Executive Director, Vice President Exploration and New Ventures
BSc (Hons) (Mining Engineering), MAppSc (Exploration Geophysics)
Paul Senycia was appointed to the Board on 24 April 2018. Paul joined Otto in 2010 as Exploration Manager, and since 2015 has led the Company’s technical operations. Paul has been instrumental in the implementation of Otto’s US strategy and was closely involved in the successful farm-in to SM 71 in the Gulf of Mexico, which recently moved into production.
A seasoned oil and gas professional, trained as an exploration geoscientist, Paul has over 35 years of international oil and gas experience in both commercial and technical aspects of the business. This was gained with large and small companies worldwide including Shell, Woodside and Beach Petroleum. Over the last twenty years Paul has accumulated substantial Gulf of Mexico expertise both on the shelf and in the deep water. This has included deal capture, asset management and project divestment activities. Outside the Gulf of Mexico, Paul has worked in Europe, Asia, Africa and Australasia both on and offshore.