Michael Nolan is a chartered accountant and has worked in the natural resource industry for 20+ years.
He is the former Finance Director of Cove Energy plc, where he guided the company through its £1.2 billion (US$1.9 billion) sale to Thailand's PTTEP.
From 1999 to 2007, Mr Nolan was CEO of mining company Minmet plc. He has co-founded Fastnet Oil and Gas plc, Rathdowney Resources Ltd and Orogen Gold plc.
Michael Nolan is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants Ireland.
Mr Nolan joined Discover Exploration in 2012.