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Ophir Energy PLC (OPHR.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Schrader

60 2016 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Nicholas Cooper

2011 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Anthony Rouse

2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Philip Laing

2015 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Carol Bell

60 2017 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Alan Booth

56 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

David Davies

63 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Vivien Gibney

67 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Carl Trowell

49 2016 Independent Non-Executive Director

Geoff Callow

2017 Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

William Schrader

Mr. William (Bill) G. Schrader is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has over 30 years’ experience working at BP plc, including as Chief Executive of several country operations, as President of the Azerbaijan International Operating Company and as Chief Operating Officer of TNK-BP. He is the non-executive Chairman of Bahamas Petroleum Company plc and Non-Executive Director of the Hess Corporation. Bill holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA from the University of Houston. Throughout his career he has been commended for his strong leadership qualities, strategic vision and capability in managing complex operating and government relationships.

Nicholas Cooper

Dr. Nicholas Cooper, BSc (Hons), MBA, Ph.D., is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Ophir Energy PLC. Dr Nick Cooper was Chief Financial Officer and co-founder of Salamander Energy plc. Nick began his career as a geophysicist with BG and Amoco before joining Booz-Allen & Hamilton. From 1999 to 2005 he was a member of the oil and gas team at Goldman Sachs. In September 2014 Nick was appointed as Non-Executive Director of Siccar Point Energy Limited. Nick has a BSc and PhD in Geophysical Sciences and an MBA from INSEAD.

Anthony Rouse

Mr. Anthony John Rouse is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Tony Rouse has over 30 years’ experience in the upstream oil and gas industry including 13 years of assignments in Europe, Africa, Asia and South America. Tony started his career with BP, before moving to LASMO plc, Premier Oil and most recently Salamander Energy where he was Group Financial Controller for nine years. Tony is a Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

Philip Laing

Mr. Philip Laing is General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. Mr. 2016Philip Laing joined Ophir in March 2015. Philip previously enjoyed an 18-year career with BG Group in a variety of legal and management roles. The majority of his oil and gas experience has been gained living and working in Africa and Asia. Philip is an English qualified lawyer with an MA from Cambridge University.

Carol Bell

Dr. Carol Bell is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Ophir Energy PLC. Dr Carol Bell was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in March 2015 and as Senior Independent Director on 31 March 2017. Carol has over 30 years of experience in the energy industry having enjoyed a successful career in the City of London culminating in the role of Managing Director of Chase Manhattan Bank’s Global Oil & Gas Group. Carol currently sits on the Boards at Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, Bonheur ASA, Tharisa plc, and the Development Bank of Wales, the venture capital arm of the Welsh Government. She is also a Non-Executive Director of the BlackRock Commodities Income Investment Trust plc. Carol holds an MA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge and a PhD in Archaeology from University College London.

Alan Booth

Mr. Alan Booth is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Ophir Energy PLC. Alan Booth has 30 years’ experience in oil and gas exploration at Amerada Hess, Oryx Energy and Encana. Most recently Alan was Founder and CEO of EnCore Oil plc and is now the Founder and Director of EnCounter Oil Ltd. Alan holds a BSc in Geology from the University of Nottingham and MSc. DIC. in Petroleum Geology from the Royal School Mines, Imperial College. He is a former president of the UK Offshore Operators Association (UKOOA) and currently a director of the Oil and Gas Independents Association (OGIA).

David Davies

Mr. David Charles Davies is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. David Davies has over 35 years of experience as a financial professional having enjoyed a successful career as the Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board at OMV Aktiengesellschaft as well as serving as Group Finance Director for both Morgan Crucible Company plc and London International Group plc. David currently sits on the Boards at Wienerberger AG and Uniper SE. He is a member of the Senior Advisory Board at First Alpha Energy Capital LLP and will join the Board of Petrofac Plc as Non-Executive Director at their AGM in May 2018. David is a Chartered Accountant with a BA(Hons) in Economics from the University of Liverpool and an MBA from the Cass Business School.

Vivien Gibney

Ms. Vivien Murray Gibney is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Ophir Energy PLC. Vivien Gibney has 25 years’ experience as Counsel in the upstream oil and gas industry, including roles with Mobil Oil and Enterprise Oil plc. Whilst at Enterprise Oil, Vivien set up the legal department and held the positions of General Counsel, Company Secretary and Head of HR. Vivien has held a number of non-executive board positions in the voluntary sector and in listed companies. More recently, she was a member of the Board of Directors of Encore Oil plc where she chaired the Remuneration Committee. Vivien is a barrister with an LL.B. and received an Honorary Fellowship in Petroleum law from the University of Dundee.

Carl Trowell

Mr. Carl G. Trowell is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Dr Carl Trowell has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ensco plc since June 2014. Prior to joining Ensco, Carl was President of Schlumberger Integrated Project Management (IPM) and Schlumberger Production Management (SPM) businesses that provide oil and gas project solutions from rig and field management, to well construction, and production. He was promoted to this role after serving as President – Schlumberger WesternGeco Ltd where he managed more than 6,500 employees with operations in 55 countries. Carl began his professional career as a petroleum engineer with Shell before joining Schlumberger. Carl holds a BSc in Geology from Imperial College London, a PhD in Earth Sciences from the University of Cambridge and a MBA from the Open University.

Geoff Callow

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

William Schrader

140,000

Nicholas Cooper

625,000

Anthony Rouse

371,000

Philip Laing

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Carol Bell

78,000

Alan Booth

75,000

David Davies

75,000

Vivien Gibney

75,000

Carl Trowell

70,000

Geoff Callow

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As Of  31 Dec 2017