Interim Chairman, Non-Independent Director, Chair of Remuneration Committee, Chair of the Nomination Committee
Board Member and General Counsel of Kulczyk Investments SA, the largest shareholder of Serinus.
Mr. Rędziniak is a Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University.
He is an Attorney (qualified in 1996), member of the District Bar Association in Warsaw. Between 1990 and 1991 he worked as an Assistant at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University. During the years 1991-1992 he was a in-house Lawyer at Consoft Consulting sp. z o.o. Since 1997 to 2000 he worked as an Attorney - individual practice closely co-operating with Dewey Ballantine sp. z o.o. In the years 1993-2007 he worked in the law firm Dewey and LeBoeuf LLP, in 2001 he was appointed as a partner. Then, in the years 2007-2009 he was Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Poland. Since 2009 he is a Partner and Managing Partner at the Warsaw office at Studnicki, Płeszka, Ćwiąkalski, Góra sp. k. In 2013, he became a Member of the Board at Kulczyk Investments S.A. The same year he was also appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board at Firma Oponiarska Dębica S.A. and a Member of the Supervisory Board at Polenergia S.A. (Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board).
President & CEO, Non-independent Director
Jeffrey Auld was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and President and as a member of the Board of Directors of Serinus Energy plc effective August 31st, 2016.
Mr. Auld has been involved with the international oil and gas business for over 25 years. In that time he has managed companies and acted as an advisor to companies operating in the emerging markets oil and gas business. Mr. Auld has a depth of experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and strategic management.
Mr. Auld began his career in Canada and moved to the United Kingdom in 1995. He was the Commercial Manager for New Ventures for Premier Oil plc. Mr. Auld left Premier Oil and joined the Energy and Power team within the Mergers and Strategic Advisory group of Goldman, Sachs and Co. When Mr. Auld left Goldman Sachs he joined PetroKazakhstan, a NYSE listed company with assets in Kazakhstan, as a Senior Vice-President. After his time at PetroKazakhstan Mr. Auld became the Head of European Energy for Canaccord Genuity in London. Prior to joining Serinus Mr. Auld was the Head of EMEA Oil and Gas at Macquarie Capital in London.
Mr. Auld has an undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Sciences from the University of Calgary and a Masters of Business Administration with Distinction from Imperial College, London.
Independent Director, Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Remuneration Committee, Member of the Nomination Committee
Since 2013 Evgenij Iorich is a member of the Board of Directors of Serinus (independent member).
Mr. Iorich is a Vice President at Pala Investments, a multi-strategy investment company dedicated to investing in, and creating value across the mining sector in both developed and emerging markets. Mr. Iorich has been with Pala Investments since 2006 and his investment experience at Pala includes oil and gas, base metal and bulk commodity investments, and his commodity experience extends across a broad range of bulk commodities, precious and base metals.
Prior to joining Pala, Mr. Iorich was a financial manager at Mechel, the Russian metals and mining company, where his responsibilities included all aspects of budgeting, forecasting and financial modeling. Mr. Iorich is currently a Director of Melior Resources Inc. and Peninsula Energy Limited (a public corporation which trades on the ASX).
Mr. Iorich graduated from the University of Zurich with a Masters of Arts degree.
Independent Director, Chair of the Audit Committee, Member of the Remuneration Committee, Member of the Nomination Committee, Member of the Reserves Committee
Eleanor Barker is President of Barker Oil Strategies and since 2014 has been a Director of Sterling Resources Ltd. Since 1995, Ms. Barker has focused on international oil research. From 2012 to 2014 she was an international oil analyst with Toll Cross Securities Inc.. From 2007 to 2012 she was President of Barker Oil Strategies Inc.. Ms. Barker is a past Director of the US National Association of Petroleum Investment Analysts and a former President of the Canadian Association of Investment Analysts. From 1993 to 1995 Ms. Barker was a director of Gordon Capital. Prior to work in financial markets, she held various positions with Esso and Gulf Canada.
Independent Director, Chair of the Reserves Committee, Member of the Audit Committee
Mr. Causgrove is an experienced Oil and Gas executive with over 35 years experience. On November 14, 2017, Mr. Causgrove was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Harvest Operation Corporation. He offers both excellent technical engineering and business experience along with a strong track record in management and leadership. Since 1979, working for first Chevron Corporation and then Pengrowth Energy Corporation, Jim has gained experience and skills in virtually all facets of the oil and gas business; with a particular technical focus on drilling, production, operations and midstream. Jim gained excellent field and technical experience with Chevron working in both the Canadian head office as well as many field offices and field sites. As well as his technical roles Jim spent time working in Joint Ventures, Human Resources, Strategic and Business Planning and in the Midstream business. Jim gained valuable business insights as first a technical leader, then as a middle manager, and finally as an executive for Chevron and Pengrowth. In his role as Vice President at Pengrowth, Jim worked as part of the senior leadership team and also worked closely with the Board of Directors.
Director of Portfolio Management of Kulczyk Holding SA, the largest shareholder of Serinus.
Mr. Jakubowicz is a member of the management board of Kulczyk Investments S.A. where, since 2010, he has been responsible for the supervision of the investment portfolio. On 10 September 2018, Mr. Jakubowicz was appointed by the Supervisory Board as the President of the Management Board of the CIECH S.A. He is an esteemed expert with international operating experience in the building of goodwill of companies from the chemical, mining, power, automotive and new technologies sector. In the past, he worked for international company KPMG, where he was responsible for audit of unit and consolidated financial statements of entities from many sectors. Since 2014, he has been entered in the list of Chartered Accountants kept by the Polish Chamber of Chartered Accountants.
Mr. Jakubowicz is a graduate of the Faculty of Economy at the University of Economy in Poznań, he has the MBA title from the Georgia State University and the University of Economy in Poznań, and he has completed a Program for Leadership Development (PLD) at the Harvard Business School in Boston.
Chief Financial Officer, Non-independent Director
Ms Heck is a financial professional with many years of experience in the international and domestic oil and gas industry. Her professional career started in the United Kingdom with KPMG, and continued in Canada where she eventually held the position of Associate Partner in KPMG Calgary’s audit practice. From October 2005 until joining Serinus as Director of Finance in June 2012, Ms Heck was the Controller for a domestic upstream oil and gas company with combined production of approximately 47,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day ("boe/d"). Since January 1, 2014 Ms Tracy Heck is the Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") in Serinus Energy plc.
Vice President, External Relations & Strategy
Mr. Brackman has 25 years’ experience in the oil & gas industry, both in the public and private sector. He started his career working for the Department of Natural Resources of the Government of Canada, before moving to a senior position in the Minerals, Oil & Gas Division of the Government of the Northwest Territories. In 2003, Mr. Brackman moved to London, UK, to join PetroKazakhstan Inc. as Director of Government Relations. In this position he developed and implemented strategies to reduce the company’s surface risk. Following the sale of PetroKazakhstan to CNPC in 2005, Mr. Brackman moved back to Canada and started a successful consulting practice, providing expert advice to various international companies and governments. In December 2016, he joined Serinus Energy in his current role, working with the company’s CEO, CFO and business units to develop and implement the company’s exploration and development strategies and oversee government and stakeholder relations. Mr. Brackman has a MA in Economics from the University of Waterloo and a BA in Economics from the University of Calgary.