David P. Maxwell

David P. Maxwell

Managing Director

M. Tech, F.A.I.C.D.

Experience and expertise

Mr Maxwell is a leading oil and gas industry executive with more than 25 years in senior executive roles with companies such as BG Group, Woodside Petroleum Limited and Santos Limited. Mr Maxwell has very successfully led many large commercial, marketing and business development projects.

Prior to joining Cooper Energy Mr Maxwell worked with the BG Group, where he was responsible for all commercial, exploration, business development, strategy and marketing activities in Australia and led BG Group’s entry into Australia and Asia including a number of material acquisitions.

Mr Maxwell has served on a number of industry association boards, government advisory groups and public company boards.

Current and other directorships in the last 3 years

Mr Maxwell is a Director of the wholly owned subsidiaries of Cooper Energy Limited. He is also on the board of the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (since 2018) and the Minerals and Energy Advisory Council (South Australia Government) (since 2019).

Special responsibilities

Mr Maxwell is Managing Director. He is responsible for the day-to-day leadership of Cooper Energy, and is the leader of the Executive Leadership Team. Mr Maxwell is also Chairman of the HSEC Committee (being a management committee, not a Board committee).

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