Mr Mitchell was appointed Executive Chairman on 20 March 2014. Mr Mitchell has been involved in the drilling industry for virtually his entire life and has been with Mitchell since the company’s earliest days. With a career spanning almost 30 years, he has a proven track record as an industry leader in technical development and business growth.
Mr Mitchell is currently Executive Chairman of Mitchell Group Holdings Pty Ltd including Ports, Energy, and Equipment. Previously, as CEO for Mitchell Drilling Contractors the company doubled in size and Mr Mitchell directed an international expansion expanding into India, China, Indonesia, the United States and various countries in southern Africa. Other directorships include Mitchell Drilling International, Sub161 and Verso Energy.
Mr Miller founded Drill Torque in 1992 with one drill rig, which grew to 29 rigs prior to the acquisition of Well Drilled. Mr Miller has been involved in all aspects of the drilling industry for the past 28 years. His experience encompasses working with all types of drilling rigs, building rigs and managing drilling companies.
Having worked in most exploration areas in Australia he knows the drilling conditions, equipment requirements and pricing structure to maximise productivity for the company's fleet. Mr Miller is widely known and well regarded in the industry.
Robert Douglas BCom, LLB
Mr Douglas was appointed a Non–Executive Director on 29 November 2013. Mr Douglas has over 15 years of experience in finance and investment banking and is currently an Executive Director of Morgans Financial.
Mr Douglas has experience in all aspects of corporate advisory and equity capital raising for listed public companies and companies seeking to list, including offer structure, prospectus preparation, due diligence, accounts and forecasting, risk management, sales and marketing, logistics and legal requirements. During this time Mr Douglas has worked extensively with energy and resource companies.
Neal O'Connor LLB, GAICD
Mr O'Connor was appointed a Non-Executive Director on 20 October 2015 and is also Chairman of the Audit and Risk and Remuneration and Nomination Committees.
Mr O'Connor was formerly General Counsel and Company Secretary and an Executive Committee member of the global Xstrata Copper. He has extensive experience in the resource industry and brings an added focus on Corporate Governance and Risk Management to the Board.