Leadership

Matt Wallach

CEO​ - Westside Corporation
Bachelor of Business (Economics, Finance), Graduate Diploma Mineral Economics
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01 / 05

Matt was appointed to the position of CEO of Westside Corporation in 2019 and is responsible for the overall growth and management of Westside's people and operations.

Matt joined Landbridge in 2017 as the Chief Commercial Officer. He has over 20 years of experience in international energy. His career has included executive roles at Santos and the ExxonMobil PNG LNG project. He has a deep knowledge of major project development, the CSG to LNG value chain and its interplay with Australian and international markets.

Brendan Madden

Chief Financial Officer - Westside Corporation
BCOM, BBUS (Accounting, Finance and Economics)
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02 / 05

Brendan joined Landbridge in 2016 and is the CFO for Westside Corporation.

Brendan is a Chartered Accountant with more than 10 years of experience. He has held a range of finance positions including at an ASX listed minerals processing company, Australia’s largest retail travel organisation and Deloitte.  Brendan brings a wealth of experience in capital management, investor and stakeholder management and financial reporting.

Simon Mewing

Chief Development Officer
B.E. CHEM
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03 / 05

Simon was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Westside in October 2008 and became Chief Development Officer in May 2021.

Simon is a chemical engineer with more than 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has experience in both upstream exploration and production, and downstream businesses, including refining Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). He has spent more than 16 years working in refining engineering and management.

Andrew Brier

Chief Operating Officer
BE (Ag), RPEQ
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04 / 05

Andrew joined Westside in December 2019 and was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Westside in May 2021.

Andrew has over 25 years’ experience in project management and delivery across the public and private sectors. He has spent the last 12 years in the oil and gas industry in a variety of executive and senior executive roles across mid and upstream business areas.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Engineering from The University of Southern Queensland.

 

Stephen Sheehy

Chief Legal Officer
LLB (Hons), BA(Econ)
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05 / 05

Stephen is responsible for legal oversight of Westside’s operations.

Stephen is an experienced transactional lawyer with over 20 years of experience, gained within private practice and in-house roles, locally and internationally.  Stephen was senior legal counsel within QGC both before and after the combination of Royal Dutch Shell and BG Group.  In his time at QGC, Stephen advised across all aspects of the project structure, from upstream supply arrangements through the midstream processing and into the downstream LNG supply portfolio.

In his time in private practice, Stephen acted for a range of commercial clients.