GEV Management Fitzpatrick John



John Fitzpatrick has over thirty years’ of experience as a structural engineer specializing in the analysis, design, construction and deployment of unusual structures, including several major structures in the oil & gas industry. In addition to his extensive analysis experience, notably in the field of Arctic structures and marine CNG, he has also consulted internationally, performed third party reviews on behalf of the US Minerals Management Services, and been called as an expert witness. As a member of the Canadian Standards Association design standards committee on offshore structures, John Fitzpatrick participated in the development of Canada’s design codes for offshore structures and also in the development of ABS rules and guidelines for CNG Ships.

John Fitzpatrick’s recent focus has been on developing ships to carry CNG. He has participated in the technical development of these ships beginning with Enron International and the Williams companies. John Fitzpatrick continued this development at SeaNG where he was Director of Engineering. After leaving SeaNG in early 2016, John Fitzpatrick continued his efforts to find the optimum ship design for CNG. This work resulted in a new CNG Ship design (patents pending) – the SeaNG Optimum Technology ship.

John Fitzpatrick has an engineering degree from the University of Galway. He has published and presented peer reviewed papers on the topics of offshore structures, ice mechanics and ships.

GEV Management Stenning Dave



With over thirty years of experience in the international energy industry, David Stenning has had the opportunity to play leadership roles in engineering, managing and executing challenging projects. He began his career designing and constructing offshore platforms for the Arctic; including the first two Arctic offshore drilling structures. David Stenning subsequently consulted to several energy companies, working on projects for developing offshore oil and gas reserves, primarily in the northern seas.

More recently, David Stenning co-invented and led the development of specialized CNG Ships which compete with LNG ships in regional markets. As Manager of Marine CNG at Enron International he was charged with leading their marine CNG team. This required the development of new ship designs and resolving many technical and regulatory challenges. David Stenning continued this work at the Williams Company as Director of Marine CNG. In 2005, he co-founded SeaNG which acquired the CNG technologies developed at Enron and Williams. As President and COO, David Stenning continued the technical and commercial development and SeaNG became one of the leading companies in marine CNG. David Stenning left SeaNG in the early 2016 and continues to advocate for marine CNG.

David Stenning has published and presented technical and economic papers at many international conferences in the fields of offshore engineering, project management and marine CNG. He has also prepared and presented project and finance reports to investors, regulators and stakeholders. David Stenning holds an engineering degree from the University of British Colombia and a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Calgary.




Jack Toby has over 30 years experience in senior management positions across a number of public companies in a range of industries. Mr Toby is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and an Associate member of the Australian Computer Society. He has extensive experience as a Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of major corporations and public companies since 1984.




David is regarded as a global expert in marine CNG.  He has advised dozens of clients on marine CNG and energy infrastructure assessment and development.

David Bradley holds a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University and Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.  He has over thirty-five years’ experience in commercial business development and operations of energy infrastructure including natural gas pipelines, mid-stream gas gathering and processing, and CNG operations.  Corporate experience includes 20 years in senior management roles within global energy infrastructure companies.  He has managed operations and development of energy infrastructure in Australia, U.S., Asia, and Africa.

David is the Managing Director of Gas Transport Solutions Pty Ltd, established in 2002, which provides energy infrastructure development guidance and market analysis.  GTS has now advised over 50 clients globally; most of those clients seeking to assess and develop marine CNG solutions.

David is also the Managing Director and part owner of Exmouth Energy, an operating CNG and power generation business in Western Australia. This business includes a CNG bulk haulage operation which fuels a regional power station and is now in its’ 12th year of continuous successful operation.

David is also a non-executive Director on several energy infrastructure and resource company boards, including public and private companies.




Raj Served the United States Government /U.S. Embassy for 18 years Senior Public Affairs advisor working on economic, trade, business bilateral issues and served the Malaysian Minister in his political party heading the education and investment departments.

Raj has been an Executive Director of OKA Motor Company manufacturing multi-terrain trucks for domestic and export sales, Country Manager (based in India) for Australian Energy Equity Corporation Ltd. He worked in the Power sector in four states. Worked with state and federal governments in India, and with major Indian public companies. Raj worked with Mosbacher Oil and Gas Ltd of the United States, negotiating with Indian Government for a gas concession (PY1). Raj also worked with NRG of the USA for the acquisition of power plants in India.

He returned to Australia in 2002 and was appointed as Director of Business Development of LNG Australia Ltd working on gas sales opportunities in India and Sri Lanka. Raj also worked in Indonesia in coal field acquisition for Indian Company GMR Ltd and in Queensland in coal field acquisition for Indian Company Lanco Ltd. He was appointed as Director and later as advisor to Lanco Resources Australia Ltd, owners of the Griffin coal mine in Collie until 2017.

Raj is also Managing Director of Park Medical Group Pty Ltd.

GEV Management Rojer Whelan



In addition to his role on the GEV Management Team, Roger is also the President and CEO of Houston based Meridian LNG Holdings Corp. and responsible for the development of the proposed Port Meridian terminal for CNG and LNG imports into the UK.  Over the last 25 years, Roger Whelan has held senior positions in the energy sector focused on structuring and financing activities for major energy development projects in North America, the UK, Russia, Africa and Trinidad and Tobago.  As an established investment banker in London, Roger Whelan was Head of Oil & Gas advisory for Rothschild, Director M&A at HSBC and a sector analyst for Morgan Stanley International.   Roger Whelan also held senior in-house business development and management roles at BP Amoco, BG Group and Canadian Superior.  Most recently, Roger Whelan was EVP Corporate Development at Canadian Superior, Country Manager for BG Equatorial Guinea and VP LNG and Upstream Supply for BG Trinidad & Tobago.  

Roger Whelan has an MBA from the Wharton School, an MSc in Management Science from Imperial College London and a B Eng. and BA Mathematics from Trinity College Dublin.




An international executive with extensive knowledge of integrated energy projects. Direct in-country experience in developing successful energy projects including deepwater offshore and onshore drilling, onshore and offshore developments and production, securing project finance, construction and operations – particularly in Asia.




Milton is a petroleum geologist who graduated from the University of NSW with Honours in 1984. He has over 30 years of Domestic and International experience in Petroleum Basins within Australia, South East Asia, East Asia, Middle East, Africa and the USA. This has included senior technical and /or management positions in ASX listed companies; including Ampolex, Oil company of Australia (Origin), Petroz (acquired by Conoco Phillips), Energy Equity Corporation (now Energy World), Amity Oil, LNG Limited, AWE and Tap Oil. He has significant involvement in a number of large oil and gas discoveries and business development activities. He maintain an extensive network of industry relationships and has a passion for business development.