Circle Oil has appointed Susan Margaret Prior, (44), as Group Executive Finance Director with effect from 12 January 2015.
Susan has over 20 years' experience across a number of sectors, including eight years focusing on natural resources. Most recently, since 2012, Susan was a Transaction Services Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in their Oil and Gas Deals team. Prior to this Susan spent 15 years at Ernst & Young LLP during which time she was a senior manager in EY's Perth and London offices, and a Partner/Principal in New York.
Susan is an Associate of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants, having qualified with Grant Thornton in 1994. Susan holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from the Australian Securities Institute, (now FINSIA).