Paul Groves has over 30 years’ experience in the Energy & Resources markets. As Managing Director of Petrofac, Paul ran a global business focused on the Oil & Gas services market. Prior to Petrofac, Paul held a number of roles within Shell, his last being Commercial Director for Shell’s Gas-to-Liquids $20bn venture in Qatar.
Previously, Paul spent time running a number of businesses within British Gas/BG Group and established several new businesses for Alcan Aluminium. Paul is a physicist/materials professional, with several degrees from the University of Oxford where he also held an academic post.
Sir Tom Beckett
Tom’s most recent HM Government appointment was as the Defence Senior Advisor to the Middle East and North Africa. He was also the Prime Minister’s Security Envoy to Iraq including the Kurdistan Region. Other notable staff appointments include Deputy Director of the UK’s Higher Command and Staff Course, a senior intelligence appointment in the Headquarters Multi-National Forces – Iraq, Director Commitments of UK Land Forces and Chief of Staff of the ISAF Joint Command.
Tom was awarded a US Legion of Merit in 2007 and received the British honours of CBE in 2010 and KCB in 2018.
David C Thomlinson
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