Norman joined the Petrofac Board as a Non-executive Director in March 2011 and succeeded Rodney Chase as Chairman after the 2011 AGM in May.
He is also Chairman of The Edrington Group Limited.
Prior to his portfolio career, Norman spent 25 years in the venture capital industry. He co-founded Morgan Grenfell Private Equity Limited and was also a Director of Morgan Grenfell Asset Management Limited.
Until June 2011, he was chairman of Cairn Energy plc, having served on that board for 12 years. In February 2012, Norman stepped down as a non-executive director of Robert Wiseman Dairies plc. He then stepped down from the board of Greene King plc in December 2012. Norman is a former chairman of the British Venture Capital Association and a past president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
Committee: Chairman of Nominations Committee
Ayman joined the Group in 1991 to establish Petrofac International, of which he was CEO. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, having formerly worked as managing director of a major civil and mechanical construction business in Oman.
Ayman is a member of the board of trustees of the American University of Beirut, founder and Chairman of the Asfari Foundation and member of the Senior Panel of Advisors of Chatham House.
Committee: Nominations Committee
Maroun joined the Group in 1991 to establish Petrofac International. He was Group Chief Operating Officer from January 2009 before becoming President on 1 January2012.
Prior to joining Petrofac, he managed oil and gas pipeline, process facilities and civil works construction contracts in Oman and Bahrain, with the Consolidated Contractors International Company.
Maroun is a member of the board of trustees of the American University of Sharjah and a founding member of the board of trustees of the Arab Forum for Environment and Development.
Tim joined Petrofac in September 2011 from Cable & Wireless Worldwide, where he had been chief financial officer between May 2010 and July 2011.
A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales with a degree in Engineering Science, he started his career with KPMG in London, eventually becoming a partner in KPMG’s Infrastructure Business Unit.
Until May 2010, he was chief financial officer at United Utilities Group PLC and had previously held chief financial officer roles with RWE Thames Water Limited and Innogy Holdings PLC (now RWE npower Holdings PLC) from 2002 to 2006.
Tim is a non-executive director of the Carbon Trust and G4S plc.
Senior Independent Director, Rijnhard is general partner of Laaken Asset Management NV. He advised the managing board of ABN AMRO between 2002 and 2007, having previously served as a managing board member for 12 years. At ABN AMRO, his roles included that of chairman of the wholesale clients and investment banking group.
Rijnhard is non-executive chairman of Arcadis NV, Euronext Amsterdam NV and Euronext NV, and a non-executive director of IFF Europe, NYSE Euronext Inc and BNP Paribas OBAM N.V.
Committee: Audit Committee, Nominations Committee and Board Risk Committee
Stefano has 32 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry.
From February 2009 to July 2012, he served as CEO of Sintonia SpA, a holding company owning infrastructure assets, including toll roads, airports and telecoms.
From 2000 to 2008, Stefano was chief operating officer of Eni’s exploration & production division, before which he spent 24 years at Saipem SpA, the international oil and gas services group, holding such senior roles as CEO, chairman and chief operating officer.
During 2012, Stefano was appointed a director of A2A SpA, the largest Italian multi-utility company. Stefano is also a director of the boards of Autostrade per l’Italia SpA and Aeroporti di Roma SpA, and is a member of the advisory board of Ambienta Sgr.
Committee: Chairman of the Board Risk Committee and Member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committees
Thomas spent 32 years at the A.P. Møller-Mærsk Group with an international career ending as CEO and president of Mærsk’s oil and gas company. He also served on Mærsk’s main board and its executive committee from 2005 to 2009.
Since 2009, Thomas has a board portfolio in companies in the energy and critical infrastructure sectors.
Thomas is Chairman of the Lloyd’s Register Group and Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Lloyds Foundation. He is also Chairman of DeepOcean Group, Vice Chairman of VKR Holding and a non-executive director of SSE plc.
Committee: Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit, Nominations and Board Risk Committees
Roxanne retired from The Royal Dutch Shell Group in December 2010 having held a number of roles including head of global government affairs and corporate affairs director over a period of 11 years. She was a member of Shell’s executive committee from 2005 to 2009.
Prior to joining Shell, Roxanne had various roles at Amoco Corporation and Navistar International Corporation.
She is an independent director of Snap-on Incorporated, Alliant Techsystems Inc and Ensco plc.
Committee: Nominations Committee, Board Risk Committee and Remuneration Committee
Andy joined Petrofac in January 2011 having spent 30 years with BP, latterly as CEO of its exploration and production business. He was an executive director on the BP plc board between 2007 and 2010.
Andy started his BP career as a project engineer on various North Sea projects, followed by commercial and operating roles in BP’s upstream business. He became executive vice president and deputy chief executive of BP exploration & production in 2004.
He is a former non-executive director of BAE Systems plc.
Marwan joined Petrofac in 1992 when the business was first established in Sharjah, having previously worked for CCC, a major consolidated contractor company based in the Gulf and the Middle East, for eight years.
In 2007, he was appointed chief operating officer of the Engineering & Construction International business, with day-to-day responsibility for the successful delivery of overall operations.
In January 2009, he became managing director of Engineering & Construction Ventures before being appointed as chief executive, ECOM with effect from 1 January 2012.
René is finance director of Anglo American plc, a position he has held since September 2005.
He was group finance director of The BOC Group plc between June 2000 to May 2005, having held several finance appointments, including as finance director of BOC’s gases business in the Americas, from 1997.
René is an executive director of Anglo American plc and non-executive director De Beers and Anglo Platinum Limited. He stepped down as a non-executive of SSE plc in June 2012.
Committee: Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Nominations Committee and Board Risk Committee
Kathleen has 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, with particular expertise in reservoir management and subsurface engineering.
A Chemical Engineering graduate, Kathleen spent her early career as a petroleum and reservoir engineer, including posts in Ecuador and Indonesia, prior to holding a number of senior roles in exploration and production technology at California-based Unocal Corporation. She assumed her first CEO role in 2001 at Santos USA Corporation and was President and CEO of her own US-based company Zone Energy LLC.
Kathleen currently sits on the advisory board for Samsung Oil & Gas USA Corporation, is a director on the Board of Parallel Petroleum LLC, and serves as a trustee of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
Committee: Member of Nominations, Audit and Board Risk Committees