B. BUS (ACC), GRAD DIP (ASIAN STUDIES)
Mr Tom Soulsby is a graduate of Swinburne (B. Bus (Acct)) and Monash University (Grad. Dip. Asian Stud.) and has over 25 years' experience in the oil and gas and resources sector spanning investment banking, corporate business development, and management and leadership roles.
Tom initially worked as an accountant, starting his career at KPMG and Western Mining before moving to Potter Warburg (now UBS) in Melbourne as a resources equity research analyst. He subsequently joined ANZ in Melbourne, before being posted to Jakarta and then Singapore as Regional Head of Corporate Finance and as a Director of ANZ Singapore Ltd.
After ANZ, Tom was a founding Director at Indonesian-listed Energi Mega Persada (EMP) in 2003 and until 2008, where he was responsible for the acquisition of assets which added 525 MMboe to EMP’s 2P reserves – a key growth driver for the company.
Bringing together his extensive experience in resource industry management and investment banking, as their Chief Executive Officer Tom was instrumental in growing Risco Energy, its capabilities and delivering value to its shareholders. Tom is also currently a Director of Lion Energy Ltd.
Tom has substantial commercial and resource industry experience, with extensive knowledge of the South East Asian market, giving him a skill set that complements the other members of the Tap Board.