A proven team of experts that has successfully navigated the political and environmental landscapes in a diverse collection of regions.

Board of Directors

Philip Jeffcock - Non-executive Chairman
Philip Jeffcock
Non-executive Chairman
Matthew Idiens - CEO
Matthew Idiens
CEO
Chris Eadie - CFO, Director
Chris Eadie
CFO, Director
Kelly Scott - Non-Executive Director
Kelly Scott
Non-Executive Director

Philip Jeffcock

Non-executive Chairman
  • Founder and Managing Partner of Cew Capital LLP
  • Previously worked at Barclays Plc as co-head of commercial real estate debt origination at Barclays Capital and global head of commercial real estate for Barclays Wealth
  • Held senior positions at Goldman Sachs and the Royal Bank of Scotland Plc
  • Over 20 years of experience in real estate and capital markets
  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and holds a BSc (Hons) from the Cass Business School, London

Matthew Idiens

CEO
  • Co- founder of VANE minerals Ltd, which listed on AIM in 2004 and renamed Rose Petroleum plc in 2013 – appointed group CEO in June 2013
  • Non-exec. Director and Co-founder of Hummingbird Resources plc
  • Founder and director of Seamwell International Ltd
  • 20 plus years’ experience in natural resource companies
  • Previously an associate director at Laing and Cruickshank Investment Management, part of the Credit Lyonnais Group

Chris Eadie

CFO, Director
  • Chartered Accountant with over 17 years’ post qualification experience
  • Held a number of senior finance positions with Cable and Wireless plc
  • Extensive experience of fundraising and cash management with AIM listed natural resources company
  • Significant AIM Finance Director experience

Kelly Scott

Non-Executive Director
  • Offshore/onshore construction, drilling and completion experience in North and South America, Southeast Asia, Europe and the Middle East
  • Regulatory and Environmental Compliance Management experience for single and multi-pad drilling and production locations

Management Team

Todd Fockler - Consulting Field Geophysicist
Todd Fockler
Consulting Field Geophysicist
David List - Consulting Geophysicist
David List
Consulting Geophysicist
Gregor Maxwell - Technical Consultant
Gregor Maxwell
Technical Consultant
Ty Watson - President Rose Petroleum (US) LLC
Ty Watson
President Rose Petroleum (US) LLC
Ignacio Elices Teja - Mining Engineer and Financial and Resource Analyst
Ignacio Elices Teja
Mining Engineer and Financial and Resource Analyst
Luis Perez Agostini - Director Minerales VANE SA de CV, Mexico
Luis Perez Agostini
Director Minerales VANE SA de CV, Mexico

Todd Fockler

Consulting Field Geophysicist
  • Geophysicist with over 35 years of experience with BS in Geophysics from Colorado School of Mines
  • Started career in Middle East and Africa and later worked basins all across the US in over 40 locations
  • In 2004, was awarded patent on new seismic recorder and formed AscendGeo company
  • Has Consulted seismic programs since 2009 and managed permitting, surveying, and acquisition in basins across the US
  • Led the field seismic work for all the Fidelity Paradox shoots

David List

Consulting Geophysicist
  • Geophysicist with over 32 years of experience with MS in Geophysical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines
  • Most recently was Senior Geophysicist for Fidelity leading the exploration & development in the Paradox Basin for 9 years
  • Designed, shot and interpreted Fidelity’s 3D programmes in the Paradox Basin, which took Fidelity’s production from 100 BOPD to over 3000 BOPD in 9 well programme over 19 months (2012-2014)
  • Planned and steered all Fidelity’s Horizontal Wells in the Paradox Basin
  • Extensive experience with fractured reservoirs (South America, Mexico, US, Middle East)
  • Adept in interpreting and integrating geophysical, petrophysical, and engineering data into geo models for development plans

Gregor Maxwell

Technical Consultant
  • A geologist with 25 years’ experience spanning production to new ventures roles.
  • Has held both senior technical and managerial roles working both in the UK and internationally. Previous experience with Apache, Rocksource ASA and Chevron.
  • Track record for delivering successful projects;
    • deep water field appraisal and development
    • mature field infill drilling
    • successful exploration portfolio build and drill out
    • onshore field development
    • A&D activities
  • Holds a PhD in Reservoir Geology from Aberdeen University. Fellow of the Geological Society London, Member of the AAPG and PESGB.

 

Ty Watson

President Rose Petroleum (US) LLC
  • Operations engineer with 32 years in the upstream oil and gas industry
  • Former COO/SVP at Great Western Oil & Gas operating in the DJ Basin
  • Built and directed both technical & field operations for various companies
  • Has extensive experience in similar roles at Schlumberger, Shell, WPX, and Enerplus Resources in various major basins across the US
  • Has analysed and negotiated oil and gas plays across the US

Ignacio Elices Teja

Mining Engineer and Financial and Resource Analyst
  • Holds a MEng in Mining and Energy Engineering from the University of Oviedo (Spain)
  • Experienced in engineering, procurement and construction for turn-key international Energy projects
  • 4 years consulting at Wardell Armstrong International on Natural Resource assessment
  • Work experience in Europe, Americas and Asia

Luis Perez Agostini

Director Minerales VANE SA de CV, Mexico
  • Since 2002, head of operations in Mexico
  • Responsible for the construction and operation of the SDA mill
  • Responsible for all mining operations
  • Previously worked for Jacobs Assay Office, Lowell Mineral Exploration, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Co