Chair of the Board
Ms. Robertson is one of the most respected leaders in the offshore drilling business, and she also was one of the highest ranking female chief executives in the energy sector. Her career at Noble and its predecessor companies spanned more than 40 years and many roles, including Executive Chairman, President, and CEO. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for EOG Resources and Superior Energy Services. She is a resident of Houston, Texas.
Chair of Audit Committee
Mr. McCollum has extensive global OFSE experience and is an NYSE financial expert who has chaired three different public-company Audit Committees. He is a 17-year veteran of the oil and gas industry, having most recently served as President and CEO of Weatherford International. He also held several roles of prominence at Halliburton, including EVP and CFO. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for Westlake Chemical Corporation. He is a resident of Houston, Texas.
Mr. Cahuzac is a highly regarded senior executive in the offshore energy service industry. Until recently the CEO of Subsea 7, he brings over 41 years in the industry having previously worked for Transocean and Schlumberger in operational and management roles. He currently sits on the Audit Committee at Subsea 7 and is a member of the Board at Bourbon Maritime. He is a resident of Paris, France.
Mr Kjærvik is an accomplished financial executive who brings over 35 years of experience in financial roles across the banking, energy and maritime sectors. He was most recently Head of Treasury & Risk for A.P. Møller-Mærsk and prior to that held similar role at Aker Kværner/Solutions. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for Høegh Autoliners. Previous directorships includes Mærsk Supply Service, Mærsk Insurance, Danish Ship Finance and Britannia PI. He is a resident of Oslo, Norway.
Mr. Schultz is an experienced turnaround investor and executive, as well as a seasoned director with extensive experience in stressed and distressed situations. As a lawyer and investor, his career has spanned many industries. He is very familiar with both the offshore drilling sector and the E&P sector, serving as Board Chair for Pacific Drilling and a Director for Vanguard Natural Resources. Currently a professional non-executive director advisor, he sits on a total of seven Boards. He is a resident of New Canaan, Connecticut.
Mr. Smith is a highly analytical and energetic financial leader who brings depth and expertise in capital allocation, capital structure, capital markets, and restructurings with a global track record across various industries, including mining & metals, oil & gas, and steel. Currently, he is Founder and Principal of Collingwood Capital Partners which manages public and private investments focused on resources, energy transformation, and technology sectors. He had a nine-year career with Glencore, culminating as CFO for Katanga Mining. He currently sits on the Board for Trident Royalties. He is a resident of Zug, Switzerland.
Ana Zambelli has over 20 years of experience in the energy services sector in operational, commercial and finance roles. Ms. Zambelli served as President of the Brazilian division of Schlumberger, Managing Director at Transocean, and Chief Commercial Officer at Maersk Drilling. In her last role, she served as a Managing Director in Brookfield's Private Equity Group, responsible for business operations in Brazil, where she also provided operational and financial oversight for Brookfield portfolio companies. Ms. Zambelli previously served as an independent member of the Board of Directors of Petrobras and Braskem and was the founder and leader of the Diversity Committee at the Brazilian Petroleum Institute (IBP) from 2018 to present. She holds a and a Master of Science degree from Heriot-Watt University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. She also holds postgraduate certificates in strategy, innovation and management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and completed the Digital Business Leadership Program at Columbia University. She is a resident of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Mr. Quarls, age 70, currently serves as chairman of the board for CHC Helicopter, Key Energy Services, and Mesquite Energy and is Lead Director for FlexSteel Pipe. Mr. Quarls previously served as chairman of the board for EP Energy, Sunrise Oil & Gas, Penn Virginia Corporation, SH 130 Concessions Company, Trident Resources Corp, Woodbine Acquisition Corp, and US Oil Sands Corp. Mr. Quarls also served as a director and chairman of the strategic alternatives committee for Gastar Exploration Inc and Rosehill Resources. He has also been a director for FlexSteel Pipe, Fairway Resources, PetroQuest Energy, GreenRock Energy and Opal Resources. Mr. Quarls served as a Managing Director at Global Infrastructure Partners, leading their efforts in North American energy midstream investments. Additionally, Mr. Quarls served as Managing Director and practice leader for Global Energy as well as a member of the board of directors at Booz & Company, a leading international management consulting firm. With over 40 years of energy experience, Mr. Quarls brings considerable strategic, financial, transactional, and energy investing experience. Mr. Quarls has experience with both public and private companies, and extensive experience working with investor-controlled entities.
Mr. Quarls holds BS and ScM degrees in Chemical Engineering from Tulane University and MIT, respectively. He also holds an MBA from Stanford University.
Mr. Swinney, age 57, served as the founding Chief Financial Officer of EnQuest PLC from 2010 until 2022, where he led a number of asset acquisitions and major capital markets transactions. Mr. Swinney also served as the head of Mergers and Acquisitions of Petrofac Limited before joining EnQuest PLC and previous to that worked as Managing Director of Lehman Brothers (London) and as Director, Equity Capital Markets of Credit Suisse First Boston (London). Mr. Swinney has developed a wide breadth of experience in the oil and gas sector, and synergizes his industry experience with a deep knowledge of corporate financial processes.
Mr. Swinney is a chartered accountant and a qualified solicitor, and holds an LPC with distinction from the College of Law, and a BSc with honors from Southampton University.