Roderick has thirty years oil industry experience, primarily in new ventures and the management of projects and operations in developing countries. His projects have ranged from multi-million to multi-billion dollar wildcat exploration, discovery, appraisal and development scenarios.

Roderick has managed over 200 projects, working for most of the majors including BHP, BP, Shell, Amoco, Chevron and Mobil. He has developed a strong track record in forging strong relationships with government officials, investors and operators. Roderick spent his early career as a Consultant and Operations Geologist in Europe, Africa and the North Sea. He is a graduate of the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College (MSc. Petroleum Geology) and the University of Manchester (BSc. Geology)