Wai-Lid Wong has over 17 years of oil and gas experience in process engineering, operations and asset management. He is the chief operating officer of Tamarind Classic Resources, and is responsible for the delivery of all aspects of Tamarind’s operated business. Prior to this role, Mr Wong was the asset manager for two PSCs and headed all asset development and CAPEX Project activity for Talisman/Repsol in Malaysia. He has also spent a period of time within Schlumberger’s strategic advisory arm (Asia and Australia) where he assisted a number of Regional E&P Players in driving major strategic transformation and performance improvement programs. In the North Sea, Mr Wong was responsible for offshore operations, holding numerous operations leadership including offshore installation manager and operations improvement roles at BP and BG. He has developed a track record in HSE and production performance and leading complex post acquisition transitions. Mr Wong has a PhD and Masters of Engineering (M.Eng.) in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London.