European Gas Limited: Peter Cockcroft new CEO and managing director
. Cockcroft is currently the non-executive Chairman of Blue Energy Limited, a coal seam gas company based in Queensland, Australia. He is also the Chairman of a publicly listed coal company in Indonesia.
Mr. Cockcroft has worked for both majors and independents in executive roles and is renowned for his ability to bring international petroleum projects (especially gas) to commercial fruition.
Mr. Cockcroft is a Life Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, was a distinguished Lecturer for SPE on Risk, a Life Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a Life member of the South East Asian Petroleum Exploration Society, a Certified Petroleum Geologist of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, and a Fellow of the Association for Risk Management.
Mr. Cockcroft has been on the boards of companies in the U.S., India, Kuwait, China, as well as Australia and Indonesia.
He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Institute of Directors. ■