Board of Directors

J. Michael YeagerChief Executive Officer & Executive Chairman

Mr. Yeager has had a long career in the oil and gas business, including twenty-six years with ExxonMobil, where he held various global executive roles, and more than seven years as Chief Executive of BHP Billiton Petroleum. He holds a bachelor of sciences degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and a master of sciences degree from the University of Southern California.

Roger Brian ClarkeVice Chairman – Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Clarke has over thirty years commercial experience in the investment banking industry, with responsibilities in fund management, banking and corporate finance. He is chairman of the advisory board of Morgans Financial Limited, and has been involved in a significant number of initial public offerings, capital raisings and corporate transactions. His understanding of the Australian corporate finance sector brings a level of expertise that has proved pivotal in establishing the strategic investment focus of Maverick. He holds a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Auckland, New Zealand and is a Chartered Accountant.

Lee Anthony ClarkeIndependent Non-executive Director

Mr. Clarke is the principal and director of a private financial advisory and wealth management firm. He has over twenty years of financial planning and wealth management experience, advising a select group of successful families and private investors. During his career, he has been involved in capital raisings and initial public offerings and brings strategic knowledge of the Australian investor market. He is a Certified Financial Planner and a principal member of the Financial Planning Association.

Joseph Charles CamugliaIndependent Non-executive Director

Mr. Camuglia has more than twenty-five years experience as a Chartered Accountant and Certified Financial Planner. He started his career with Price Waterhouse as an accountant and in 1990 established his own wealth management business which he developed into one of the largest Hillross Financial businesses in Australia. He holds a bachelor of business from Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, and a Diploma of Financial Planning from Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.

Nigel H. SmithIndependent Non-executive Director

Mr. Smith has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry with senior management roles in engineering, project management, drilling operations and acquisitions. After a long career with Shell, ARCO (Atlantic Richfield Company) and BHP Billiton Petroleum, he has held numerous global executive roles, and he also has extensive experience in the U.S. onshore horizontal drilling and fracing operations. Mr. Smith holds a BSc Hons degree from Nottingham University, England.