Waldorf Production adds to its deal-making clout with new appointment

SourceEnergy Voice

Waldorf Production UK has hired a mergers and acquisitions (M&A) expert as its general counsel and commercial director, based in its Aberdeen headquarters.

Paul Tanner previously worked as Spirit Energy’s general counsel and company secretary.

He also had stints at Shell and Centrica over the course of his 20-year-plus career as an international energy lawyer.

Waldorf said Mr Tanner had a proven track record of working closely with boards and executive management teams to deliver substantial M&A deals, execute major capital projects and resolve high value disputes.

Mr Tanner began his career as a barrister in London before joining the global law firm CMS, where he worked in a team supporting clients doing business in the Former Soviet Union.

He is a past chair of the Oil and Gas UK operators legal committee, a qualified solicitor and holds a degree in Modern History from Oxford University.

Waldorf has managed to carry off a couple of deals prior to Mr Tanner’s appointment.

In March, the company inked a deal...