Management

Mr Richard Cooney

Mr Richard Cooney

Chairman

Richard is a co-founder of Boutique Fund Manager – OPP Cap who are focused on identifying founders and businesses with high growth potential across the investment universe. Prior to founding OPP, Richard was a Senior Private Client Adviser with Patersons Securities where he built a loyal private client base and helped a range of companies in the Energy and Resources sector list on the ASX. He began his career in London as managing director of an international food distribution business where he grew the company internationally, acquiring businesses in Australia and NZ before successfully selling the company in 2009. He has a Bachelor of Business at Bath University.

Richard was an early stage investor in American Patriot Oil and Gas and brings to the table significant investment knowledge as well as expertise in building a growing business. This experience will be critical for AOW as it continues to develop a significant conventional oil and gas production business in 2019.

Timothy Broadfoot

Timothy Broadfoot

Company Secretary and Non-Executive Director

The Board of AOW is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Timothy Broadfoot as a Non-Executive Director of American Patriot Oil and Gas Ltd (AOW). Educated at the University of Western Australia, Timothy has had experience in several industries. Starting his professional career in the mining and contract service industry at McMahon holdings, Timothy then began working in the construction products and building industry. Tim is a Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors and of the Institute of Managers and Leaders Australia and New Zealand.

James Manning

James Manning

Non-Executive Director

With a Master’s in Business Finance and a Bachelor of Accounting, James has operated a family office for over 10 years. As the Managing Director of Vertua Limited, he has invested in and managed an extensive number of developments across Australia and New Zealand. Prior to his current position, James owned and operated many successful hotels in the greater Sydney region and brings unique experience in property and hospitality.

Nicholas Melosi

Nicholas Melosi

Chief Operating Officer (US Based)

Over a decade of experience in the oil and gas industry and is a geology graduate of Southern Illinois University. Prior to working with American Patriot Oil and Gas, Mr. Melosi was employed by and consulted with large and medium cap companies such as Marathon Oil and Gas, Sanchez Oil and Gas, Carrizo Oil and gas and BHP Billiton. He is an Operations, development and Acquisitions geologist with operations/development experience in over 250 horizontal wells across US plays. Developed multiple developmental/engineering driven drilling projects, has performed reserve analysis on multiple acquisitions and has been involved with multiple workover projects.

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