Staff Profiles

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Senator Hon. JoBeth Coleby-Davis
Senator Hon. JoBeth Coleby-Davis, In-House Legal Counsel

JoBeth holds an LLM in Energy Law and Policy from the University of Dundee in Scotland.  She gained her dual Bachelor of Law degree with Business Management at Keele University, UK and completed her bar vocational course at Nottingham Trent University.  JoBeth has worked for Bank of Nova Scotia as a contracted Compliance Officer for 5yrs, working alongside Bank Lawyers and the Financial Services Commission (FSC) to ensure organisations were efficiently and effectively adhering to laws and regulations.  She was responsible for commercial customers of the Bank, carrying out due diligence, risk management and inspections of their operations for compliance with the financial policy of the FSC.  JoBeth has excellent knowledge of the legal system in The Bahamas, including the Petroleum Act and Regulations. She is responsible for compliance and risk management of Bahamas Petroleum Company licences, Government relations and works closely with the management team to advise on legal and commercial risks associated with day to day business operations.  She is also a member of AIPN and regularly attends conferences to remain aware of new developments in International Petroleum Law and Contracts. JoBeth served on the board of "Real Property Tax Appeal Tribunal" during July 1st, 2012-June 30th 2017. In addition, JoBeth has recently been appointed a Senator in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.

Roberta Quant
Roberta Quant, Environmental Scientist

Roberta Quant has been working with Bahamas Petroleum Company approximately two years and is responsible for ensuring that health, safety and environmental policies are maintained to the highest international standards, to oversee environmental studies for oil and gas exploration (EIA, EMP, Oil Spill, etc.) and to promote activities of the Company throughout The Bahamas and to liaise with the Government of The Bahamas on environmental matters.  She has worked in the environmental field for nine years and previously worked with the Bahamas Environment, Science and Technology (BEST) Commission where she provided advice to the Government of The Bahamas in the areas of environmental issues and policy development.