Neptune Energy appoints new General Counsel


Ben Walker joins as General Counsel, based in London, in the second half of 2019.

Neptune Energy has today announced the appointment of Ben Walker as General Counsel, based in London. He will take up his new role in September this year.

Mr Walker is currently General Counsel and Company Secretary of Vivo Energy plc, a pan-African fuel retailer and distributor. Prior to joining Vivo Energy, he held the roles of Senior Legal Counsel with Centrica plc, and Associate with Slaughter and May.

Mr Walker is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales and holds a First Class Honours Degree in History from Cambridge University.

Jim House, CEO of Neptune Energy, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Ben to Neptune at an important period of time for the business.

“Ben brings extensive experience to the role and will strengthen the management team as we look forward to delivering further growth in 2019 and beyond.”

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Gavin Roberts, Communications Manager

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About Neptune Energy

Neptune Energy is an independent global E&P company with operations across the North Sea, North Africa and Asia Pacific. Neptune had production of around 160 thousand net barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2018 and 2P reserves at 31st December 2018 of 638 million barrels of oil equivalent. The Company, founded by Sam Laidlaw, is backed by CIC and funds advised by Carlyle Group and CVC Capital Partners.

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