Australian energy company WHL Energy has announced the appointment of ‘highly regarded’ oil and gas executive Gary King to the company’s Board as a Non-Executive Director.


Mr King will bring 30 years of experience in oil and gas and asset management to the WHL Board, and will be based out of Dubai.


“The Company is pleased to have Gary King join the Board.  Gary has already provided significant input in his role as an advisor to the Board to date, and his experience and background across a range of business spheres will be a real asset as WHL Energy continues its active growth plans in Africa and Australia.” WHL’s Managing Director Steve Noske said.


Currently the Chief Executive Officer of Dutco Natural Resources Investments Ltd, based in Dubai, UAE, Mr King was a founding member of the private equity GCC Energy Fund, and founding CEO of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange and CEO of Investment Fund "Dubai Natural Resources World", an investment company focused on commodities and natural resources.