Matthew Allen

Chief Financial Officer

Mr Allen is a chartered accountant and finance professional with over 25 year’s experience in the operations and management of public companies in the resources sector. The majority of Mr Allen’s recent experience has been in the hydrocarbon sector and involved both the exploration for and development of projects in Australia, Asia, Africa and the USA.

Mr Allen was most recently the Managing Director and previously Chief Financial Officer of Otto Energy Ltd which was exploring and developing in the Gulf of Mexico in the United States. He was also involved in Otto’s successful Philippines operations and lead the sale of that business in 2014.

Prior to joining Otto Energy, Mr Allen spent over 8 years with Australia’s largest hydrocarbon business, Woodside Energy Ltd as a Finance Manager. During his time with Woodside, Mr Allen held key financial responsibilities in a number of business units with operations both within Australia and Africa.

Mr Allen is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), a Fellow of FinSIA and a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).