In more than two decades in the international oil and gas sector, Godson has held senior roles in asset management, business development, sales and marketing, production and safety, and major business transformation across Africa, Europe and the Asia Pacific.
Appointed Arrow Energy’s chief executive officer in March 2023, Godson blends conventional oil and gas and coal seam gas experience. Most recently he was Shell’s Senior Vice President East (Australia) from January 2020, serving as Managing Director of Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) and overseeing Shell’s investment in Arrow Energy.
In 2011 Godson was appointed Business Advisor to Shell’s Upstream International Director and in 2013 Chief Executive Officer and Country Chair of Shell Gabon in 2013. From 2016 to 2020, he was Executive Vice President – Production Support and Excellence and a member of Shell’s Upstream Leadership team. Godson joined Shell in 2002.
Godson is passionate about business transformation and believes safe and reliable operations allied with people development, diversity, equity and inclusion and community partnerships are key to successful companies.
Godson holds a First-class (Hons) degree in International Business and Marketing and an MBA (Distinction) from Warwick Business School.