David Maxwell is a leading oil and gas industry executive with more than 25 years of experience in senior executive roles with BG Group, Woodside Petroleum and Santos. As senior vice president of QGC, a BG Group business, Mr Maxwell was responsible for all commercial, exploration, business development, strategy and marketing activities. He led BG Group’s entry into Australia, its involvement in the alliance with Queensland Gas Company, and its subsequent takeover by BG Group. Mr Maxwell was director of gas and marketing with Woodside in Perth and a member of Woodside’s executive committee. He also served on a number of industry association boards, government advisory groups and public company boards, and is a recipient of the Australian Gas Association Silver Flame Award for his contribution to the gas industry.