As a team, we have extensive experience across commercial negotiations and operations on Australia's largest energy projects.
Ken Chan, Managing Director
BEng (Chemical Engineering), BSc (Chemistry), M.B.A. Curtin University
Ken has more than 15 years experience commercial operations (oil refining, domestic gas/LNG), contract negotiation (Lifting, Tolling) and management (LNG, domestic gas). 2014 - seconded to the Northwest Shelf project’s shipping division, Northwest Shelf Shipping Services Company responsible for scheduling, communications and optimisation of the projects six LNG carriers in coordination with the LNG contract coordinators and plant offtake coordinators. 2015 -Annual Delivery Programme manager on Wheatstone, responsible for operationalising LNG Lifting Agreements and negotiating the allocation of 130 LNG cargoes to the 5 project owners in line with the project’s Joint Operating Agreements and LNG Lifting Agreements.
Marina Bradley-Meyers, Senior Operations Consultant
BEng Hons (Mechanical Engineering), BComm (Management) University of Western Australia
Marina has more than 13 years experience reliability engineering, production planning. 2010 - Graduate Rotating Equipment Reliability Engineer at Kwinana oil refinery plus acted as a technical subject matter expert for maintenance and operations. 2013 - Woodside as a Reliability Engineer leading Karratha Gas Plant’s and Pluto’s participation in a global LNG plant benchmarking programme, managing incident investigations and developing reliability tools and processes. 2015 - Woodside Production Planning team as 120 day Production Planner and Domgas Offtake Coordinator responsible for the short term production plan for North West Shelf, optimising timing of maintenance activities and setting targets for offshore production and onshore products (LNG, LPG, condensate).
Greg Woodward, General Manager Commercial
Master of Engineering and Technology Management University of Queensland
Greg has more than 35 years experience with Shell, including as Senior VP Commercial Operations and Trading for North West Shelf Venture and Senior Commercial Manager for the Shell Australia’s LNG business responsible for devising, negotiating and implementing operational and commercial agreements to allocate, lift and sell each partner’s equity share of LNG, LPG and Condensate production from North West Shelf, Prelude, Gorgon, Wheatstone and Arrow) in addition to acting as Shell’s shipping representative on each project.
Andrew Caddy, Manager Commercial Operations
CA, BComm (Accounting) Charles Darwin University
Andrew has 20 years experience, including more than 10 years with Chevron Australia in senior management roles on Gorgon and Wheatstone including Finance Manager at Chevron responsible for the financial review of Chevron’s LNG marketing business, Chevron’s Sellers Representative to the NWS responsible for domestic gas, LNG, condensate and LPG, as a seconded to Australia LNG, the NWS Project’s LNG marketing and operational entity responsible for managing the operational relationship with 11 LNG buyers from Japan, Korea and China. In 2016 Andrew returned to Chevron to establish the Specific Lifting Schedule for the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project managing the team responsible for the operationalisation and implementation of the Wheatstone Lifting Agreements. Andrew was later appointed Gorgon Lifting Coordinator. Andrew joined ELS as Manager, Commercial Operations in 2021 acting as Lifter Representative for a NWS Lifter since May 2021.
Malcolm West, Senior Operations Consultant (Facility)
BEng (Chemical Engineering) Curtin University, Master of Oil and Gas Engineering UWA
Malcolm has over 30 years experience in project and operational roles. Knowledge and capability across the full project lifecycle, from early concept work through detail design, construction, commissioning, early and late phase operation, Operating experience (NWS, Gorgon, Wheatstone) with Commercial, JVP Relations, Marketing, Engineering, Production, Maintenance, Information Technology and Finance. Unique combination of Technical, Operations, Commercial and Marketing skills.
Amanda Wilson, Senior Commercial Consultant, ELS
BSc (Chemical Engineering) - University of Cape Town
Amanda Wilson graduated from the University of Cape Town with a degree in Chemical Engineering. She has extensive experience in LNG, natural gas, LPG, crude oil, distillates and baseoils having worked in senior management roles for multinational companies. Her expertise spans business strategy, business development, risk mitigation and stakeholder engagement. Amanda has over 35 years’ experience in oil and gas.
Amanda has previously worked for Shell, bp and Woodside based in Africa, Europe, The West Indies and Australia covering business development, commercial, marketing, trading and shipping, She has conducted high level negotiations with counterparties across the globe including the China, Japan and and Africa. Amanda has represented her employer opposite governments, state oil companies and banking organisations.
Amanda is passionate about sustainability and is interested in exploring cleaner fuels including hydrogen, renewables, and biofuels.