Mr. Heppenstall is a corporate director with over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas and resource sectors. He currently servers on the board of directors of four other public mining and oil and gas companies. From 2001-2015, Mr. Heppenstall served as the President, Chief Executive Officer of Lundin Petroleum AB (now Lundin Energy), an oil and gas exploration and production company with core assets in Norway. Early in his career, Mr. Heppenstall worked in the banking sector where he was involved in project financing of oil and resource sector businesses. In 1998 he was appointed Finance Director of Lundin Oil AB. Following the acquisition of Lundin Oil by Talisman Energy in 2001, Lundin Petroleum was formed, and Mr. Heppenstall was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 2002 until his retirement in 2015. Mr. Heppenstall holds a degree in Mathematics from Durham University.