Iain Smith

Iain Smith was originally a petroleum geophysicist and has over 30 years of experience in the upstream petroleum sector, in both technical and commercial roles, within Australia and overseas. After a number of years within the New Ventures team of Premier Oil, he spent ten years in sales and general management roles within the geophysical technology /services sector in the UK, Australia and India. Mr Smith also held commercial advisory roles within the exploration/new ventures and Browse LNG business units of Woodside Energy. He is a petroleum geophysicist who commenced his career in 1991 at Western Geophysical prior to moving on to Premier Oil, Woodside Petroleum and served at Neon Energy. During his career, he was responsible for overseeing numerous asset sales and farm-outs which to date have exceeded $300min exploration expenditure. Mr Smith holds an MSc in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics from Imperial College London and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Western Australia.
Bio last updated 20 Apr 2019

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Total Shareholder Return as at 29/03/19

1 year TSR5 year TSR
455thProdigy Gold-28%-25%
497thNorwest Energy-34%-32%
606thAurora Minerals-48%-23%
706thComet Resources-62%16%
739thAvira Resources-67%-66%
729 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
Source: Morningstar


Managing Director
Year started and most recent title


172nd↑Norwest Energy$310k
178th↑Prodigy Gold$275k
179th↑Comet Resources$270k
181st↓Aurora Minerals$257k
182nd-Avira Resources$257k
485 listed resources companies ranked by revenue.
Source: Morningstar

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