The Board has wide experience of the sector and regulatory environment in which Cairn operates, as well as the appropriate financial and risk management skills.

Todd Hunt was appointed as an independent non-executive director in May 2003.

Given his length of tenure, he is no longer considered to be independent in terms of the UK Corporate Governance Code.

Todd has 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. He is President and joint owner of Atropos Exploration Company and Atropos Production Company based in Dallas, Texas.

Todd attends meetings of the Remuneration Committee by invitation.