REGAL PETROLEUM - Key Persons


ALEXEY PERTIN

Job Titles:
  • COMPANY DIRECTOR
  • Non - Executive Director
Alexey Pertin was appointed as Non-Executive Director in April 2011 and is a nominee of Regal's indirect majority shareholder, Lovitia Investments Limited. He is currently a Director of Energees Management Limited, Chief Executive Officer of PJSC Smart-Holding, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Metinvest B.V., and Chairman of the Stategic & Investment Committee of the Supervisory Board of Metinvest B.V.. He also holds Director positions with Adeona Holdings Limited, Lovitia Investments Limited and Smart Holding N.V.. Mr Pertin previously held positions as Strategy and Corporate Development Director and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PJSC Smart-Holding. Prior to joining the Smart Holding Group, he held various management positions at JSC Severstal-Group, including the positions of Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Business Development at JSC Severstal-Group and Chief Executive Officer of CJSC Izhora Pipe Plant. Mr Pertin graduated from Cherepovets State University and Saint Petersburg State Technical University with qualifications in financial management, and he also holds a MBA from Newcastle Business School, England.

Bruce Burrows - CFO

Job Titles:
  • Finance Director
  • Non - Executive Director
Bruce Burrows was appointed as Finance Director in June 2019, having previously been a Non-Executive Director since August 2017. Mr Burrows has extensive experience in the oil and gas industry, and, in particular, Ukraine and Eastern Europe, having been Finance Director of JKX Oil & Gas for 14 years until 2011. Since then, he has been Chief Financial Officer of Seven Energy International, Lekoil and AITEO Group, and has served as a non-executive Director of Azonto Petroleum and European Goldfields. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia & New Zealand, and holds a BSc Honours from Canterbury University (New Zealand) and a Diploma in Accounting from Victoria University (New Zealand).

BRUCE JAMES BURROWS - CFO

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • FINANCE DIRECTOR

Chris Hopkinson - Chairman

Job Titles:
  • Chairman
  • Member of the Board & Executives Team
  • Non - Executive Chairman
  • Non - Executive Director
Chris Hopkinson was appointed as Non-Executive Director in September 2017, and became Non-Executive Chairman in October 2017. Mr Hopkinson has extensive experience in the oil and gas industry, having worked in senior management roles in Kazakhstan, Africa, Russian Federation and the Middle East. He began his career with Shell International, followed by technical and management roles with Yukos and Lukoil Overseas, before becoming Chief Executive Officer of Imperial Energy Group up until its acquisition by ONGC in 2009. He was then Vice-President Western Siberia for TNK-BP, Senior Vice-President North Africa for BG Group, Chief Executive Officer of International Petroleum Limited, and Chief Operating Officer for JSC National Company KazMunayGas. Mr Hopkinson is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and holds a BSc (Hons) in Applied Physics from St Andrews University.

CHRISTOPHER PHILLIPS - Secretary

Job Titles:
  • Company Secretary

DMITRY SAZONENKO

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • GEOLOGIST
  • Non - Executive Director
Dmitry Sazonenko was appointed as Non-Executive Director in September 2018. Mr Sazonenko is a geologist and petroleum engineer with extensive experience in the oil and gas industry in the Russian Federation and former CIS countries. He began his career with the Russian Academy of Science, before moving to the private sector with technical and management roles with YUKOS, LUKOIL Overseas, Imperial Energy, Total, International Petroleum and Eurotek-Yugra, the Repsol-Gazpromneft joint venture in the Russian Federation. Mr Sazonenko is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, and has an MSc in Geology from Novosibirsk State University, an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, a Diploma in Oil and Gas Economics and Management from Gubkin University, Moscow, and is a Certified Project Management Specialist accredited by the International Project Management Association.

SERGII GLAZUNOV - CEO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • COMPANY DIRECTOR
  • Member of the Board & Executives Team
Sergii Glazunov was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in August 2017, having previously been Finance Director since November 2014, and a Non-Executive Director since February 2012 as a nominee of Regal's indirect majority shareholder, Lovitia Investments Limited. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of LLC Smart Energy. Prior to joining the Smart Holding Group, Mr Glazunov held positions as Deputy Chief Executive Officer at JSC Concern AVEC & Co and Vice-President at JP Morgan Chase and Bank One Investment Management Group. He also has extensive teaching and academic research experience working at Wayne State and Michigan State Universities. Mr Glazunov is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a MSc in Mathematics from Kiev State University, a MSc in Statistics from Michigan State University and a MBA from Wayne State University.

SIMON CHRISTOPHER HOPKINSON

Job Titles:
  • COMPANY DIRECTOR

YULIA KIRIANOVA - CFO

Job Titles:
  • CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
  • Director

Yuliia Kirianova

Job Titles:
  • Non - Executive Director
Yuliia Kirianova was appointed as Non-Executive Director in May 2016 and is a nominee of Regal's indirect majority shareholder, Lovitia Investments Limited. Ms Kirianova is currently the First Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of PJSC Smart-Holding. Prior to joining the Smart Holding Group, Ms Kirianova held positions at ING Bank Ukraine, JSC System Capital Management and LLC DCH Investment Management. Ms Kirianova holds a degree in Finance from the National Academy of Management, Kiev and a MBA from the Open University.