Paul joined Whalsay in 2017, having been an Executive Vice President for Talisman Energy Inc, and prior to this he spent 31 years with Conoco and ConocoPhillips, latterly in regional president roles with accountability for the Middle East, Africa and Europe. On joining Talisman in 2012, Paul was accountable for businesses in Norway, UK, Colombia, Poland, Peru and Kurdistan and the corporate technical functions (exploration, drilling, projects, sub-surface) and corporate HSE. Formerly co-chair of Oil & Gas UK and President of the Indonesian Petroleum Association.
Carlo Mattoni is a seasoned investor with more than 15 years of experience managing capital in a diverse array of markets. In 2017, Mr. Mattoni co-founded CM Squared, an independent sponsor of private equity investments and private credit arrangements. Previously, Mr. Mattoni was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of QVT Financial where he employed a value-based approach to managing a portfolio of energy, shipping and commodity-related investments as well as investments across industries in Latin America.
Shanil Shah is a Partner at Warwick Capital Partners, having joined the firm over 6 years ago. At Warwick, Mr. Shah has made numerous public and private investments across Europe in a range of industries including energy, shipping, real estate and hospitality, amongst others. Mr. Shah’s career spans over 12 years. Prior to joining Warwick, he was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, working as a desk analyst on the High Yield and Distressed Debt trading desk. Mr. Shah started his career in the Investment Banking Division of Lehman Brothers.