Advisory Board Member, Larus Energy
John Chambers is an energy executive with 38 years of global experience across exploration, development and production activity in technical, commercial and senior management roles. John retired from Santos at end 2022 where he had been Vice President for Offshore Upstream, Northern Australia and Timor-Leste. Other roles John had variously held in Santos include Vice President and Country Manager Santos PNG, Asia Pacific Exploration Manager, President Santos Bangladesh, Country Manager Santos Vietnam, Country Manager Santos India and Exploration Manager Onshore Australia. John has served on the Council of the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum as well as on the Executive of the Australia-PNG Business Council.
Prior to joining Santos, John worked extensively throughout Western Australia, Southeast Asia and South America for Woodside, LASMO and Venture Production. John has a BSC (Hons) Degree with a Geology major from University of Melbourne and a combined UNISA/UCL MBA with an energy focus and is a Graduate of AICD. John joined Larus Energy Limited in 2022, as a member of the companies Advisory Board. This is part of his current consultancy work which focuses on assisting developing nations and resources companies navigate the energy transition while optimising benefit sharing.