Anthony J Gumbiner
Anthony J Gumbiner
Mr. Gumbiner currently serves as Chairman and Managing Director of the Hallwood Family Office and as a Director of BlueCrest Energy Inc.

Although the Hallwood companies were established in England over 80 years ago, for the last 40 years Mr. Gumbiner and his family have been regarded as the principal beneficiaries.

During his career, Mr. Gumbiner has served as Chairman and Chief Executive of companies on the London Stock Exchange, The New York Stock Exchange, The American Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.

Mr. Gumbiner attended the College of Law in Guildford England and qualified as a Solicitor of the English Supreme Court in 1968 with First Class Honors and distinctions in Company Law and Partnership.

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William (Bill) L. Guzzetti
William (Bill) L. Guzzetti
Mr. Guzzetti currently serves as a Managing Director of the Hallwood Family Office and as President of both The Hallwood Group Inc. and Hallwood Oil and Gas Inc.

Mr. Guzzetti has 36 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and has held senior management positions with Saxon Oil Company and previous Hallwood entities.

He has been President of Hallwood G.P., the General Partner of HEP Partners L.P. (formerly, Hallwood Energy Partners LP) and Hallwood Petroleum Inc. (HPI), a Manager of HEP Partners L.P. (formerly, Hallwood Energy Partners LP) and has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of HEP Pure, LP (formerly, Hallwood Energy Corporation) and as a Director of Hallwood Consolidated Resources (“Hallwood Consolidated”).

Mr. Guzzetti received his B.A. from Harvard University in 1964 and holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida.

William (Bill) H. Marble
William (Bill) H. Marble
Mr. Marble has worked as Chief Engineering Officer of Hallwood through previous Hallwood Energy entities.

His experience includes work with Schlumberger, Texas American Bank and various Permian basin independents.

Mr. Marble holds a BS in Petroleum Engineering from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. He is a registered engineer in the State of Colorado, a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Houston Geological Society and the American Association of Professional Land men.

Gert Lessing
Gert Lessing
Mr. Lessing serves as a Managing Director of the Hallwood Family Office. He is responsible for the management of the Dallas based family office, of the trust and the operations of Hallwood’s leasing subsidiary.

Mr. Lessing currently serves as President and co-CEO of leasing, President of Hallwood Financial Limited and director of Hallwood Investments Limited and Hallwood Family (BVI) L.P.

His role and responsibilities include management of Hallwood’s banking relationships, new business development, financial management and reporting, strategic and investment management, and estate and tax planning, capital formation, corporate restructuring, and crisis management.

He received his professional education in his home country of South Africa.

Celine Gumbiner Jacobson
Celine Gumbiner Jacobson
Mrs. Jacobson serves as Managing Director of the Hallwood Family Office and as Chairman of Brookwood Companies.

Mrs. Jacobson’s responsibilities include portfolio management, research and development of investment ideas and strategies, and investment banking and legal relationships.

Mrs. Jacobson received her B.A. from Southern Methodist University. She was also the co-founder and publisher of a national women’s magazine, BeE WOMAN.

Joe Koenig
Joe Koenig
Mr. Koenig serves as Chief Financial Officer and secretary with Hallwood Modular Buildings, LLC since June 2012.He has also served as treasurer for The Hallwood Group Incorporated since 1984 and as treasurer for Hallwood Financial Limited since August 2014.

He is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr. Koenig received his B.B.A. from Cleveland State University in 1978. He worked with Touche Ross & Co for six years.

Richard Kelley
Richard Kelley
Mr. Kelley serves as Chief Financial Officer of The Hallwood Group Incorporated (a NYSE Amex listed company from 1984 to 2014) and as Hallwood’s Director of Human Resources.

He received his BSBA in Professional and Public Accounting from The University of Southern Mississippi in May 1983.

Russell (Russ) Meduna
Russell (Russ) Meduna
Mr. Meduna has worked as President of several Hallwood entities with great experience in all phases of oil and gas engineering, operations, and management.

He is a registered engineer in Texas and Colorado, and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Society of Professional Engineers.

George Brinkworth
George Brinkworth
Mr. Brinkworth has worked for Hallwood as a consulting geologist in exploration for many years.

He has experience with various exploration and production companies in the United Kingdom, Spain, Morocco, Egypt, Indonesia, Malaysia and Peru, as well as in the United States. He is a registered geophysicist in the State of California

Richard Reavley
Richard Reavley
Mr. Reavley serves as CEO of Hallwood Oil and Gas Limited.

He is the founder and former CEO of Hawley Oil and Gas, a listed E&P company, with gas assets in Ukraine.

Mr. Reavley was a former capital markets professional with CSFB and BNP Paribas. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry from the University of Kent and an MBA from London Business School

Louis Castro
Louis Castro
Mr. Castro serves as CFO of Hallwood Oil and Gas Limited.

He is the former CFO of Eland Oil & Gas, an AIM-listed company with development and production assets in Nigeria.

He spent 25 years in corporate finance and broking with specialization in the oil & gas sectors and mining sectors. He was the former MD at Northland Capital and previous to that, the head of Corporate Finance and a partner at Matrix Corporate Capital. Originally with SG Warburg (UBS).

Mr. Castro is a chartered Accountant and has a double degree in Engineering and Economics.

Kelechi Ojukwu
Kelechi Ojukwu
Mr. Ojukwu serves as COO of Hallwood Oil and Gas Limited.

He is a Chartered Petroleum Engineer with over 25+ years’ experience having managed assets for Shell, Schlumberger and Burlington Resources in Nigeria, Oman, Algeria and the UK North Sea. He was the former Change Program Manager at NNPC.

A Nigerian and British National with a MEng (Petroleum Engineering) from Heriot Watt University and a BEng from the University of Nigeria

Steve Davies
Steve Davies
Mr. Davies serves as CTO of Hallwood Oil and Gas Limited.

He is a highly experienced oil company geoscientist and technical manager with extensive experience of running exploration and development projects in Africa and Europe. He worked in both major and junior oil and gas companies including BG, Shell and LASMO.

Mr. Davies has several years of operational and new business experience in Nigeria including managing development drilling and seismic programs.
He holds a BSc in Geophysics (Durham) and MSc in Petroleum Geology (Imperial.)

Mark Lowndes
Mark Lowndes
Mr. Lowndes is the director of Hallwood Asia Pacific Limited.

Mr Lowndes is founder and Managing Director of leading New Zealand corporate and commercial law firm Lowndes Law. He is admitted to the bar in Australia and New Zealand and has a background advising on corporate advisory matters, mergers and acquisitions, technology, international investment and corporate governance. He has served as global Chair of Multilaw, a leading global association of over 9,000 lawyers practicing in 100 countries, ranked as ‘Elite’ by the leading legal directory Chambers Global.

Hallwood’s Professional and Board Relationships

Professionals and Lawyers

Chrystal Capital is a London based independent corporate finance firm providing alternative sources of funding for select private and public companies globally.

In the past we have worked with Paul Tetlow, senior oil and gas partner at K&L Gates; he acted for us along with Vinson & Elkins of Houston in our Alaskan transaction and with the Weil Gotshal Warsaw office in the Polish deal.

Board Relationships

In our Polish oil and gas venture Dr Chris Fay serves as Chairman. Dr. Fay formerly served as Chairman and Chief Executive of Shell UK. He also currently serves as a director of several major companies listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Another prominent Hallwood director in our Polish oil and gas venture is Todd Mitchell, a geologist well respected in the industry. When Mitchell Energy was sold to Devon Energy Corporation, Todd as representative of the Mitchell Family Office and as Devon’s largest shareholder, served for many years on the Devon Energy board.

Our Alaskan venture BlueCrest Energy Inc is chaired by Bob Israel the former Head of the Energy Department of Schroders in New York We also have on this board Vadim Gluzman formerly VP of Lukoil USA and Robert McKee formerly the Executive VP of global Exploration and Production for ConocoPhillips.