2017 saw Ophir take important steps to adapt and right-size the business, meet key operational targets and replenish our exploration portfolio. Nevertheless, we are disappointed to have not yet achieved the Fortuna project FID despite having made significant progress on the project.
The Board and Senior Management bring a broad range of business skills and experience to the Company
Independent Non-Executive Director
Vivien Gibney was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in August 2013. She is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Corporate Responsibility and Nomination Committees. Vivien has 25 years’ experience as counsel in the upstream oil and gas industry, including roles with Mobil Oil and Enterprise Oil plc. Whilst at Enterprise Oil, Vivien set up the legal department and held the positions of General Counsel, Company Secretary and Head of HR. Vivien has held a number of non-executive board positions in the voluntary sector and in listed companies. More recently, she was a member of the Board of Directors of Encore Oil plc where she chaired the Remuneration Committee. Vivien is a barrister with an LL.B. and received an Honorary Fellowship in Petroleum law from the University of Dundee.