Dr. David Rainey has served as a Director of the Company since February 2019. From 2017 to 2018 he served on various committees and as an independent Director at Stone Energy Corporation and currently serves as a Director at Switch Energy Alliance.  Dr. Rainey retired from BHP Billiton in November 2016, having served as President Petroleum Exploration and Chief Geoscientist.  He served in various positions of increasing responsibility for 31 years at BP, with his final roles as Vice President Gulf of Mexico Exploration, and Vice President Science, Technology, Environment and Regulatory Affairs.  He was actively involved in various diversity initiatives at BP beginning in the 1990s through 2011.  He is an active member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and is recognized as a NACD Governance Fellow.    He serves on the Houston On Board Advisory Counsel to the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce, he is actively involved in the American Cancer Society and is an inaugural member of the Gulf Coast Chapter for the Society’s “CEO’s Against Cancer” initiative.  He is a member of the Advisory Counsel to the Geology Foundation at the Jackson School of Geosciences (University of Texas at Austin).  In 2002 he was recognized as the American Association of Petroleum Geologists’ Michael T Halbouty Lecturer.  Dr. Rainey completed executive education programs at MIT Sloan School of Business in 2008, at Stanford University Graduate School of Business in 2002 and at Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management in 1991.  He earned both his Ph.D. (1980) and bachelor’s degree with Honors (1976) in Geology from the University of Edinburgh.