Steven McTiernan, a British national, has over forty years of diverse natural resources industry and banking experience with Amoco, BP, and Mesa Petroleum, and with Chase Manhattan Bank, CIBC and NatWest Markets. While at Chase, he structured a broad range of corporate and project financings and managed a number of ground-breaking acquisition and divestiture advisory transactions. He has been a Non-Executive Independent Director at First Quantum Minerals Ltd. since August 14, 2010, and an Independent Director at Songa Offshore SE since January 10, 2013. Mr. McTiernan served as a Non-Executive Director at Tullow Oil plc from 2002 until December 31, 2012 and as its Senior Independent Director from January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2012. Mr. McTiernan received an MA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge, and is also currently principal of Sandown Energy Consultants Limited.