Our Team

Our team is our competitive advantage. We are a dedicated and cohesive team consisting of proven international company builders, subsurface experts, M&A professionals, and creative problem solvers. Our skillsets have been developed within Majors, large IOC’s and junior producers, creating a diverse group with experience in a variety of operating environments and cultures.

Deep understanding of SE Asia energy markets

  • Established networks and relationships in operational and financial markets​.
  • Successfully managed above ground risks in onshore and offshore environments​.
  • Regional and asset level subsurface knowledge base.
  • Demonstrated corporate social responsibility leadership.

Proven ability to establish businesses in new markets

  • Successful deal execution throughout the region with NOCs, IOCs, and local participants.
  • Led new country entries for junior international, IOC, and major companies.
  • Collaborative approach quickly establishes trusted relationships with domestic stakeholders​.


  • Collectively managed as MD/GM over 500,000 boe/d across Indonesia, Vietnam, and Malaysia​.
  • Led large scale onshore and offshore upstream and midstream developments.
  • Successfully delivered annual work plans and drilling programs​.
  • Directed Addax Petroleum (AXC-TSX) from 8,000 boe/d to >100,000 boe/d, leading to a successful sale ($8 Bn)​.

Datuk Brian Anderson

Non-Executive Chairman
  • Former Chairman of Shell North East Asia and previously Nigeria, responsible for managing over 1 mmboe/d​.
  • Director of Addax Petroleum, leveraging experience and relationships to grow business from start-up to 130 mboe/d​.
  • Safely led multi-disciplinary and multi-national operational E&P teams in Malaysia, Australia, and Nigeria​.
  • Key relationships and access at senior level in target jurisdictions with other operators and regulators.

Michèle Stanners

Independent Director
  • Strategic advisor and results-oriented board member bringing corporate governance, audit and financial oversight for TSX listed, private and not for profit entities.
  • Held executive leadership roles, including business and policy development with extensive experience working with Indigenous peoples.
  • A graduate of Harvard University, an active member of the international Women’s Forum and past board member for Softrock Minerals (TSX-V) from 2015 – 2022 and Mount Royal University from 2017 – 2020.
  • Strong stakeholder relations experience with a proven track record of leveraging diversity to create opportunities.

David Dunlop

Independent Director
  • Currently Senior Manager, Controller, Transmission BU at Pembina Pipeline. Prior roles include VP Finance at Versen Inc and VP Controller and VP Planning and Process Improvement at Talisman Energy​.
  • Comprehensive understanding of financial controls and procedures required for a listed Canadian international company operating in the SE Asia region.​
  • Successfully led global finance teams through business acquisitions and integrations.

Robin Auld
P.Eng. MBA

CEO, Executive Director
  • Founder of Criterium Group, a global strategy consulting firm​.
  • Global energy experience as strategy & commercial advisor to several of Canada’s largest upstream and midstream companies including three years with Talisman Energy Asia Pacific​.
  • Former Chairman & CEO of North American Gem (TSX-V) & former CTO of TransAKT (TSX-V)​.
  • Wide-ranging project and team leadership/management and financing experience for large scale capital projects and energy start-ups.

Matt Klukas
P.Geo, MBA

  • Sourced, evaluated, and executed business development opportunities in SE Asia with Talisman Energy/Repsol.
  • Proven leader in managing multi-disciplinary teams and transitioning acquisitions to domestic operations teams.
  • Major project experience with gas developments, power generation, CCS, and hydrogen production.
  • Extensive SE Asia technical experience supplemented by strong leadership skills and relationship in target markets.

Dr. Henry Groen

  • VP and Deputy General Manager for Talisman Vietnam and Truong Son Joint Operation Company, and Assistant General Manager for Talisman Asia Limited​.
  • Various Managerial, and Financial roles in Indonesia with Talisman Energy focused on South Sumatra and East Java.​
  • Holds a doctorate in business administration, thesis based on Corporate Social Responsibility within the energy sector in SE Asia​.
  • Proven skill in finding cost-effective operating, commercial and financial solutions and leading multi-disciplinary and multi-national teams.

Hendra Jaya

Director, Indonesia
  • Experience includes, President Director for PT Pertamina Gas (PertaGas), President Director of PT Nusantara Regas, and General Manager for JOB Pertamina-Medco Tomori​.
  • Results oriented, decisive leader with proven success in project monetization and developing partnerships with NOCs, IOCs, and government.
  • Accomplished executive for Indonesia upstream and midstream projects with robust relationships in Pertamina, PertaGas, and regulating bodies.

Andrew Spitzer

VP, Corporate Development
  • Seasoned corporate planning professional with experience in North America and overseas.
  • Progressive experience in corporate planning, finance and asset development, A&D processes and monetization options.
  • Successfully managed teams through corporate transaction at Talisman Energy/Repsol and supported transition activities.
  • Experienced business professional with a focus on delivering shareholder value and internal performance management.

Jeffrey Calvert

Senior Geoscientist
  • ​Subsurface specialist, experienced in prospect and play development in International basins​.
  • Successfully executed multiple drilling campaigns, while leveraging new technologies to optimize field production​.
  • Held various technical roles at Talisman Energy/Repsol
  • Adept at revitalizing mature assets and recognizing exploitation upside by applying modern strategies.

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