Jane Norman

Managing Director and CEO
B.Sc. Chemistry and Pure Mathematics; B. Eng. (Hons). Chemical Engineering; Post Grad. Diploma in Management and Economics of Natural Gas; Corporate Finance; G.A.I.C.D

Jane is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. She is responsible for the day-to-day leadership of Cooper Energy, and is the leader of the Executive Leadership Team.

Experience and expertise

Jane has worked and studied in Australia and the UK and brings 30 years of industry experience in the energy markets. She began her career with Shell International Exploration & Production as a Process Engineer in operations and then as a Commercial Advisor in The Hague, Aberdeen and London.

Subsequently, in London, Jane held corporate finance and equity capital markets roles with Cazenove & Co (now JP Morgan Cazenove) and Goldman Sachs.

Jane returned to Australia to join Santos where she held senior commercial, corporate strategy and Executive Committee roles. She led major strategic initiatives at Santos and played a key role in Santos’ growth strategy, in particular the merger with Oil Search.

During her time at Santos Jane helped drive the transformation of company performance - helping to establish the growth strategy focused on cash generation and shareholder returns and, more recently, the company’s energy transition strategy. Jane holds a Bachelor of Science (Pure Mathematics and Chemistry) and Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Hons) from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma in Management and Economics of Natural Gas (Distinction) from the University of Oxford. Jane is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Current and other directorships

Jane is a Director of the wholly owned subsidiaries of Cooper Energy Limited.