Leadership Team

Chris Wilson

President – Australia West

Chris began his career with ConocoPhillips in 1990 and worked for ten years in a variety of reservoir engineering roles around the UK and then internationally in Houston and Dubai.
In 2001 he returned to the UK to become the Regional Coordinator for Europe's Exploration and Production team prior to relocating to Houston to work as Director of Strategy in Upstream Strategy and Portfolio Management.

In 2005 Chris moved to Dubai to become Supervisor of the Fateh Development, working initially to lead the development program in the Fateh field and then to assist managing the transition of operatorship from ConocoPhillips to the Government of Dubai in 2007.

From there he moved to Alaska becoming Supervisor, Western North Slope Base accountable for development and production of the Alpine field and satellite developments Fiord, Nanuk and Qannik. He returned to the UK in 2009 working initially as J-Block Area Manager and then taking on the role of General Manager for ConocoPhillips Central North Sea.

Chris has a Master’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College, University of London, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Wendy King

President – Australia East

 Wendy King is president, Australia East.  

Wendy began her career as a petroleum engineer with Conoco Inc. and has held various technical and leadership positions in the Exploration and Production business in the United States, United Kingdom and Africa.   

Prior to starting with Australia Pacific LNG in July 2011, Wendy held leadership roles in ConocoPhillips Alaska serving as the vice president, External Affairs and as manager, Alaska North Slope Gas Development. In 2011, Wendy was seconded to Australia Pacific LNG as vice president, Commercial. Wendy assumed the role of president, Australia East in 2017.  

Wendy received a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from Colorado School of Mines in the United States. She lives with her husband and two children in Brisbane.  

Wendy also serves as a director of the board for the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia (AmCham) and the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA). She has previously served on the University of Alaska board of trustees, the Resource Development Council of Alaska board of directors and the United Way of Anchorage board.

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