Board of Directors

The board of directors of Orca Energy Limited has a well balanced mix of technical, corporate and administrative capacity. Collectively, the board boasts a strong history of project acquisition, development and management and extensive experience in capital raising in Australia and Europe.


Managing Director

Mr Bandy has 15 years of experience in retail, corporate and capital markets, both in Australia and overseas. Mr Bandy worked as a Senior Client Advisor at Montagu Stockbrokers and Patersons Securities for over 10 years before moving to the corporate sector. A former director of Empire Beer Group Limited, Mr Bandy oversaw the acquisition of Car Parking Technologies (now Smart Parking Limited ASX: SPZ) before stepping down as Executive Director. Mr Bandy is also currently an Executive Director of Red Emperor Resources NL (ASX/AIM: RMP) which has successfully raised in excess of $40m over the past 3 years and participated in two landmark oil exploration wells in East Africa.


Non Executive Director

Mr Bontempo has worked in Investment banking and corporate Advisory since qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in 1997. Mr Bontempo has worked for investment banks in Australia and the UK and has been closely involved with the advising and financing of companies in the resources industry specialising in asset sales and ASX | AIM listings. Mr Bontempo is also currently a director of Glory Resources Limited and Red Emperor Resources NL.


Non Executive Director

Mr Rayner is a Petroleum Engineer with over 15 years of experience, specialising in resource and project evaluations, field development planning and production optimisation.┬áMr Rayner is the current Technical Director of Sunbird Energy Ltd and oversees the development of the company’s South African offshore gas project. Mr Rayner has also worked on African projects for Addax Petroleum Ltd, managing its appraisal programs and resource portfolio.