Leadership team

Our capability covers the full industry cycle and numerous large-scale developments.

We have extensive experience of emerging oil and gas plays, particularly in developing countries. Collectively, the team brings together key attributes that create success and add value:

  • Expertise in identifying high quality/high potential oil and gas plays
  • Ability to capture and commercialise discovered resource opportunities
  • Experience managing above-ground risk and operations in challenging environments
  • In-depth knowledge of regional geology and subsurface risks
  • Breadth and depth of management skills
  • Rapid and disciplined decision making process
  • Excellent relationships with host governments and local partners

Tim Summers

Non – Executive Chairman

Tim Summers is an engineer with thirty years’ experience in oil and gas, oilfield services, manufacturing and engineering sectors. He is currently Non-Executive Chairman of NewAge and the listed oil and gas service company GMS Limited. He has held a variety of executive and Board roles with BP, TNK-BP, Renova AG, and Sulzer AG. He was Chairman of KCA-Deutag and also Chairman of Swiss-listed engineering firm Oerlikon AG. Mr Summers is a Chartered Engineer with a BSc (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Manchester.

Pascal Nicodeme

Interim CEO & Chief Financial Officer

Pascal Nicodeme was appointed interim CEO in July 2019. He joined NewAge in 2015 and has over 17 years' experience in the oil and gas industry and banking. He began his career as a field geophysicist for Total. Pascal joined Perenco in 2002, where he ran the group cost and management control and subsequently became group finance manager, then deputy general manager of the UK branch. Pascal then joined the banking industry and held management positions in the Reserve Based Lending and Project Finance and Advisory teams of several banking institutions, including Natixis, Credit Agricole CIB and Standard Chartered Bank. Pascal holds an engineering degree from the Ecole Polytechnique, a MSc from the French Institute of Petroleum and a MBA from INSEAD.

Other team members

Dave Loran -LNG

Anupam Jain – Commercial

David Peel – Geoscience

Dave Hartell – Operations & Production

Robi Signorelli – Corporate Affairs