Michael Hughes - Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
MA Mathematics, MAICD
Mike is a seasoned oil and gas industry executive who has previously worked as Gas Supply Director for Santos Limited’s Gladstone Liquefied Natural Gas (GLNG) project and brings a wealth of commercial, operating and project development expertise to WestSide.
He has an international track record of building and operating
successful oil and gas businesses in Asia and Australia and invaluable local
experience gained while working within Queensland’s emerging export CSG-to-LNG
With more than
20 years’ experience in the international oil and gas sector, Michael played an
instrumental role in building and running the South East Asian operations of
integrated global energy company Hess Corporation before joining the GLNG
project in 2009.
He has a Masters in Mathematics from the University of Oxford
and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.