Aaron has over 19 years’ experience as a proven oil and gas explorer in both technical and leadership roles. Previously he worked with the Italian supermajor Eni for nine years in the Australian exploration team which discovered the Kitan Oil Field and in Italy with the deepwater Angola team with numerous oil discoveries that have now formed the West and East hub developments. Aaron moved back to Australia and joined Finder in 2011 where he was lead geoscientist mapping, de-risking and farming out the Phoenix South and Roc Prospects that led to recent major oil and gas discoveries in a new play situated in the Bedout Sub-basin. He has managed Finder’s acreage portfolio over the last five years and led the farmout of three permits to Sapura in late 2018, and entry into the UK North Sea.
His qualifications include a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and he is a member of the AAPG, PESA, Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain (PESGB) and he also holds a position on the APPEA Exploration Sub-committee.