NU-Oil and Gas plc
NU-Oil and Gas plc

Board of Directors

NU-Oil and Gas plc consists of a team of competent, committed and experienced employees. Allow us to introduce them to you on this page.

Alan Minty
Executive Chairman

Alan has over 30 years’ experience in mining, petrochemicals and the oil and gas sectors. He commenced his career with Anglo-American in Zambia & worked in Saudi Arabia for Occidental before becoming a risk advisor for the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate in 1979. Since then he has worked on major contracts for clients such as Mobil, BP, Amerada Hess, Shell, Texaco and, in Newfoundland, on the Hibernia, Terra Nova and White Rose projects. Alan has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering, an MSc in Management Studies and is a Chartered Marine Engineer.

Dr. Nigel Burton
Chief Executive Officer

Nigel has over 25 years’ experience in operational and financial management, debt and equity financing, acquisition and integration of businesses, disposals, IPOs and trade sales. Following over 14 years as an Investment Banker at leading City institutions including UBS Warburg and Deutsche Bank, including as the Managing Director responsible for the energy and utilities industries, Nigel has spent 15 years as CFO of a number of private and public companies, including Navig8 Product Tankers Inc, PetroSaudi Oil Services Limited, Advanced Power AG, and Granby Oil and Gas plc. Nigel is a Chartered Electrical Engineer (FIET) and a Past President of the IET. He has a B.Sc. (First Class Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a Ph.D in Acoustic Imaging at University College London.

Damian Minty
Chief Financial Officer

Damian is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years' experience. His initial experience was as an auditor in a large accountancy firm before moving to London to work at JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank. Damian was the Commercial Manager of Enegi Oil after the IPO before taking over as Chief Financial Officer in 2009. He holds a BSc in Computer Science and Management Studies.
Tej Minhas

Tejvinder Minhas
Non-Executive Director

Tej is a Chartered Secretary and has over 19 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. He has extensive experience in commercial, financial, legal, and governance matters. Prior to joining, Tej worked as a Commercial Manager within the oil and gas sector. He holds a BSc in Economics, a Graduate Diploma in Law and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries. On 3 July 2017 Tej moved from his role as Executive Director to a Non-Executive role on the Board.



Frank Jackson

Frank Jackson

Non-Executive Director

Frank has over 20 years’ experience in the oil and gas sector where he has raised significant funds, taken companies to market and negotiated hydrocarbon asset transactions. Most recently, Frank was the Executive Commercial Director of Aurelian Oil and Gas which during his association with the company raised over C$100m. Frank has an MBA from the University of Cape Town and is a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators. Chairman of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee, and member of the Nomination Committee.



Professor Mike Bowman

Professor Mike Bowman
Non-Executive Director

Mike Bowman retired from BP in March 2011 taking a part-time Professorial Chair in Development & Production Geology at the University of Manchester. He has recently taken up the Chair of the Petroleum Engineering Programme at Texas A&M University, Qatar campus.  Mike remains a Visiting Professor at Manchester. In 2012 he was the President of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain, an eminent group with a membership of over 5,500.  At his retirement he was BP’s Functional and Global Head of Geoscience and also Major Capital Projects Appraisal.  He is an expert on integrated reservoir description and prediction and how this is used to better develop and manage subsurface oil and gas reservoirs. In addition to his roles at Qatar and Manchester, Mike also advises and consults for a number of independent oil and service companies, teaching groups and investors as well as teaching external courses and giving lectures on a range of Subsurface topics and the Oil Industry.



David Lau

David Lau
Company Secretary

David was appointed Company Secretary in July 2017



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Castlefield House
Liverpool Road


M3 4SB


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