Santos Leadership Team
Vice President Geoscience and New Ventures
Executive Vice President Operations
BSc, BEng Chemical
Trevor Brown leads a team of highly qualified geoscientists to implement a challenging exploration strategy, with responsibility for all exploration, appraisal and new venture activities in the Company. Trevor was most recently Santos’ Manager Growth Projects, having joined the Company in 2001 from US independent oil company Unocal where he was part of a very active exploration group. He has over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, including 11 years in Indonesia managing onshore and offshore exploration programs.
Jon Young is responsible for all of Santos’ production operations, including delineation and development of onshore Australian operations, facilities engineering, maintenance and environment, health and safety. Jon joined Santos in February 2000 as General Manager of the former South Australia Business Unit, then from February 2002 was General Manager of the Central Australia Business Unit. Prior to joining Santos, Jon had a varied and international 17-year career with Mobil Corporation. His most recent role with Mobil was Chief Executive Officer, Indo Mobil Ltd, based in New Delhi, India.
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PETER WASOW Chief Financial Officer
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John Anderson is responsible for the emerging core areas of Timor/Bonaparte and Papua New Guinea, business development and identified projects of specific importance such as carbon business, tight gas and price review. John joined Santos in 1996 as Corporate Counsel for the former Queensland Northern Territory Business Unit after 10 years as a solicitor with Freehills. He has held a range of roles at Santos including Manager Legal and Business Services, Manager Commercial for the former Central Business Unit and most recently Group Executive Business Development. John was appointed Vice President in April 2006.
Rick Wilkinson is responsible for gas and liquids marketing, commercialising discovered resources and developing new gas business. Rick was formerly General Manager Southern Australia Business Unit. Before joining Santos in 1997, he was Group Manager Energy Retail for the Victorian Gas and Fuel Corporation, responsible for energy trading, customer relations, marketing and sales. He has also held various engineering, strategy and management positions with Schlumberger, McKinsey & Co and Pilkington Glass.
Peter Wasow is responsible for corporate development, corporate strategy and planning, investor relations, accounting, corporate finance, taxation and audit. Peter joined Santos in May 2002 following a 23-year career with BHP Billiton. His roles included Vice President Finance and Administration for BHP Petroleum in Houston, Texas. His most recent role was Vice President Finance, in the BHP corporate office, Melbourne.