Our Board
Experience and reputation

Antony Craven Walker

Antony Craven Walker


Executive Chairman
  • A leading figure in the British independent oil industry since the early 1970s, having started his career at BP
  • Founded two British independent oil companies: Charterhouse Petroleum, where he held the post of Chief Executive; and Monument Oil and Gas, where he was Chief Executive and later Chairman
  • Founder member of BRINDEX (Association of British Independent Oil Exploration Companies)
  • Appointed Chairman of Serica in 2004
Neil Pike

Neil Pike


Non-Executive Director
  • Involved in the global petroleum business as a financier since joining the energy department at Citibank in 1975
  • An industry specialist with Citibank throughout his career, he was closely involved in the development of specialised oil field finance
  • Latterly, he was responsible for Citibank's relationships with the oil and gas industry worldwide
  • Neil was appointed to the Board of Serica in 2004
Ian Vann

Ian Vann


Non-Executive Director
  • Joined BP in 1976
  • Directed and led BP's global exploration efforts from 1996 until his retirement in January 2007
  • Appointed to the executive leadership team of the Exploration & Production Division of BP in 2001, initially as Group Vice President, Technology and later as Group Vice President, Exploration and Business Development
  • Appointed to the Board of Serica in 2007
Mitch Flegg

Mitch Flegg


Chief Executive Officer
  • Over 35 years’ experience in the upstream oil and gas industry, including positions at Shell and Enterprise Oil
  • First joined Serica in 2006
  • Left Serica to become Chief Executive Officer of AIM-listed Circle Oil plc in 2015
  • Re-joined Serica as CEO in 2017