Linda Cook
Chairman

Linda Cook

Linda Z. Cook is currently CEO of Harbour Energy and also a Managing Director and member of the Executive Committee of EIG. Ms. Cook retired from Royal Dutch Shell plc in 2010, at which time she was a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. During her 29 years with Shell, she held positions including CEO of Shell Gas & Power (London and The Hague); CEO of Shell Canada Ltd. (Calgary); EVP Strategy & Finance for Global Exploration & Production (The Hague); and various U.S. Exploration & Production management, operational and engineering roles.

In addition to serving on Shell’s Board of Directors for five years, Ms. Cook has prior experience as a non-executive director for The Boeing Company (over ten years), Cargill Inc., Marathon Oil Co., and KBR Inc. She currently serves as a non-executive director on the board of Bank of New York Mellon. Ms. Cook is also a member of the U.S. National Petroleum Council.

Phil Kirk
Chief Executive Officer

Phil Kirk

Phil qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young in 1991 before joining Hess in 1996. He served in a variety of roles including Head of Finance, North West Europe. He left Hess in 2002 to co-found CH4 Energy with two other ex-Hess colleagues. Phil was joint MD of CH4 which, with financial backing from 3i plc and Trust Company of the West (‘’TCW’’) (an EIG predecessor firm), acquired and operated the Markham field and associated satellites on the UK/Dutch median line. Since February 2013 Phil has been a member of the Board of Oil and Gas UK, the leading representative body for the UK offshore oil and gas industry. Phil is currently Co-Chair of OGA UK Exploration Board, one of six boards responsible for driving the industry’s response to the OGA strategy. Phil is also a member of the overarching industry body, the MER UK Forum, which includes the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Ministers from the same department, HM Treasury, the Scottish Office and the Scottish government.
R. Blair Thomas
Non-Executive Director

R. Blair Thomas

R. Blair Thomas is Chief Executive Officer of EIG, as well as Chairman of the Investment Committee and the Executive Committee.  EIG was formerly part of Trust Company of the West where Mr. Thomas was a Group Managing Director and a member of the Board of Directors of TCW Asset Management Company.  Prior to joining EIG in 1998, Mr. Thomas was a senior investment officer with the Inter-American Development Bank and a project finance attorney at the law firm of Brown & Wood in New York and worked in the White House of President George H. W. Bush as an advisor on energy and budget policy. 
Steve Farris
Non-Executive Director

Steve Farris

G. Steven Farris served as chairman and chief executive officer of Apache Corporation, an oil and natural gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom sector of the North Sea, Egypt, and Australia. Mr. Farris was named chairman of Apache in January 2009, upon the retirement of company founder Raymond Plank. He was promoted to president in 1994 and chief executive officer in May 2002. Mr. Farris joined Apache in June 1988 as vice president of domestic exploration and production and was promoted to senior vice president in May 1991. Prior to joining Apache, Mr. Farris was vice president, finance and business development, of Terra Resources, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy.
Andrew Jamieson
Non-Executive Director

Andrew Jamieson

Andrew Jamieson has served as a Director of Höegh LNG since 2009 and previously served on the Board of Woodside Energy. Andrew retired from the Royal Dutch Shell plc in 2009 where he has served as Executive Vice President Gas & Projects and Member of the Gas & Power Executive Committee since 2005. At Shell he held positions in The Netherlands, Denmark, Australia and Nigeria. Andrew holds a Ph.D. degree from Glasgow University.
Andrew Osborne
Chief Financial Officer
Andrew Osborne
Andrew joined Chrysaor as Chief Financial Officer in 2012.  Previously he had over 20 years Capital Markets experience in Investment Banking, latterly as a Managing Director responsible for Merrill Lynch’s Natural Resources Equity Capital Markets and Broking business. Andrew has worked on a significant number of oil and gas transactions for both public and private companies. He has acted as an advisor to most members of the UK E&P Independent sector and has unrivalled experience in advising early stage E&P companies which went on to create significant returns for shareholders.
Bob Edwards
Non-Executive Director

Bob Edwards

Bob Edwards currently serves as a Partner of NGP Energy Capital and is a former Partner in the Energy Practice at McKinsey & Company and was an executive at BP, Marathon, and Brown and Root International.
John Hogan
Non-Executive Director

John Hogan

John Hogan has over 40 years of experience in the global oil, gas and oil field services sectors. A geologist by background, he has extensive experience at the Executive level, including at LASMO where he served as Chief Operating Officer.

Mark Brown
Non-Executive Director

Mark Brown

Mark Brown led the management buyout of Barclays Natural Resource Investments private equity business, renamed Global Natural Resources Investments. He currently serves as Managing Partner.