Mark MacFarlane

Chief Operating Officer


Mark joined Tullow in 2013 as Director, Development and Operations in Tullow Ghana with accountability for all subsurface, well construction, technical and operational aspects of Jubilee and delivery of the multi-billion dollar TEN development. In 2017, Mark was appointed EVP, East Africa and began the transition of Uganda to a non-operated business. In Kenya, based upon the results of the appraisal programme, he has transformed the approach to the asset development to one that is focused on creating and maximising the value of the Kenya business. In 2019, Mark will focus on taking the Kenya project towards FID in 2020 with a prudent and flexible plan of execution that can deliver First Oil and cash flow as soon as possible. Mark has a 30-year career history spanning Australia, Asia and Africa, covering operational, technical, commercial and business leadership positions across Exxon, Santos, GLNG and Tullow.