Laurence Roe commenced his career with Santos, later taking a senior technical position with Magellan Petroleum Australia where he was subsequently appointed exploration manager. While with Magellan, he had substantial involvement with US and other international projects. In 1997, Mr Roe left Magellan to start a consulting practice. He has since consulted for numerous Australian explorers including Santos, Strike Oil, Icon Energy and Hardman Resources. Mr Roe was appointed exploration manager for Bounty Oil & Gas NL in 2001 and was responsible for its portfolio of Australian and international acreage. He was later appointed its managing director. His experience encompasses most Australian sedimentary basins as well as the USA, New Zealand, Mauritania, Tanzania, Canada, Indonesia, Belize and Argentina.