Vice President Development Projects and Technical Services
BEng (Hons) Mechanical
Mark Macfarlane is responsible for the development portfolio of the Company, including operated and non-operated projects, subsurface engineering, drilling and technical services. Mark joined Santos in 1997 after a nine-year career with Esso in Australia and Malaysia. He has worked in a variety of leadership roles at Santos, including reservoir management, production and corporate planning, gas and oil exploitation and optimisation and was most recently Manager Production. Mark was appointed Vice President in April 2006.
Vice President Corporate and People
Martyn Eames is responsible for the leadership of the corporate groups including shared business services, human resources, corporate affairs, environment, health, safety and sustainability, government and Indigenous affairs and media relations. Martyn joined Santos in December 2004 and was formerly Vice President Strategy and Business Planning with BP Angola. His career spans more than 25 years with BP, working various upstream roles in Angola, Canada, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Norway, the UK and the United States.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
General Counsel and Company Secretary
LLB (Hons), BSc (Hons)
John Ellice-Flint is responsible for the overall performance and strategic direction of the Company. John leads major strategic initiatives, develops top level external relationships, leads and manages the Santos Leadership Team and takes responsibility for the management succession process. John joined Santos as Managing Director in December 2000. He has 35 years’ experience in the international oil and gas industry including 28 years with Unocal, including as Senior Vice President: Global Exploration and Technology and Vice President: Corporate Planning and Economics.
James Baulderstone is responsible for the Office of General Counsel, comprising the Company’s operational and corporate legal function, Secretariat and Share Registry. James joined Santos in January 2007 and was previously Corporate Counsel at Bluescope Steel and Chief Legal Officer at Mayne Group Limited. James has extensive legal and commercial experience in leading teams negotiating complex corporate transactions across many diverse jurisdictions including the US, Germany, UK, Malaysia, China and India.
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