Charles Santos
Executive Chairman
Charles Santos is currently the CEO and Chairman of UIG Energy Inc, which develops energy projects in Central and Southeast Asia. He has more than 33 years of experience in political and commercial negotiations in West Africa, the Middle East, and Central, South, and East Asia. Charles served on the board of and led commercial negotiations on the Afghan portion of the Turkmen-Afghan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline for a consortium of international energy companies. He developed energy projects in Central Asia, including the farm-in of critical gas assets in Uzbekistan, where he served as the Chairman of the Steering Committee and the Operations Committee. Working for the United Nations in the late 1980s and early to mid-1990s, Charles served as Special Advisor to four Under-Secretary-Generals. He was the Deputy Head and Political Advisor to UN Peace missions in Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Charles was appointed Chairman in August 2020 and Executive Chairman in January 2021.

Tom Mackay
Non-executive Director
Tom Mackay was originally appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Aminex in September 2014 serving on the Audit and Nominations Committees and as Chair of the Remuneration Committee before he was appointed Interim CEO in April 2019 until April 2020. Originally graduating with a degree in Geology from Durham University, he retrained as a Petroleum Engineer with Shell and later served in senior management positions with Clyde Petroleum and Gulf Canada. He was General Manager and later Senior Vice President of Stratic Energy Corporation and more recently, a Partner in Gemini Oil & Gas Advisors LLP; acting in technical, commercial and financial advisory capacities to the Gemini Oil & Gas Funds, investing in global appraisal and development projects.

James Lansdell
Non-executive Director
James Lansdell is Senior Legal Counsel at The Zubair Corporation. Prior to joining The Zubair Corporation, he was a Senior Associate at Dentons, Muscat. James is an experienced oil and gas and construction lawyer with over 10 years’ experience working as a member of Dentons’ Tier 1 oil and gas team in London and the Middle East. He is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and the Society of Construction Law. He holds an BSc in Psychology and an LLB in Law.

Sultan Al-Ghaithi
Non-executive Director
Sultan Al-Ghaithi has over 20 years of industry experience and is currently Chief Executive Officer of ARA Petroleum LLC. He is a wellsite engineer by background and has previously worked with Petroleum Development Oman and Weatherford International where he was Country and Area Manager in Oman. Sultan previously served on the Board of Aminex between October 2017 and September 2019 before being reappointed to the Board in August 2021.

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