Joe Darby joined Premier Oil's Board as a non-executive director in September 2007. "Mr Darby has over 40 years of experience in the energy sector, including eight years with Shell Petroleum before becoming Managing Director of Thomson North Sea Ltd. He has held a number of senior roles, including Chief Executive, with LASMO plc. Mr Darby is a non-executive director of Alkane Energy plc and Gulf Sands Petroleum plc, and has held non-executive roles at Nordaq Energy plc, British Nuclear Fuels plc, Mowlem plc and Centurion Energy Inc. He was Chairman of Mowlem plc (2005-2006) and Faroe Petroleum plc (2003-2007). Mr Darby is Premier’s senior independent director, and is a member of Premier’s Audit and Risk, Remuneration and Nomination Committees." 
Resources and articles
- Premier Oil Board, organizational web page, accessed November 29, 2013.