Richard Beresford holds a BSc (Mechanical Engineering), MSc (Technology and Development) and a member of FAIE and FAICD. He has over 30 years' experience in the international energy industry spanning research, technology commercialisation, strategic planning, operations, consultancy, business development, acquisitions, marketing and general management.
Richard spent 12 years with British Gas plc, including 3 years in London managing a portfolio of downstream gas and power generation investments in Asia and 4 years in Jakarta as Country Manager. He joined Woodside Petroleum Limited in 1996 where he became General Manager, Business Development, then Managing Director of Metasource, Woodside's green energy subsidiary, until 2001. Richard was Head of Gas Strategy and Development of CLP Power Hong Kong Limited from January 2005 to March 2007.
Richard held the position of Executive Chairman of ASX listed Green Rock Energy Limited, a Perth based energy explorer and developer from March 2012 until May 2015 and prior to this appointment, he was the Managing Director and a non-executive director of Green Rock Energy Limited from September 2008.
Richard has also been a non-executive director of ASX listed Eden Energy Limited since May 2007.