Hawkley Oil & Gas
Hawkley Oil & Gas - Primed for Growth

The Board

Hawkley’s board has international public company experience through executive and non-executive roles in locations such as London, Toronto and Australia. Hawkley boasts a professional team of technical experts that have significant experience in the field. The team’s focus is on identifying, acquiring and developing projects that will maximise shareholder returns.

Joseph Naemi – Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Mr. Naemi has thirty years of international experience across the entire hydrocarbons value chain as a founder or co-founder of a series of oil and gas exploration and production ("E&P") companies, with a proven track record of monetising E&P assets.

He has successfully completed several E&P mergers and acquisitions, consummated complex trade-sale transactions, negotiated joint ventures, and facilitated equity and debt capital raisings. He is a highly adaptive leader, having worked in a wide range of jurisdictions including The Americas, North Africa, Middle East, Central Asia, and South East Asia. He has previously served on the board of publicly listed oil & gas and mining companies in Australia, Canada, and Mongolia.



Cosimo Damiano - Executive Director

Mr Damiano's experience involves the strategic analysis and M&A of oil & gas companies for global Investment Banks and Energy Commodity Trading companies in a principal investment role. This experience has provided Mr Damiano with a strong commercial understanding and analytical analysis of financing oil and gas assets across various geographic and fiscal regimes. He has extensive experience in North America, representing the Mercuria Group as a Director of Upstream Investments and represented Mercuria's Board interests in the company's oil and gas investments throughout North and South America. More recently Cosimo was the Managing Director of Xstate Resources Limited, an ASX listed junior oil and gas company with operations onshore northern California.


Murray Wylie - Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary

Mr Wylie has more than 30 years experience in governance and accounting roles in both the public and private sectors. Mr Wylie holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a member of the Governance Institute of Australia. Mr Wylie is Company Secertary for several ASX and AIM listed companies.