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PETER COMPTON

Finance and Administration Director 

Peter Compton is a qualified Chartered Accountant with 30 years’ experience, of which the last 18 have been in the oil and gas industry.

Peter has worked in a number of countries, most recently Tunisia, Kurdistan, Cameroon and Algeria. Following a PhD in economic history, Peter started his career as an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand. After spells working as an auditor in the UK and France, and experience in financial management in an American group and a renewable energy start-up, Peter began his oil industry career with Burlington Resources in London.

He has since held a variety of Senior Finance Manager and Country Manager roles in the energy industry. He has focused on improving processes, controls and implementing robust value protection and management strategies, as well as ensuring excellent working relationships with host governments and other stakeholders.

Prior to joining Assala Energy, Peter held the position of Finance Manager with Petrofac in Tunisia.