The five founding partners of the business are geoscientists who have worked together for more than 15 years and collectively have more than 100 years of international upstream experience. Havoc was established as a platform from which to deploy the expertise and relationships of the partners to make direct and indirect natural resource investments with an emphasis on the oil and gas sector.
Alan Stein BSc, PhD - Dr Stein has more than 30 years’ experience in the international oil and gas industry. He was one of the founding partners of the geoscience consultancy IKODA Limited based in London and Perth and was the founding Managing Director of Fusion Oil & Gas plc and Ophir Energy plc. Fusion was listed on the UK AIM market in 2000 and made several discoveries offshore Mauritania before being sold in 2003. In early 2004, following the sale of Fusion, Dr Stein, together with Mr Jonathan Taylor, was one of the two founding executive directors of Ophir Energy plc. He held the position of Managing Director until 2011. Ophir was involved in several discoveries offshore Equatorial Guinea and Tanzania discovering more than 18 trillion cubic feet of gas.