The Board

Alexander Lang

Chairman & Non-Executive Director


Alexander Lang joins Metgasco with more than 20 years’ experience as a senior executive in global business. Mr. Lang has held leadership positions as a commercial, finance and risk management executive.

Mr. Lang started his career as a lawyer in private practice and later in-house. After leading the legal team of a large multi national construction company he moved into commercial and general management roles for companies such as Thiess, Laing O’Rourke and McConnell Dowell.  Through his career Mr. Lang has lead the development, funding and delivery of critical infrastructure projects. These projects ranged from oil refineries and resources handling facilities to rail, road and tunnel projects to water and power generation and also hospitals and other social infrastructure. The projects have spanned from small but critical local infrastructure assets to projects up to $4.5bn in value.

Mr. Lang has built a reputation of closing successful deals and delivering value to stakeholders. He holds a Masters degree in Law (Germany) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Terry White

Non-Executive Director

B.Sc (Geology & Geophysics) (Hons), Graduate AICD

Terry White has over 33 years’ experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. Terry started to work with Esso Australia before spending 16 years with BHP Billiton in a range of geoscience and executive roles in Australia and the USA.  He subsequently had roles with small ASX listed oil and gas companies including Cue Energy Resources Limited and Bass Strait Oil and Gas. Terry has broad exposure across exploration, production, project execution, operations and gas marketing activities.

Terry has a track record of leading successful exploration teams in Australia and the USA and has extensive experience of new ventures activities, exploration, field appraisal and Joint Ventures.

Philip Amery

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Amery is an experienced capital markets advisor and private banker. He holds BA and LLB degrees (Adelaide) and is a graduate of the Financial Asset Management and Engineering Program of the Swiss Finance Institute.

Andrew G Purcell


Mr. Purcell founded Lawndale Group (formerly Teknix Capital) in Hong Kong over 10 years ago, a company specialising in the development and management of projects in emerging markets across the heavy engineering, petrochemical, resources and infrastructure sectors. Prior to this, Mr Purcell spent 12 years working in investment banking across the region for Macquarie Bank then Credit Suisse. Mr Purcell also has significant experience as a public company director, both in Australia and across Asia.

Mr Purcell is a Non-executive Director of AJ Lucas Group Limited (ASX: AJL) 

John Patton

Non-Executive Director

B Ec, ACA, F Fin

John is the founding director of Wilson Hanna, a specialist corporate advisory firm, and a former partner with Ernst & Young in the Transactions Advisory Services division. With over 25 years of professional services and industry experience, John has extensive corporate finance credentials having been personally involved in over 150 corporate transactions including mergers & acquisitions (lead advisory roles), due diligence, structuring & restructuring, debt and equity raisings, IPO’s, management buy-outs, financial modelling and valuations (including Independent Expert Reports).

In addition, John held the positions of CFO, acting CEO and alternate director of Epic Energy, an infrastructure business involved with high pressure gas transmission pipelines around Australia which was listed on the ASX.  As such, John has solid hands-on experience with, and a strong appreciation for, the operational, commercial, financial, regulatory, capital structure and external stakeholder management issues and requirements associated with ASX listed assets.
Currently, John is the executive Chairman of Keybridge Capital Limited and Managing Director of Aurora Funds Management Limited. 


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