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Filomeno DeAndrade -Country Manager/Non-Executive Director

Filomeno DeAndrade

Country Manager

Mr Filomeno DeAndrade has extensive international experience of over 40 years in engineering, management and environment roles. 

Filomeno is the former President of the Timorese Australian Council, former Vice President of Timorese Council in Portugal, former Head of Infrastructure, United Nations Transitional Administration of East Timor responsible for public infrastructure and former Representative of the Cabinet Member for Infrastructure. 

Filomeno was born in Timor-Leste. Filomeno has represented Timor Resources in Timor-Leste since 2016, living and working in the contract area.

Jan Hulse - General Manager Exploration

Jan Hulse

General Manager Exploration

Jan Hulse is a highly experienced geologist with 30 years’ experience in reservoir management, petroleum field development and geophysics.

Jan has been a leader on exploration teams for numerous petroleum companies including time with Santos 1997-2003, BP Australia PNG and MIM Petroleum in PNG. 

Jan has a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in, Geology/Mathematics, from the Australian National University. 

Jan has led the geological team at Timor Resources since early 2017, maangin the geologolical support teas through the seismic campaign and the exploration drilling. 

Kieran Ryan

Exploration Manager

Kieran has 20 years of experience within the petroleum industry, technical team leader experienced in all phases of the exploration process, including prospect generation, risk and portfolio optimization and project economics.

Deep SE Asian exploration experience in PNG with Total Energies, Santos, Maersk Oil and BHP Billiton.

Graduate of the University of Adelaide with first class honors BSc. Mathematics and geosciences.

Kerri Tanner

Financial Controller

Mrs Kerri Tanner is a Chartered Accountant and a registered Australian Tax Agent. A highly experienced accounting executive, with 30 years of experience in various tax and financial accounting roles across several sectors.

At Timor Resources Kerri is responsible for financial and management reporting, tax, and company secretary functions. Kerri has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Tax from The University of Melbourne.

Skilled in Financial Reporting, Lateral Thinking, Leadership, and Tax Planning, Kerri has led the accounting department of Timor Resources since February 2020.

Luis-Pereira Operations Manager

Luis Pereira

Operations Manager

An Operations leader, with strong technical and managerial experience in the oil and gas industry. He successfully designed and planned the Greater Western Flank 2 field (8 wells) in Western Australia from screening phase to a detailed design phase.  

He designed and delivered the multilateral Vincent phase 3 (3 multilateral wells) aspects in drilling engineering Western Australia. He is a team focused expert who can manage complex contracts, labourers and large teams. 

Having worked at Timor Resources managing the execution of the seismic program in 2019 and all civil construction for the well pads. Holding a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering. Luis managed the seismic contract in Timor-Leste with 550 workers, on time and on budget.


Perry Aarts

Drilling Manager

With 42 years of hands-on practical Drilling Contractor experience working at Ensign Energy Services, Saipem Drilling, Roll’n Oilfield Services, Challenger and S & T Drilling. Starting out as a floorman in 1980 and working through all rig crew positions. Having been a Drilling Supervisor for the last 10 years specializing in high pressure, high temperature, highly deviated, deep drilling & completions of oil & gas wells for Beach Energy, Drill Search, Kuwait Oil Company, Buru Energy & Drill Superintendent for Central Petroleum, Perry has now taken the leadership role for drilling at Timor Resources.

With Safety as a first priority, Perry is an experienced international drilling professional, a multiskilled drilling operator and rig supervisor with a Diploma in Drilling, IWCF Combined Subsea & Surface Level 4 Well Control certificate & Cert 4 in occupational health and safety. Holding all drilling related training courses and certificates.