Management and Directors
Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Government Affairs and Board Member
Christian M. Vinson has been with InterOil since 1995. He began his career at InterOil as Chief Operating Officer and in 2006 acquired the role as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Government Affairs. Mr. Vinson has responsibility for government and community relations and corporate development in Papua New Guinea. Mr. Vinson has played a key role in the development of InterOil by developing long standing relationships with key government and industry leaders in Papua New Guinea over the last ten years.
Mr. Vinson joined us from Petroleum Independent Exploration Corporation, a Houston, Texas based oil and gas exploration and production company. Prior to joining Petroleum Independent Exploration Corporation, Mr. Vinson was a manager with NUM Corporation, a Schneider company involved in mechanical and electrical engineering automation, in Naperville, Illinois. At NUM Corporation his responsibilities included the establishment of the company’s first office in the United States.
Mr. Vinson earned an Electrical and Mechanical Engineering degree from Ecole d’Electricité et Mécanique Industrielles, Paris, France.