The Board

An experienced management team focused on delivering our stated objectives of converting resources to reserves in Cameroon and pursuing high-impact exploration opportunities in Africa.
  • Billy Allan
    Billy Allan
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    Non-Executive Chairman
    Billy Allan

    Billy Allan has over 20 years’ experience in senior positions within the industrial and oil services sectors. Until recently Billy was Chairman of ASCO Ltd, an international oil support service group, having previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this he was Divisional Managing Director at Alfred McAlpine plc. Billy is also Chairman of Edwin James Holdings and holds one other Non-Executive Chairman position at CMS Window Systems. He was appointed to the Bowleven Board in October 2015 and became Non-Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Nomination Committee in December 2015.

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    Billy Allan has over 20 years’ experience in senior positions within the industrial and oil services sectors. Until recently Billy was Chairman of ASCO Ltd, an international oil support service group, having previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this he was Divisional Managing Director at Alfred McAlpine plc. Billy is also Chairman of Edwin James Holdings and holds one other Non-Executive Chairman position at CMS Window Systems. He was appointed to the Bowleven Board in October 2015 and became Non-Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Nomination Committee in December 2015.

  • David Clarkson
    Chief Operating Officer
    David Clarkson

    David Clarkson has over 30 years’ experience working in BP plc, including as Senior Vice President for BP’s global projects and engineering portfolio; in leading major project and development operations in frontier locations, in South America, Indonesia and the Middle East; and as a member of BP’s Upstream Group Leadership team. David holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde, is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. He was appointed to the Bowleven Board in 2013.

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    David Clarkson has over 30 years’ experience working in BP plc, including as Senior Vice President for BP’s global projects and engineering portfolio; in leading major project and development operations in frontier locations, in South America, Indonesia and the Middle East; and as a member of BP’s Upstream Group Leadership team. David holds a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde, is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. He was appointed to the Bowleven Board in 2013.

  • Billy Allan
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    Non-Executive Chairman
    Billy Allan

    Billy Allan has over 20 years’ experience in senior positions within the industrial and oil services sectors. Until recently Billy was Chairman of ASCO Ltd, an international oil support service group, having previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this he was Divisional Managing Director at Alfred McAlpine plc. Billy is also Chairman of Edwin James Holdings and holds one other Non-Executive Chairman position at CMS Window Systems. He was appointed to the Bowleven Board in October 2015 and became Non-Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Nomination Committee in December 2015.

    VIEW BIOGRAPHY

    Billy Allan has over 20 years’ experience in senior positions within the industrial and oil services sectors. Until recently Billy was Chairman of ASCO Ltd, an international oil support service group, having previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this he was Divisional Managing Director at Alfred McAlpine plc. Billy is also Chairman of Edwin James Holdings and holds one other Non-Executive Chairman position at CMS Window Systems. He was appointed to the Bowleven Board in October 2015 and became Non-Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Nomination Committee in December 2015.

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    NOMINATION COMMITTEE

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    REMUNERATION COMMITTEE

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    AUDIT COMMITTEE