Geoff is a seasoned project contract professional working in the oil and gas industry for over 35 years, in the Middle East, Far East, Africa and Europe. He has been responsible for all aspects of Contracting and Procurement (CP) in projects, from the development of project contract strategies through to the close out of claims, and his last role before retirement was setting the standard for best practice project CP processes in Shell International. Geoff is now CEO of Byzantec Ltd, a consultancy he formed that is dedicated to improving the understanding and execution of project CP, through training, process reviews and consultancy support. To this end he is proud to be a member of AVEVA ProCon’s advisory board, helping to shape the further development of an already good product that gives projects the support they need to manage their contracts effectively.
Peter Lamell has worked in senior executive roles in the U.K., U.S., Canada, Asia and Australia. He worked for Shell for over 25 years and was a Board member of Shell Australia. His work experience has primarily been in sales, marketing, strategy plus mergers and acquisitions. In the last few years, he has specialized in being CEO for a number of business turnarounds and has been an executive and Board member of a range of companies in the Energy, Power, Services, Telecommunications and Technology sectors. He is a Director of the Melbourne Forum, Deputy Chairman of Renew Australia, President of Lorne Sculpture Biennale and President of Les Amities. Peter has a Senior Executive MBA from Melbourne Business School and was awarded the Corrs Prize for top student.