Main Shareholder

Kerogen Capital

Kerogen Capital and the management team are shareholders of Pandion Energy.

Established in 2007, Kerogen Capital is an independent private equity fund manager specialising in the international energy sector. Kerogen manages over USD 2 billion of capital commitments from a blue chip institutional investor base.

Kerogen Capital’s founding team originated from J.P. Morgan’s Energy and Natural resources group in Asia. With offices in Hong Kong and London, Kerogen Capital’s team comprises highly experienced professionals with investment, technical and operational experience in the oil and gas industry.

For more information about Kerogen Capital:

The Board of Directors

Alan Parsley


Dr. Alan Parsley is an Executive Board Member and chairs the Technical Committee at Kerogen. He has over 40 years’ industry experience, predominantly at Shell, where he held senior positions including Global Head of Exploration, Head of New Business Ventures, and Chairman of Shell Australia. He formerly served as a member of the board of Woodside Petroleum Ltd.

Jan Christian Ellefsen

CEO / Executive Director

Jan Christian Ellefsen leads the Pandion Energy team with over 30 years of managerial, commercial and technical experience in the oil and gas industry. He has a broad range of managerial positions in both oil services and E&P companies, including Managing Director of Tullow Oil Norge AS.

Helge L. Nordtorp

Deputy CEO & VP Business Development / Executive Director

Helge has more than 20 years of experience with the E&P industry managing regulatory processes as an officer at the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, and strategy and business development projects as a management consultant. He also has experience with M&As and capital market transactions, and was previously a Director at DNB Markets, a leading Norwegian investment bank.

Jason Cheng

Non-executive Director

Jason Cheng is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Kerogen. Jason has over 20 years’ commercial experience across investing, operations and investment banking. He was the Managing Partner of Ancora Capital and Jade International Capital Partners in Beijing. Prior to that he worked in the energy and natural resources investment banking group at J.P. Morgan and Schroders.

Tushar Kumar

Non-executive Director

Tushar Kumar is a Director on the Investment and Portfolio Management Team of Kerogen. He has more than 15 years’ experience in oil and gas investing, investment banking and equities across Europe, Middle East and Asia. He was previously an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley’s natural resources group in London, having previously worked with members of the Kerogen team at J.P. Morgan’s natural resources group in Hong Kong.

Roberta Wong

Non-executive Director

Roberta Wong is a Vice President on the Investments and Portfolio Management team of Kerogen. Prior to Kerogen she worked with members of the Kerogen team at J.P. Morgan’s Energy and Natural Resources Group in Hong Kong since 2008, specialising in energy M&A and capital raisings including advising Asian NOCs in relation to their international acquisition strategies.