Board of Directors


LLB University of Sydney, FAICD

Mr Stephen Barry has been a Director of Icon Energy Limited since 1993 and was appointed as the Chairman of the Board on 18 December 2008. He is also a member of the Board’s Audit and Risk Management Committee. He is a member and Chairman of the Board’s Remuneration Nominations and Succession Committee.

Stephen has been a key player in the development of the strategic direction of the Company. As a practicing solicitor he has extensive experience in joint venture and farmin agreements together with a wealth of knowledge on commercial law and corporate litigation. Stephen has held no other Australian listed company directorships during the past three financial years.

Director Since: 05/01/1993 BACK TO TOP


BSc Physics (Geology, Maths) University of NSW, T.C. University of Sydney, FAIM, FAICD

Mr Ray James has been the Managing Director of Icon Energy Limited and its subsidiaries since 1993. Ray has over 40 years experience in the petroleum industry in Australia, USA, Indonesia, South East Asia, Middle East and Russia. He worked with Chevron in Perth and Houston from 1969-74 and with Gulf Oil from 1974-80. He was the Managing Director of Australian Hydrocarbons from 1980-81 and the Managing Director of Omega Oil from 1987-91.

Ray was a Director of Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association Ltd (APPEA) from 1999-2007 and Vice Chairman of APPEA from 2003-2005.

Ray is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Vice Chairman of the Gold Coast Committee. Ray is a member of the Advisory Council of the Griffiths School of Business.

Director Since: 01/02/1993 BACK TO TOP