Castro has 30 years’ experience in investment banking and the oil and gas industry. He was previously chief finance officer at Eland Oil and Gas, which was acquired by Seplat Petroleum for £382mln in December 2019.
He was also previously chief executive of Northland Capital Partners and head of corporate finance at Matrix Corporate Capital.
“I would like to welcome Louis on behalf of the board,” said John Potter, TomCo chief executive.
“Louis brings significant oil and gas industry experience, together with relevant corporate finance and governance expertise that will assist TomCo as we progress our plans and we look forward to working closely with him.”
Castro is presently executive chairman of Orosur Mining Inc, and he has non-executive director positions at The Stanley Gibbons Group, Tekcapital and Predator Oil & Gas.