Senior Management

Danny Fewkes
Danny Fewkes – Group Treasurer

Danny holds a BSc in Economics from University College London and has over 20 years of experience in various financial roles, primarily focusing on the oil and gas sector. He joined Serica Energy plc in January 2006 following its listing on AIM, and was appointed as Group Treasurer in June 2015. In over ten years at Serica he has had significant involvement in a broad range of the company’s corporate and asset transactions, including equity offerings, debt facility financing, South East Asia interest disposals and the acquisition of an 18% Erskine interest from BP. Danny qualified as a chartered accountant at Price Waterhouse and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Clara Altobell
Clara Altobell – Head of Operations

Clara has over 20 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry.  Clara joined Serica Energy in 2008 as a petroleum engineer working on the development of the Kambuna field.  Clara then became responsible for managing the domestic and international exploration portfolio as well as providing support for the Columbus development planning.  Before joining Serica, she mainly worked on engineering operations relating to exploration, development and production in Algeria.  Clara actively promotes knowledge-sharing and held the position of Continuing Education Chair in the London section of the SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) for many years and held the position of non-executive director of SPE Europe.  Clara holds an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College, London.

Graham Pritchard
Graham Pritchard – Principal Geologist

Graham has over 30 years of experience working as a petroleum geologist in the oil industry, working on North Sea and north-west European projects as well as Atlantic Margin exploration. Prior to Serica Energy, Graham was employed with Noble Energy, BP, LASMO, Ultramar and MMS Petroleum, working in exploration, development, production and operations roles, both within the UKCS and international areas (Western & Eastern Europe, Africa, Former Soviet Union).  Graham holds a BSc in Geology from Exeter University and an MSc in Pollution and Environmental Control from Manchester University.