Executive  committee

Mr Jongweon Choi

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.


Image of DongYoung Bae

Mr Dong Young BAE joined KNOC in 1998. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mineral and mining engineering from Dong-A university, South Korea.  He has spent most of his career as engineer and manager for overseas drilling & completion operations in Vietnam, Myanmar, Singapore, Yemen, UAE, Iraq, Uzbekistan, Canada and Korea. He also worked as rig operations manager for semi-submersible drilling rig and covered  HSE, operations, maintenance, ship classification and other related works.

Mr Kyoungtak An

Mr An joined KNOC in 2004. He was appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer in September 2022. He has worked in a variety of financial roles in KNOC and its subsidiaries over the past 18 years, most recently as a senior manager in the internal audit department.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.