Directors and senior management

Peter Levine M.A. (Oxon)

Chairman & Chief Executive

Peter founded the former FTSE 250 Imperial Energy Corporation PLC and was its Executive Chairman and largest individual shareholder until its $2.4 billion sale in January 2009. Peter is the sole beneficial owner of PLLG Investments, his family investment fund, which is a 29.9% owner of President. Peter is an Honorary Fellow of his alma mater Trinity College, Oxford University, and was previously the Chairman of Severfield-Rowen Plc and Keltbray Plc.

Rob Shepherd

Group Finance Director

Rob has acted as Independent Non-Executive Director for President since 2015 and is a former Vice President for Emerging Markets Oil & Gas at ABN-Amro, a former Non-Executive Director of Imperial Energy Plc and a former CFO of Dominion Petroleum and former CEO of Azonto Petroleum. Rob is a qualified Petroleum Engineer, having trained with Shell.

Jorge Dario Bongiovanni

Independent Non-Executive Director

Jorge, an Argentine citizen, has over 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. After University in both Argentina and the United States of America, Jorge commenced work as a Production Engineer in Argentina, rising up the ranks to lead the initial upstream exploration and production operations for Repsol in South America, before going on to work for Petrobras in senior positions.

Jorge joined IFC in 2007, part of the World Bank Group, and was Principal Petroleum Engineer from 2010-14 based out of IFC’s headquarters in Washington DC.  After retirement from full-time employment in 2014, Jorge continued to provide consultancy services to IFC for a further two years until recently.

Alexander Moody-Stuart

Independent Non-Executive Director

Alex recently left Schlumberger after 29 years. A graduate of Imperial College, London, Alex started at Schlumberger as a field engineer spending subsequent years in senior managerial roles in South America and latterly as VP Business Development and New Ventures managing Business Development for Production Management worldwide.