Dev Sindhu Chairman
Dev Sindhu is an entrepreneur leading offshore businesses of Sindhu Family, promoters of leading coal mining, logistics and coal washing businesses in India. He has over 17 years of business experience in different sectors ranging from financial services, stock markets, real estate, Coal mining, infrastructure, Oil and Gas and Energy sectors. Dev has served as the Chairperson of Pan-Commonwealth Youth Caucus (PCYC), the Youth division of Commonwealth Secretariat, London between 2003 – 2006. He is currently leading Param Mitra Group, headquartered in Singapore and is developing various coal mining assets, infrastructure, mining services, and Oil and Gas businesses in Indonesia, Australia and Myanmar. Mr Sindhu graduated from Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University in 1996 and received an MBA from UK’s Cardiff Business School in 2000.
Mr Simon Byrne is the Chief Executive Officer of Steppe Capital Pte Ltd, a Singapore based private family office with substantial investments in the oil and gas sector, amongst others. Prior to joining Steppe Capital in 2008, Mr Byrne worked in corporate and investment banking for 22 years, including 17 years with ABN AMRO Bank and RBS Global Banking & Markets where he served as a Managing Director covering the oil & gas sector. Prior to that, he held positions with Asahi Bank and Manufacturers Hanover Limited. Since November 2017, Simon has served as a Non-Executive Director at Nostrum Oil and Gas PLC, an upstream E&P company listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Girish Agarwal Director & CFO
Mr Girish Agarwal is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Pacific Hunt Energy Ltd. He is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst, USA with extensive working experience of more than 18 years in Banking, Private Equity and Finance functions in Energy and Commodity Companies. Girish has diverse expertise across various functions including Risk Management, Finance & Business Strategy, Debt capital market, Private Equity and Corporate Restructuring. He is based in Singapore for the last 13 years and was a CFO of an SGX Mainboard-listed company for five years.
Tamara MakaryanMyanmar Country Manager
Tamara Makaryan has 12 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas sector with significant industry players such as PetroAlliance, the Schlumberger Group, and the Nobel Oil Group. In recent years, Ms Makaryan has led several multi-million dollar petroleum and mining projects in South East Asia and Africa. Her background provides the board of directors with broad expertise in legal and operational issues in Myanmar and internationally. Ms Makaryan holds a degree with Honors in Management and Law from Moscow State University of Instrument Engineering and Computer Science.