Mexico Pacific Ltd. appointed Sarah Bairstow as CEO, effective immediately, following Ivan Van der Walt’s resignation to pursue other interests, the company announced in an April 12 press release.

Bairstow joined Mexico Pacific in 2019 as a founding executive with more than 20 years of international LNG and energy leadership experience. Before her career with Mexico Pacific, she was the head of strategic projects and commercial LNG for the Gladstone LNG project, securing long-term sales and purchase agreements and overseeing the projects commercial LNG business on behalf of project partners Santos, Kogas, Petronas and Total.

“Sarah has a demonstrated track record of taking LNG projects from concept to operations and has played a pivotal role in the company’s trajectory to date,” said Charles Davidson, executive chairman of Mexico Pacific and partner at Quantum Capital Group.

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Mexico Pacific is the developer of the 15 million tonnes per annum Saguaro Energía LNG Facility and Sierra Madre Pipeline. Quantum Capital Group is Mexico Pacific’s principal equity owner.

“Mexico Pacific has achieved substantial progress over the past year, and as we build on our momentum since Quantum’s initial investment in the company a few years ago, we are thrilled to have a leader of Sarah’s caliber assume the role of CEO,” Davidson said.

Mexico Pacific has three trains commercially contracted and has obtained the key regulatory permits for the pipeline and terminal as it works to make final investment decision for its anchor LNG facility project, Davidson said.