MSc Exploration Geophysics, BSc (Hons) Geological Sciences, FGS
General Manager, Exploration & Geoscience
Andy Furniss joined AWE in February 2009 working in Exploration and New Ventures management roles prior to his appointment as General Manager Exploration and Geoscience in January 2016. He is responsible for leading AWE's team of geoscientists across all areas of the business in Exploration, Development and New Ventures.
Andy has over 25 years of industry experience having worked in a variety of senior technical and managerial positions for Chevron, West Australian Petroleum (WAPET) and Paradigm Geophysical. He has extensive exploration experience having worked in the basins of Australia, Indonesia, SE Asia, New Zealand, Gulf of Mexico, UK and West Africa. Specific areas of expertise include portfolio management, prospect evaluation, technical due diligence and peer review, reserves assessment, strategic planning, business development and the application of advanced geophysical technology.