Advent Energy Ltd.

Advent Energy Ltd

Board Members

Advent Energy is armed with a strong board with exceptional experience.

Mr David Breeze

Executive Director (appointed 2005)
David Breeze is a Corporate Finance Specialist with extensive experience in the stock broking industry and capital markets. He has been a corporate consultant to Daiwa Securities; and held executive and director positions in the stock broking industry. David has a Bachelor of Economics and a Masters of Business Administration, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors of Australia. He has published in the Journal of Securities Institute of Australia and has also acted as an Independent Expert under the Corporations Act. He has worked on the structuring, capital raising and public listing of over 70 companies involving in excess of $250M. These capital raisings covered a diverse range of areas including oil and gas, gold, food, manufacturing and technology. In the past three years David has also held the following listed company directorships:

David is also a director of Cortical Dynamics Limited, Molecular Discovery Systems Limited, Diagnostic Array Systems Limited, and Advent subsidiaries Asset Energy Pty Limited and Offshore Energy Pty Limited.

Mr Stephen Kelemen

Non-Executive Director (appointed 8 February 2018)

Stephen Kelemen has 40 years of experience in the upstream petroleum industry, primarily with Santos Ltd where he had leading roles involving exploration, development, field operations, reservoir engineering, drilling, geology, and mergers & acquisitions across conventional and unconventional assets.

He oversaw Santos’ investment in Bayu-Undan & DLNG, and was responsible for the company’s entry into CSG and the concept of CSG to LNG. He has evaluated many of the Australian basins for the potential to deliver reserves. Stephen is a Non-Executive Director for Galilee Energy, Elixir Energy as well as Advent Energy. He is also Adjunct Professor – Centre for CSG at University of Queensland, Deputy Chair Petroleum – Queensland Exploration Council, and on the Technical Advisory Council for Core Energy & Resources. Stephen has a BE from University of Adelaide.


Mr Tony Huston

Non-Executive Director (appointed 6 August 2019)

Tony Huston has been involved for over 35 years in engineering and hydrocarbon industries for both on and off shore exploration/development. Early career experience commenced with Fitzroy Engineering Ltd, primarily working on development of onshore oil fields. In 1996 Tony formed his own E&P Company on re-entry of onshore wells, primarily targeting shallow pay that had been passed or ignored from previous operations. This was successful and the two plays opened up 15 years ago are still in operation. Recent focus (10 years) has been to utilise new technology for enhanced resource recovery and has been demonstrated in various fields, including US, Mexico, Oman, Italy and Turkmenistan.

During the last 3 years Tony has not held any other listed company directorships.

Mr Steve James


Steve has over 30 years experience in the financial services industry having worked for Australia’s largest banks as well as European and American institutions. Steve has a thorough knowledge across FX trading, Financial Planning, Capital Raising and Stockbroking where he was a key figure in developing Australia’s largest wholesale broking business. Steve is a highly experienced Company Director across both listed and unlisted entities in diverse operations from Sporting bodies, Financial Services organisations and the Property Industry. Steve holds a Masters Degree in Financial Services Law, A Master Stockbroker Qualification a Diploma of Financial Markets and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.