Rockhopper Exploration plc, the North Falkland Basin oil and gas exploration company, has informed that Stewart MacDonald, aged 33, will join the Company’s Board as Chief Financial Officer with effect from 10 March 2014.
Prior to joining the Company, MacDonald, was a Director in Rothschild’s global oil and gas group and spent 12 years advising clients in the sector on a range of transactions as well as debt and equity financings.
Sam Moody, Chief Executive Officer of Rockhopper, said: “I am delighted to announce Stewart’s appointment to the role of CFO. He brings a wealth of oil industry experience, and his broad upstream financing knowledge, including project finance and reserve based lending expertise, will be invaluable as we move towards project sanction on the Sea Lion development and look to evaluate further strategic opportunities.”
Stewart MacDonald holds one directorship currently, in 16 Charlwood Place (Freehold) Limited. He also has 1,996 ordinary shares in the Company.