David Banks
Chief Technical and Marketing Officer - Santos Ltd

David has 30 years' international and domestic experience in the oil and gas industry and specific experience in many facets of decommissioning and restoration in Australia, USA, Trinidad and Tobago, Bolivia, UK, Algeria and Pakistan. Decommissioning and restoration in these jurisdictions has variously included wells, pipelines, infrastructure, platforms and processing facilities as well as remediation following the impacts of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the US Gulf of Mexico. David started his career with Schlumberger in southeast Asia before joining BHP in Australia in 1994 in positions including General Manager Shale Oil. Other roles included Vice President HSE, Vice President Shale Drilling and Completion and Bass Strait Asset Manager. Beyond business and function leadership, David led BHP’s Petroleum Transformation and was Integration Manager for US shale assets.

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Harvey Johnstone
International Association of Oil and Gas Producers - Independent member

Harvey’s career spans over 30 years across both the government and the oil and gas sectors, including eight years in London for BP, overseeing a decommissioning program. In his role at BP, Harvey was involved in the development of a decommissioning training program, an onshore decommissioning guideline, and a legacy wells plug and abandonment practice. He was also responsible for bringing efficiencies in cost and reduced risk to onshore decommissioning, including working closely on synergies and opportunities with the BP offshore decommissioning program.

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Brian Matthews
Marine, Subsea and Automation Manager - IAS Group

Brian is an oil and gas industry, subsea veteran with more than 25 years of global experience within operator, tier-one construction and service sector organisations, and significant complimentary experience in the subsea defence and civil engineering sectors. With extensive greenfield, brownfield, emergency intervention and decommissioning project management history, Brian specialises in the development of uniquely engineered solutions and unconventional practices for integrity or production-critical applications, and effectively managing the associated development and execution risks.

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Richard Perry
Decommissioning Manager - ExxonMobil Australia

Richard started his career in Melbourne with ExxonMobil Australia before venturing overseas where he spent the next 18 years leading offshore oil and gas infrastructure projects in six different countries. From shallow water conventional installations in Malaysia, to deep water subsea developments in Nigeria, and more recently concrete gravity structure construction and installation in the arctic waters off Newfoundland in Canada, Richard has extensive experience across all aspects of planning, engineering, contracting and execution of major projects.

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Ineke Reyboz
Contracts and Commercial Consultant - Independent member

Ineke has more than 25 years of global energy experience in the development, operation and late life management of oil and gas facilities and a particular interest in the role of supply chain to develop technology and drive efficiencies in the delivery of decommissioning projects in Australia. Ineke started out working on the remeasurement of the jackets and topsides fabrication for Shell Sole Pit and BP Miller field in the UK.

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Jay Southwell
APAC Subsea Services Leader - Baker Hughes

Jay has 23 years of subsea experience having started his career at Vetco Gray in Aberdeen as a Graduate Engineer. Since then, he has progressed through various roles including manufacturing, engineering, project management, proposals, and operations across the UK, West Africa, Malaysia and Australia. Since 2015, Jay has been working within the services business, driving focus on life of field management, asset integrity monitoring, production assurance and Integrated Services Management where his team successfully supported customers in well intervention, plug and abandonment and the safe decommissioning of subsea assets.

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