Tony Craven Walker started his career with BP and has been a leading figure in the British independent oil industry since the early 1970s. He founded two British independent oil companies, Charterhouse Petroleum, where he held the post of Chief Executive, and Monument Oil and Gas, where he held the post of Chief Executive and later became Chairman. He was also a founder member of BRINDEX (Association of British Independent Oil Exploration Companies). Tony was appointed Chairman of Serica in 2004.
Neil Pike has been involved in the global petroleum business as a financier since joining the energy department at Citibank in 1975. Neil remained an industry specialist with Citibank throughout his career and 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.
lan Vann was employed by BP from 1976, and directed and led BP's global exploration efforts from 1996 until his retirement in January 2007. He was 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. Ian was appointed to the Board of Serica in 2007.
Jeffrey Harris founded Global Reserve Group LLC in 2012 following a 29 year career with Warburg Pincus, during which period he invested in and advised companies in the industrial, consumer, technology and energy sectors. Jeffrey has served on the board of directors of over thirty companies, including twelve publicly-traded entities. He is past chairman of the National Venture Capital Association and an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business where he teaches courses on venture capital, and entrepreneurship and innovation. Jeffrey was appointed to the Serica Board in December 2012.