AMPLA Ltd is governed by a national Board of Directors. The 2019-2020 Board is:

Director


Mr Ryan Hartfield
Ryan Hartfield is the Chief Executive Officer of PTTEP Australia, the Australian subsidiary of Thailand’s national petroleum exploration and production company. With a professional career spanning 19 years, he is a senior energy and resources executive and commercial lawyer. He has worked on projects and transactions in over twenty countries across Australia, South East Asia, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. He has spoken frequently at industry conferences and events, and has also actively contributed on industry working groups.

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Ms Tanya Denning
Tanya Denning, a Partner at Baker McKenzie, is a recognized expert in the energy and resources sector with over 20 years' experience and strong relationships with industry participants and regulators.

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Mr Martin Kudnig
Martin is a partner in the Melbourne office of Johnson Winter & Slattery where he specialises in energy, resources and infrastructure law. He recently returned from London where he was a partner in a global law firm, working primarily in the upstream oil and gas and mining sectors, in the UK, Africa and Eastern Europe.

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Ms Keira Brennan
Keira is a corporate partner in the Brisbane office of Norton Rose Fulbright where she practises in the areas of infrastructure, mining and energy law.

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Mr Barry Irwin
Barry is a partner of Allen & Overy having joined the firm when it set up in Australia in 2010.

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Ms Leanne McClurg
Leanne is General Counsel and Company Secretary at Epic Energy, one of Australia’s leading energy infrastructure companies. Admitted to legal practice in December 2002, she has over 17 years’ experience providing strategic legal advice to the energy and resources sector and has been involved with AMPLA in numerous capacities during that time.

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Hemang Shah
Hemang Shah has advised on transactions with an aggregate value in excess of A$100 billion. He is an accomplished corporate lawyer in public and private M&A, equity capital markets, complex business transactions, and IPOs in Australia and abroad. His clients operate in a wide variety of business sectors including infrastructure, financial services, technology, and mining.

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Baden McMaster
Baden is a management executive with over 20 years’ experience in both the Commonwealth and ACT Governments, and the private sector. His experience spans several sectors including national security, counter-terrorism, crisis and emergency management, health, medical research, and industry policy.

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Jason de Boer
Jason is a Tax Partner with BDO in Melbourne.  He shares his technical expertise, with clients and colleagues, by actively producing thought leadership resources to support their learning.

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Simon Orton
Simon has extensive work experience within the private, public and not for profit sectors. Industry experience includes mining, technology SMEs, construction, engineering and professional services. Simon has comprehensive systems engineering and auditing experience for quality, management systems, ICT infrastructure, design, international EPCM projects, ISO/Aus standards, organisational culture and safety.

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