Rob Tims

Rob Tims

Managing Director RWT Energy Advisory Ltd

Rob has a 27-year career within the oil industry, consultancy and investment banking with extensive experience in emerging markets, particularly within Africa.
 
He formed RWT Energy Advisory in January 2016 to provide strategic M&A and funding advice to companies doing business in the oil and gas sector in Africa and is also the CFO of Rhino Resources Ltd, a privately backed early stage exploration company with assets in five countries across the continent.
 
Previously, as Managing Director with responsibility for Africa, Rob built Standard Chartered into the leading M&A advisor to the sector in Africa advising on many of the continent’s landmark transactions including Tullow’s sale of part of its Ugandan interests to CNOOC and Total, the sale of Cove Energy to PTTEP, the formation by Petrobras of a joint venture for its African business, and Oando on its first major upstream acquisition of 2 deepwater blocks from Agip. 
Previous banking experience with Dresdner Kleinwort included advising Sasol on the financing of the Mozambique South Africa Gas Project and Sonangol on their downstream business and with Chase Manhattan in both financing and M&A roles. 
 
Rob also worked in industry with British Borneo in Business Development and started his career as a petroleum engineer with Shell and later independent consultants ERC.
 
Rob has a First Class degree in Mathematics from Oxford University and a MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College, London
 

Time and date Venue Topic Speakers

Tuesday 05/11/2019

From 10:00 To 11:00

11/05/2019 10:00 11/05/2019 11:00 The future investment outlook for the African upstream Our four opening keynotes explore where investors and financiers should be putting their money right now?

Private Equity and the African Oil and Gas Industry: Current Trends, Obstacles and Opportunities
  • Stephanie Wade, Partner, 7 Summits Capital
  • Glen Penfield, Director, Chicxulub Geosciences

Fuelling the Future: Future Energy Scenarios and Project's Potential Returns
  • Jon Clark, Partner - EMEIA Leader Oil & Gas Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young

Best Practice in Energy Risk Management 
  • Chris Leeds, Executive Director – Energy Sales, Standard Chartered Bank

Investing in African Oil & Gas: How Does it Compare to Other Emerging Market Sectors?
  • Rob Tims, Managing Director, RWT Energy Advisors, CFO, Rhino Resources
Finance Forum

Finance Forum

"The future investment outlook for the African upstream"

Chris Leeds Glen Penfield Jon Clark Rob Tims Stephanie Wade
Time and date

Tuesday 05/11/2019

From 10:00 To 11:00

11/05/2019 10:00 11/05/2019 11:00 The future investment outlook for the African upstream Our four opening keynotes explore where investors and financiers should be putting their money right now?

Private Equity and the African Oil and Gas Industry: Current Trends, Obstacles and Opportunities
  • Stephanie Wade, Partner, 7 Summits Capital
  • Glen Penfield, Director, Chicxulub Geosciences

Fuelling the Future: Future Energy Scenarios and Project's Potential Returns
  • Jon Clark, Partner - EMEIA Leader Oil & Gas Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young

Best Practice in Energy Risk Management 
  • Chris Leeds, Executive Director – Energy Sales, Standard Chartered Bank

Investing in African Oil & Gas: How Does it Compare to Other Emerging Market Sectors?
  • Rob Tims, Managing Director, RWT Energy Advisors, CFO, Rhino Resources
Finance Forum
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