Mike is the currently the Commercial Advisor in the Supply Department at RasGas LNG Company Limited – based in Doha, Qatar. Before then, he served as the Head of Contracts in the same Company being responsible for the management of over 120 major contracts. In 2008, Mike was Manager, Supply Chain Management (Operations, Production and Engineering) in Shell Group of Companies in Nigeria, managing budget of $2.6 Billion. Between 2005 and 2008, Mike was the Contracts and Procurement Manager with The Shell & BP Refinery, in Durban, South Africa. There he was responsible for Contracts, Procurement, Legal, and Inventory Management. He also served in Shell companies in the U.K, US, and The Netherlands. On the professional front, Mike is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply and served as Qatar Country Chairman for four year. Mike is a lawyer by training and holds diplomas in Supply Chain Management (CIPS) and Personnel Management (CITAS). A professional Legal, Contracts/Procurements Manager and Leader, with extensive knowledge and expertise in all aspects of commercial, legal, procurement, contracts, project Management, gained over 25 years in the oil, gas, petrochemical, refining, off-shore and LNG industries. Mike is recognised as a leading voice in oil and gas contracts and procurement through his writings and speeches.