Board of Directors/Consultants
Gerwyn Williams, Non-Executive Director
Gerwyn is a qualified Electrical Engineer with many years’ hands on experience in the coal mining and unconventional gas industries having started work as an underground mine worker spending 22 years working for British Coal. He has founded a number of energy businesses and is currently the largest shareholder in Infinity Energy and the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Gerwyn is also the Chairman of UK Onshore Gas, his family owned group of companies that hold 139,839 acres of Petroleum Exploration and Development Licences (“PEDL”) in South Wales via wholly owned subsidiary companies Coastal Oil and Gas Limited, UK Methane Limited and Adamo Energy (UK) Limited. Gerwyn is also the sole Director of Transgas whose subsidiary South Western Energy Limited holds 203,590 acres of PEDLs in North Somerset and in Dorset adjacent to Wytch Farm. Transgas is wholly owned by the Williams family. Gerwyn is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, and a Fellow of the Energy Institute.
Nigel John Burton, Non-Executive Director
Dr Nigel Burton has over 25 years’ experience in operational and financial management, debt and equity financing, acquisition and integration of businesses, disposals, IPOs and trade sales. Following over 14 years as an investment banker at leading City institutions including UBS Warburg and Deutsche Bank, including as the Managing Director responsible for the energy and utilities industries, Nigel spent 15 years as Chief Financial Officer of a number of private and public companies, including Navig8 Product Tankers Inc, PetroSaudi Oil Services Limited, Advanced Power AG, and Granby Oil and Gas plc. He was a Non-Executive Director of AIM quoted Management Resource Solutions plc until March 2018 and was Chief Executive Officer of Nu-Oil and Gas plc until January 2019. Nigel is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow and Past President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
Philip Scales, Independent Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary
Philip Scales is Managing Director of FIM Capital Limited (formerly IOMA Fund and Investment Management Limited). Prior to this, Philip was the Managing Director of Northern Trust International Fund Administration Services (Isle of Man) Limited. Philip has over 40 years’ experience of working offshore, primarily in corporate and mutual fund administration. He is a director of a number of listed companies, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.