Michael Hughes - Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
MA Mathematics, MAICD
Mike is a seasoned oil and gas industry executive who has previously worked as Gas Supply Director for Santos Limited’s Gladstone Liquefied Natural Gas (GLNG) project and brings a wealth of commercial, operating and project development expertise to WestSide.
He has an international track record of building and operating successful oil and gas businesses in Asia and Australia and invaluable local experience gained while working within Queensland’s emerging export CSG-to-LNG industry.
With more than 20 years’ experience in the international oil and gas sector, Michael played an instrumental role in building and running the South East Asian operations of integrated global energy company Hess Corporation before joining the GLNG project in 2009.
He has a Masters in Mathematics from the University of Oxford and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.