Mineral and Petroleum Engineering Department from Seoul National University in South Korea. He joined KNOC in 1992 and has worked mainly in exploration and production of oil and gas projects. Mr Lim was Managing Director of KNOC’s Kazakhstan office from 2016 to 2018 and is currently Senior Executive Vice President for the Exploration and Production Division at KNOC.


Image of Mr Jae Gu Nam

Mr Choi was appointed Dana Petroleum’s CEO in May 2024, having served as the company’s Director of Strategy and Technology since 2021. He has a bachelor’s degree in geology from Korea University and joined KNOC in 1996. He has worked on various oil & gas projects and has held a number of senior roles within KNOC, including General Manager of New Ventures and Vice President of Ankor E&P Holdings - KNOC’s subsidiary in US for GOM Operations.  

Dr Bongki Son

Dr Son joined Dana Petroleum in May 2024. He holds a doctoral degree in engineering and has significant E&P experience as General Manager within KNOC’s Asian, European and North America businesses. He was also a senior manager within Harvest Operations Corporation - KNOC’s subsidiary in Canada.

Brian Rodger

Brian joined Dana Petroleum in October 2023. He was formerly General Manager of Production Operations at CNOOC in Aberdeen, before which he managed the company’s Buzzard Field. A former OIM with Total, Brian has 35 years of North Sea oil and gas experience.

Image of Mr Ewan Wildgoose

Ewan joined Dana in 2011 as Financial Controller. He previously worked at Maersk Oil and ExxonMobil. Ewan has an honours degree in accountancy from the University of Dundee and is member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

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Mr Seong, Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting Department of KNOC, joined the company in 1992 and has built 30-year career in the fields of accounting, tax and internal audit, mainly with senior roles, such as Controller, General Manager of tax team.

He majored in Business Administration and Accounting in Chungnam National University, having a bachelor’s degree.

Mr Jongchan Lim

Mr Lim has a bachelor’s degree in Mining and Mineral Engineering from Inha University in Korea. He joined KNOC in 1993 and has worked mainly in exploration and production of oil and gas projects.

He was appointed SVP of KNOC’s Overseas Business Dept. I in 2022 and is currently SVP of Exploration and Production within the Overseas Business Dept. II.

Image of Dr Roy Elliot

Dr Elliot has over 35 years experience in the oil and gas industry and has previously worked for a wide range of oil companies in the UK and internationally, most recently with the Korea National Oil Corporation