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Executive Team

Kym Winter-Dewhirst

Kym Winter-Dewhirst

Chairman

Kym is a former BHP Billiton executive with more than 30 years of practical knowledge in the resources sector, business, government and the media. 

Gavin Loduwick

Gavin Loduwick

Director of Finance & Capital Management

Gavin has over 25 years experience in Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, Treasury and Financial Management, Risk Management and Natural Resources. He also specialises in advising and structuring Financial and Treasury management products and implementing Risk management and mitigation frameworks at an enterprise, business-specific and prudential risk level.

 

Nicola Kleynhans

Nicola Kleynhans

Company secretary

Experienced Partner with a demonstrated history of working in the management consulting industry. Skilled in Management & Board Governance, Culture Change, Executive Coaching, Leadership Alignment , Organisational Design in capital and labour intensive industries. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Bachelor of Business focused in Human Resources and Industrial Relations and governance qualifications.

 

Simon Fraser

Simon Fraser

Legal Counsel (Ashurst)

Simon is an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer with a focus on resources, energy and infrastructure; mergers and acquisitions; and major projects. 

 

Robin Coombe

Robin Coombe

Director business development

Robin brings strong international experience in LNG and gas-related projects to Venice Energy.
He has advised the likes of Chevron and Jera on some of Australia’s biggest gas projects on the Northwest Shelf and at Wheatstone.
A graduate of the Harvard Business School and with a degree in engineering, Robin is leading negotiations on long term off-take contracts for the Outer Harbor Project in South Australia.

 

Raj Aggarwal

Raj Aggarwal

Director Commercial

Raj Aggarwal is Venice Energy’s Commercial Director. He joined with 14 years of experience as an investment banking executive in M&A, project financing and capital raising. His previous experience includes nine years with Macquarie Capital based in Sydney, the Middle East and Perth, and three years with Woodside Energy Limited in its exploration and mergers and acquisition team.

 

John Nicholson

John Nicholson

Project Director (Arcadis)

John is the national lead of the Project Management group of Arcadis focused on the delivery of Industrial and Infrastructure projects. John has extensive experience in the delivery of multi disciplined projects within resources and infrastructure sectors and throughout all stages of projects from initial studies to construction and commissioning.

Pieter Leroux

Pieter Leroux

Chief Financial Officer

Pieter is a global executive with a strong track record of delivering value to businesses including BHP and PWC.  Pieter has more than two decades of experience across a broad range of areas including finance, funding, governance, corporate strategy, commercial and organisational development. 

Approvals and Stakeholder Management

Steve Green

Steve Green

Environmental Approvals, JBS&G

Steve has more than 25 years of experience securing environmental approvals for some of the world’s largest and most complex projects. He brings significant expertise across all stages of the project lifecycle in government negotiations, environmental management and project leadership.

 

Stephanie Glue

Stephanie Glue

Stakeholder Management, Consentium

Stephanie has extensive international and Australian experience designing and delivering stakeholder engagement and communications programs to support major projects.

 

Sylvia Rapo

Sylvia Rapo

corporate affairs

Sylvia has over 20 years of experience as a corporate affairs and communications specialist. Sylvia has spent time working for both major political parties in South Australia as an advisor including as a media advisor to a former Deputy Premier and Treasurer.

More recently, Sylvia has led corporate affairs and communications functions within the private sector across a range of industries including oil and gas, energy infrastructure and defence. She has worked within ASX and internationally listed companies.