Chairman, Independent Director, Chair of the Remuneration Committee, Member of the Environmental, Social, & Governance Committee
Mr. Rędziniak is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University.
Mr. Rędziniak is an Attorney and 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 an in-house Lawyer at Consoft Consulting sp. z o.o. From 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 and 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 to 2013 he was a Partner and Managing Partner at the Warsaw office at Studnicki, Płeszka, Ćwiąkalski, Górski sp. k. Between 2013 and 2020 he worked as a Member of the Board and General Counsel of Kulczyk Investments S.A.. He currently serves as Board Member of Kulczyk Privatstiftung.
In addition is a member of the Supervisory Board at Firma Oponiarska Dębica S.A. and a member of the Supervisory Board at Ciech S.A. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Autostrada Wielkopolska SA, Autostrada Wielkopolska II S.A. and A2 Route Sp. z o.o.
President & Chief Executive Officer, 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 1 September 2016.
Mr. Auld has been involved with the international oil and gas business for over 30 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, Chair of the Reserves Committee, Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Remuneration Committee, Member of the Environmental, Social, & Governance Committee
Mr. Causgrove is an experienced Oil and Gas executive with over 35 years experience. He is currently President of Causgrove Energy West LTD in Calgary, Canada. On March 31, 2019 Mr. Causgrove retired from his position as 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, Mr. Causgrove worked as part of the senior leadership team and also worked closely with the Board of Directors.
Mr. Causgrove graduated with a Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Alberta and has earned his P. Eng designation in Alberta.
Chief Financial Officer, Non-Independent Director
Mr. Fairclough has held corporate finance, capital markets and management roles for nearly 30 years, through which he has gained a wide range of experience, including corporate strategy, debt and equity structuring and capital raising, M&A, capital management, financial planning, budgeting and financial reporting. Since 2014 Mr. Fairclough has been the Chief Financial Officer of Whalsay Energy Limited, a UK Continental Shelf oil and gas company, and prior to moving into the oil and gas industry in 2012, Mr. Fairclough had over 17 years of investment banking experience after leaving the military.
Mr. Fairclough has an undergraduate degree in Law LLB from University College London.
Independent Director, Chair of the Environmental, Social, & Governance Committee, Member of the Remuneration Committee.
Ms. Fortescue has extensive capital markets and investor relations experience, including in the international oil and gas sector. She has spent over 20 years working in and advising companies on corporate finance transactions, fundraisings, strategy, debt refinancing and restructurings, investor relations and the impact of corporate transactions on stakeholders. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Natalie had a long investment banking career at both Investec Investment Bank and Oriel Securities Limited. On leaving the City Natalie joined Genel Energy PLC to establish and lead an Investor Relations function and in recent years has worked with Premier Oil Plc on a number of capital markets transactions and debt refinancing, including the recent merger with Chrysaor Energy Limited. Current directorships/partnerships: FUTH Consulting Limited, Hot Penny Properties Limited.
Ms. Fortescue has an undergraduate degree in Accounting and Finance from Kingston University.
Independent Director, Chair of the Audit Committee
Mr. Kempster has held CFO board positions at Delta plc, Fii Group plc, Frasers Group plc, Linden plc, Low & Bonar plc, Utilitywise plc and Wincanton plc. Mr. Kempster was recently appointed as a Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair of Bonhill Group plc and is a Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair at Redcentric plc and Ted Baker plc. Mr. Kempster is currently a Non-Executive Director at FireAngel Safety Technology plc and a Trustee of the Delta plc pension scheme. Current directorships/partnerships: Portcentric Solutions Limited.
Mr. Kempster qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1990 and has a BA (Hons) in Business Studies from the University of Liverpool.