MSc (Hons) Geology, MSc Geology, Dip Coal Geology, Dip Anthropology & Cross Cultural Psychology
Geoff is the Principal Consultant for KAG Enterprises. Geoff is a Geo-Scientist with extensive technical and leadership experience in the Australian exploration industry. This experience includes 10 years as the Principal Advisor Exploration and Operations for two E&P companies where Geoff developed the exploration strategy and successfully led the exploration programs to the discovery of two new gas fields within Australia.
Our Vision is to be the preferred provider of operational and exploration team leadership and project management repeatedly sought by large and small exploration & production companies who perceive us to be a reputable, flexible and reliable extension of their own organisation, adopting compatible processes and sharing sound values and ethics.
Our Mission is to develop and lead teams to deliver outstanding exploration & production programs to realize investment opportunities, to identify and constrain the target resource potential of sedimentary basins and facilitate organizational excellence by advising and working with your Company Principal Consultants, Business Development Managers and Senior Technical Staff and as your ambassador when dealing with external organisations.
KAG Enterprises is guided by the following principles.
Commitment to excellence in performance and the application of commercially-driven, insightful and innovative approaches to identify and secure near and long term strategic opportunities.
Work closely with your key people to understand your business goals to deliver results and manage stakeholder relationships consistent with internal standards and expectations.
To Respect experience within diverse humanity and adopt responsible and ethical practices in respect of culture, heritage and the natural environment
KAG Enterprises maintains quality and focus by selecting individual project team members when necessary from a pool of associates sourced from trusted partner consulting organizations to work with company technical personnel.
Such skills include geoscience, geophysics, structural geology and geological modelling, reservoir project engineering, drilling, well and petroleum engineering and environmental consultancies. KAG Enterprises has established effective working relationships with major research institutes such as the Adelaide Research Institute at the University of South Australia.
Our Leadership Team
Karen Hokin – Managing Director and Company Chair.
Karen has 21 years’ experience as an Executive Director of companies and has 20 years’ experience in media communications and journalism, business development and management.
Geoff Hokin – Principal Consultant.
Geoff has extensive corporate experience in the development of companies in roles from Group General Manager to Executive Director. Geoff graduated with a Master of Science (Geology) with Honours from the University of Wollongong. Geoff’s qualifications also include a Master Science degree in geology (Basin Setting and Analysis), a Diploma Coal Geology, and a Diploma of Anthropology and Cross Cultural Psychology. He also holds qualifications in business management, and training and assessment. Geoff has a diverse career that includes extensive experience in production and exploration geology in coal, coal seam gas, and unconventional shale oil and gas exploration in green and brown field operations. Geoff has been directly involved in the successful identification of two new gas fields in Proterozoic formations within Australia.
Geoff’s corporate career spans positions of responsibility that include accountability for corporate mergers and acquisitions, negotiation of multi-million dollar contracts across South Korea, mainland China, Northern America, Northern Europe, the Pacific Forum countries and throughout Australia. He has been intricately involved in JV negotiations between a number of national and international companies.