Fastnet Oil & Gas Names New CFO

Fastnet Oil and Gas plc, the E&P company focused on exploration acreage in Africa and the Celtic Sea, has appointed Will Holland to the Board of Directors as Chief Financial Officer, with immediate effect.


Holland has over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas business, primarily gained in Africa and Europe. He started his career as a cementing and ‘frac’ engineer at Halliburton Energy Services before moving into business development roles based in Africa.

After 2 years leading internal audit teams at Halliburton, he joined Macquarie Bank in London in 2007 where he originated, structured and managed equity and debt investments in small-cap E&P companies. Holland holds a B.Eng (Mech) from Warwick University and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University.

Cathal Friel, Chairman of Fastnet commented: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Will as CFO of Fastnet. His financial experience, combined with an in-depth knowledge of the industry and technical understanding will prove invaluable to the Company as it continues to develop and grow in the years ahead.”

Press Release, May 12, 2014

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