Louis is highly experienced and well qualified Director and Chartered Accountant with some thirty years spent in industry and in financial services, including positions as Chief Executive, Finance Director and Non-Executive Director of several AIM listed companies. He was previously the CFO at Eland Oil & Gas plc where he had full executive responsibility for finance, legal, corporate finance and a budget of over $150m. He has held numerous board positions with both quoted public and private businesses as either a Partner or Director. Previously he worked in financial services, in corporate finance and capital markets, with particular specialism in the funding and advising of small and mid-cap companies across many sectors. Louis currently serves as a director of Green Park Oil and Gas and a non-executive director of Stanley Gibbons Group plc, Jangada Mines plc and Ascent Resources plc. Louis is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales.