Walter Roberts, Corporate Secretary

M.A. (Cantab.)

Solicitor of the Supreme Court (England)

Solicitor of the Supreme Court (Hong Kong)


Walter Roberts is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court in England and also in Hong Kong. He did his training as a Solicitor with the prestigious firm of Simmons & Simmons and practiced in both their London and Brussels offices before being recruited by Phillips Petroleum for a major litigation case against British Gas.


Mr. Roberts has accumulated 34 years of expertise as a senior oil industry lawyer and commercial advisor. His first managerial post was with LASMO Energy Australia and his first directorship was with Bow Valley Petroleum (UK) Limited. His extensive professional experience has earned him non-executive directorships of two AIM listed companies for whom he also provides extensive legal advice.


As a Director for Pinnacle Energy Limited for over 14 years, Mr. Roberts has personally directed the outsourcing of professional skills and project teams in the restructured oil industry. Mr. Roberts has been a member of the European Petroleum Negotiators Group since 1990.