George Maxwell has over 20 years’ oil industry experience in both the producing and service/manufacturing arena. He was until recently Business Development Manager for Addax and, prior to this, Commercial Manager in Geneva. Mr. Maxwell joined Addax in 2004 and held the General Manager’s position in Nigeria, responsible for finance, fiscal and commercial activities.
Prior to this, Mr. Maxwell worked with ABB Oil & Gas as vice president of finance based in the UK with responsibilities for Europe and Africa. He held a similar position in Houston, from where the organization ran its operations in 10 countries. Prior to this, Mr. Maxwell was located in Singapore as finance director for Asia Pacific and Middle East, handling currency swaps and minimising exposures during the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s.
Mr. Maxwell began his career at Texaco working in economics and fiscal planning and has held various directorships in the UK, France, Singapore, Iran, Canada, Australia and Nigeria in the shipping, manufacturing and oil producing sectors.
Mr. Maxwell graduated from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen with a Masters in Business Administration. He is currently on the board and is the financial director of Elcrest.