Chris Finlayson

InterOil appointed Chris Finlayson, the former chief executive officer (CEO) of BG Group, as chairman-designate. Finlayson has nearly 40 years of experience in the industry and has led exploration and production ventures in Russia, Nigeria, Brunei, the North Sea, Europe, and Asia with BG Group and Royal Dutch Shell, where he was a former executive vice president and managing director. He has spent more than 15 years in senior level positions, working successfully with national oil companies and governments in China, Japan, and South Korea. Finlayson holds a BS in physics and geology with first-class honors from the University of Machester.