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Neil McCulloch

Neil McCulloch

Representing Spirit Energy

Neil is an Executive Vice President with responsibility for Spirit Energy’s Technical and Operated Assets. He is a chartered engineer with more than 25 years’ upstream energy industry experience.

Prior to joining Spirit Energy in 2018, Neil held roles including Chief Operating Officer for EnQuest and SVP of Engineering and Production at OMV in Vienna. He also enjoyed 11 years of asset and functional general management roles at BG Group Plc.

Neil has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University and a Masters with Distinction in Petroleum Engineering from Heriot Watt.

He holds a number of industry assignments including: Member of the Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) Board; non-Executive Director at the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC); member of the MER UK Steering Group, with leadership of the Decommissioning Task Force and member of Opportunity North East’s Oil, Gas & Energy Board. Neil is also a Fellow of the Energy Institute.