The SulNOx Board of Directors
Nicholas NelsonChief Executive Officer
Nicholas commenced his career from school as a securities dealer on the floor of the London Stock Exchange in 1985. This developed into a 13-year career in investment management. In 1998 he moved into the Financial PR industry and over 14 years, handled the corporate communications matters to smaller quoted companies operating in multiple sectors. During this period Nicholas handled the financial PR aspects of some 150 AIM and NEX IPOs. He has held directorships with six AIM-quoted companies and two NEX Exchange company. Nicholas has considerable hands on experience of all day to day matters relating to shareholder reporting and PLC management.
Graham LyonNon-Executive Chairman
Graham is a senior energy, oil and gas executive with over 35 years' experience encompassing global technical, operational and commercial leadership roles. He is currently Director of Soncer Limited, a private Energy leadership consulting firm, undertaking board and executive positions for private and listed companies. He has actively led and advised on major M&A transactions and the listing, financing and restructuring of companies and projects throughout the world. Graham is Chair at Tate Petroleum, Clarion Petroleum and Kwark Energy, each early-stage oil and gas companies and Executive Chair at Comet Energy, a Canadian oil and gas company. Graham is a Board Advisor to Sirius Petroleum plc (AIM: SRSP). Graham has recently held a number of board level positions at private and listed companies including; Chairman at Infrastrata PLC an AIM listed infrastructure business, Chairman at Tarbagatay Munay LLP, a private Kazakhstani oil and gas company where he also chaired the Corporate Governance committee, NED at Hawkley Oil & Gas Limited (ASX: HOG), and Range Resources Limited (AIM: RRL, ASX: RRS) where he chaired the Reserves committee and was a member of Remuneration, Nomination and Corporate Governance committees, and MENA Hydrocarbons (TSX: MNH) as CEO. Before establishing Soncer, Graham was Vice President of Petro-Canada (TSX: PCA), where he led business development for its international business unit, formerly the international company Veba Oil and Gas GmbH. In his earlier technical career he worked for Shell and Chevron. He holds a degree in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College London and post grad business education from INSEAD, IVEY and COX Schools of Business.
Simon RetterFinance Director
Initially trained with Deloitte and Touche before moving to an in-house role. Entrepreneurial and commercial CFO & NED with experience in setting up and managing numerous companies, both listed and private, across a broad range of industries. Extensive experience in public markets, specifically reverse takeovers, IPOs and secondary fundraising combined with high pressure and dynamic environments encountered in the start-up and growth phase of business.
The SulNOx Board of Non-Executive Directors
Majken Korsgård PetersenNon-Executive Director
Majken is a partner at Danders & More, an international law firm based in Copenhagen where she advises companies, organisations and financial institutions. She has extensive experience in international/cross-border transactions, particularly with focus on corporate and commercial relations. Furthermore, she sits on the boards of several growth companies. Majken advises on general corporate matters and in addition, specialises in IT, IP and employment law. Her early experience was founded through her work in the legal department of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence and subsequently with the large law firm Dentons in London. She has an LL.M. from King’s College, London specialised in finance law and has also qualified as solicitor in England and Wales.
Stephen BamfordNon-Executive Director
Stephen started his fund management career at Kleinwort Benson in 1970 followed by 5 years at Arbuthnot Latham, 10 years at County Bank and 4 years at Aetna Life and Casualty. In 1990 he founded an International Investment business for MetLife of America. In 1996 he changed careers into small company management and the raising of private equity for companies. These included Fitness First where, as a Non-Executive Director, he helped guide the company onto AIM leading to an eventual valuation of over £800m. He joined Kiotech International as a director to oversee its rescue and turnaround. Now renamed as Anpario Plc, is now a thriving AIM company.