Advisory Board

Quest Events would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank the official event advisory panel who contributed their valuable time and expertise to ensure the agenda for this event is timely and relevant for all stakeholders working in the gas and energy sector.


  • Mark Dayman
    Executive Chairman, Fyfe

    Mark was appointed Executive Chairman of Fyfe in late 2019.

    As Executive Chairman, he is actively involved in business development and generating project opportunities for the company, as well as overseeing the Fyfe Board and being readily available to Fyfe staff and clients.

    In his impressive 35-year career at the Company, Mark has held various roles, including 14 years as Managing Director. He is motivated by the relationships he has developed with his staff and clients, and enjoys seeing both the company, and people flourish.

    Mark is the current President, preceding Vice President and a Councillor at the South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME), Past President of the Australian Pipeline and Gas Association, and holds membership with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD); Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia; and Australian Pipeline and Gas Association.

    Mark was recognised as the Entrepreneur of the Year in the 2014 Central Region Services category at the Entrepreneur Awards, an accolade which is considered to be one of the world’s most prestigious business awards and is held in more than 145 cities and over 60 countries worldwide.

  • Jordan McCollum
    National Policy Manager, Australian Pipelines & Gas Association (APGA)

    Jordan McCollum, National Policy Manager, Australian Pipelines & Gas Association

    Jordan is a career gas industry professional, experienced in the commercial, operational and innovation management and optimisation of technically complex energy value chains. Jordan seeks to now utilise this experience to drive policy change which enables the Australian transition towards a net zero emission future.

    Previous roles include Business Development Manager – Energy for the CSIRO; Commercial Advisor for Jemena; and over 8 years with Origin Energy.

  • Shannon O'Rourke
    Chief Executive Officer, Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBICRC)

    Shannon O'Rourke has over 25 years experience in the energy and resources industries with companies including Woodside, Chevron, Diamond Offshore and Rio Tinto. Shannon founded and led Woodside's Hydrogen, Carbon and CCS businesses and held roles including Head of Commercialisation and Senior Executive Advisor.