Eric Streitberg is the executive chair of Buru Energy. Mr Streitberg was previously managing director of ARC Energy for 10 years and managing director of Discovery Petroleum for seven years (both ASX-listed companies he founded and developed into significant oil & gas production companies prior to their acquisition by AWE and Premier Oil respectively). He was also a founding non-executive director of Adelphi Energy, an early participant in the Eagle Ford unconventional gas and oil play in Texas. He has previously worked in South America, Canada, Libya, the UK, the US and Australia with BP and Occidental Petroleum in a variety of technical and managerial roles. Hi son, Tom, is currently the head of strategy at Buru. Mr Streitberg is a current member and former chairman of the APPEA Council. He is a former chairman of the WA Marine Parks and Reserves Authority.