Key Management

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Jan Ostby

Founder
An oil and gas entrepreneur with a track record spanning 30 years establishing successful international O&G businesses. Established Finder in 2004 and was the Managing Director until January 2016. 
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Aaron Bond

Exploration Manager
Petroleum geoscientist with over 16 years' experience, including Majors. A proven oil and gas explorer instrumental in the discovery of Phoenix South, Roc, Kitan and offshore Angola oil fields.
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Jop Van Hattum

Operations & HSEQ Manager
Petroleum Engineer & project manager with 22+ years diversified experience in both major oil & gas companies and regulatory bodies.
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Anthony Benino

CFO/Company Secretary
Over 25 years' experience as an accounting and finance professional. Has held CFO and Company Secretary positions at a number of ASX listed companies and was a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers in their risk management division.
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Damon Neaves

Managing Director/CEO
Damon has over 15 years' experience in leadership roles as an Oil & Gas executive in both private and ASX-listed companies. Significant transactional experience in the energy sector in M&A, new ventures and farmouts.
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Ryan Taylor-Walshe

Onshore & BD Manager
Geoscientist with 24 years experience in geophysical technologies and leadership, including 5 years as Director of Schlumberger Australia. Managed Theia-1 petroleum exploration well.
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Michael D'Adamo

Senior Geoscientist
An integral part of the Finder Team with 8+ years' experience in seismic interpretation, quantitative interpretation and prospect generation. 
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Paula Kane

Permit Administrator
Valuable experience with 20+ years' knowledge across a variety of oil and gas assistant roles.
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Jan Ostby

Founder
An oil and gas entrepreneur with a track record spanning 30 years establishing successful international O&G businesses. Established Finder in 2004 and was the Managing Director until January 2016. 
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Damon Neaves

Managing Director/CEO
Damon has over 15 years' experience in leadership roles as an Oil & Gas executive in both private and ASX-listed companies. Significant transactional experience in the energy sector in M&A, new ventures and farmouts.
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Shane Westlake

Executive Director/COO
Petroleum geophysicist with over 16 years' experience in the energy sector. Joined Finder in 2007 and has led the management team in building Finder’s portfolio and overseen significant value-accretive transactions, including farmouts with majors and independents.
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Anthony Benino

CFO/Company Secretary
Over 25 years' experience as an accounting and finance professional. Has held CFO and Company Secretary positions at a number of ASX listed companies and was a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers in their risk management division.
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Aaron Bond

Exploration Manager
Petroleum geoscientist with over 16 years' experience, including Majors. A proven oil and gas explorer instrumental in the discovery of Phoenix South, Roc, Kitan and offshore Angola oil fields.
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Dariusz Jablonski

Principal Geologist 
Leading industry geologist with over 30 years' experience. 20 years with Woodside before joining Finder and author of a number of publications covering Australian North West Shelf and Papua New Guinea.

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