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Grant Petersen
Managing Director
Grant Petersen is one of the founders of Pacific Hunt Energy. Mr. Petersen has over 35 years of entrepreneurial experiences globally. He has extensive experience in investing and dealing in emerging markets and has spearheaded numerous corporate ventures and businesses which include the Kotaneelee Gas Project. Mr. Petersen is an early pioneer into Myanmar and has strong domain knowledge and understanding of this last frontier market. Mr. Petersen has developed strong relationships with both Myanmar governments and businesses.

Tamara Makaryan
Director and Myanmar Country Manager
Tamara Makaryan has 10 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas sector with significant industry players, like PetroAlliance, Schlumberger Group, and Russian Nobel Oil Group. During the last years, Ms. Makaryan has been leading several multi-million petroleum and mining projects in South East Asia and Africa. Ms. Makaryan holds a Degree with Honors in Management and Law. Her background provides the Board with broad expertise in Myanmar and international legal and operational issues.


Krista Davies
Exploration Manager & Chief Geologist
Krista has over 21 years experience in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas assets globally. Areas of speciality include sequence and seismic stratigraphy, depositional modelling, reservoir analysis and deep water clastic seismic geomorphology leading to play, prospect and lead generation. Krista has extensive full cycle industry experience from gazettal evaluation through to asset management, seismic planning and interpretation, lead and prospect maturation, volumetrics and risking, drill planning and support and post well evaluations.
Krista has previously worked on assets globally, specializing in South East Asia and Africa, for companies such as Nido Petroleum, Ophir Energy, Woodside Energy and Shell Development Australia. Krista holds a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours in Geology, and a Masters Degree in Environmental Management.


Nick Fitzgerald
Chief Geophysicist
Nick Fitzgerald is a Chief Geophysicist with over 30 years of Australasian and International experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Fitzgerald has experience in most Australian basins, Indonesia, Myanmar, GOM, PNG, New Zealand Taranaki & Southland basins, North, West, & East Africa, notably Sirte & Murzuq basins. He was responsible for all Woodside Geophysical activity carried out in Australia and internationally with more than A$400MM funds under management. Mr. Fitzgerald also led a team of 35 staff made up of specialist geophysicists who are responsible for acquisition, processing and imaging, reservoir geophysics / quantitative interpretation and interpretation support during his tenure with Woodside Energy.

Jason Maynard
Drilling Operations Manager 
Jason Maynard is an experienced global oil and gas professional with an outstanding track record of success over more than three decades. He is able to convert his project management skills and high-level technical expertise into project success by seamlessly combining his leadership skills, relationship building and communication competence, and strong work ethic into project viability and corporate success. Jason keeps his well control certification current, has a long list of technical training over 32 years and also has many Australian Institute of Management and TAFE attainments. He has worked in China, USA, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Zealand, UAE, Kyrgyzstan, Uganda, PNG, Australia and currently Myanmar. 
Nina Koskinen
Coordinator of Sustainable Development
Nina Koskinen joined Pacific Hunt Energy in 2014 as Coordinator of Sustainable Development after having worked with Pacific LNG Operations Pte. Ltd. in portfolio management. Ms. Koskinen brings in knowledge of operating in developing countries and stakeholder relations. She holds a Master’s Degree in social sciences with a specialization in sustainable development.
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Blair Petersen
Construction and Maintenance Manager/UAV 
Blair Petersen is the Drilling and Logistics Manager for Pacific Hunt Energy and Pacific Hunt Energy’s drilling subsidiary Hunt Energy and Minerals Co Pty Ltd. Mr. Petersen has over 8 years of experience in the construction and logistics industry, as well as over 7 years in the Oil & Gas exploration & drilling industry in remote areas such as The North West Territories, Myanmar and the Cooper Basin, South Australia.

Kyaw Kyaw Naing
Government Relations Manager
Kyaw Kyaw Naing is the Government Relations Manager for Pacific Hunt Energy. He has over 5 years of significant experience in oil and gas industry and Thilawa Port Project. Prior to joining Pacific Hunt Energy, he served as an operation safety, worksite controller, training officer and permitting coordinator. He has also worked as a Heavy Equipment service engineer. He holds a Master degree in Mechanical Engineering and completed multiple HSE training and programs, including Oil and Gas Production Operations course (INSTEP, Malaysia).




Fiona Tan
Financial Controller
Ms Fiona Tan is the financial controller of Pacific Hunt Energy since 2013. In addition to providing support and accurate reporting to assist management in key business decisions, Ms. Tan also rigorously ensures that all statutory and corporate obligations of the company in multiple jurisdictions across the world are met. Prior to joining Pacific Hunt, Ms Tan has more than 10 years of experience working for various international companies in accounting and cash flow roles. Ms Tan holds a Master Degree in Science and a diploma in account and management.


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