Board of directors

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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.


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Mr Kim  joined KNOC in 1992 and has worked in a many different areas of the business including New Ventures, managing subsidiary companies, the oil tankage business and strategic petroleum stockpiling. He has a BA(English Education) from Seoul National University in Seoul and an M.Sc in Finance from the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado.

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

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Eiko joined Dana Petroleum Netherlands in 1999 and holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Petroleum & Gas Technology, a Masters degree in Geochemistry from Utrecht University and a Diploma of Professional Education in Management of Safety, Health & Environment from Delft University of Technology.

Eiko has held a number of roles in his career including HSE coordinator, offshore installation manager, project manager, production operations manager and asset manager. He has played a key role in the development and implementation of integrated management systems and directing, managing and providing leadership to production and maintenance operations for Dana’s offshore operated facilities in the Netherlands. Most recently, he was Dana’s Director of Capital Development Projects overseeing the Western Isles Development Project.

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Mr Choi 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. He was VP of Ankor E&P Holdings (KNOC’s subsidiary in US for GOM Operations) from 2014 to 2018. Most recently he was General Manager of New Ventures.

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Mr Jaegu Nam was appointed Senior Vice President E&P – Overseas Business Dept. II in Sep 2021. Mr. Nam first joined KNOC in 1992, and most recently was President & Chief Executive

Officer and Director of Harvest in Canada. Mr. Nam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Kyungpook National University.

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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.

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