|Management & Directors|
Mr. Chisholm is a geoscientist with 18 years of International exploration and development experience with Bow Valley Energy, Canadian Occidental Petroleum (Nexen), PanCanadian Petroleum (Encana) and Niko Resources of which 14 years were spent in international business development and new ventures roles. Most recently, Mr. Chisholm evaluated numerous opportunities in the Asia region as an independent oil and gas consultant and acted as an international oil and gas advisor to Orion Securities Inc.
Bill Ostlund, (C.A.) Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary
Mr. Ostlund, Chartered Accountant, was appointed Chief Financial Officer in April 2009. Mr. Ostlund has 35 years of experience in the energy sector and has many years of chief financial officer experience with oil and gas companies listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange. Most Recently Mr. Ostlund was the Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Focus Energy Trust until its sale in February 2008.
Gerald Macey (M.Sc. P.Geol), Chairman of the Board
Mr. Macey has over 40 years of international and domestic oil industry experience and was an Executive Vice President Exploration at EnCana Corporation until 2004. He is currently a director of Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited and was a director of Addax Petroleum Corporation and Verenex Energy inc. until their sale. Addax and Verenex were each an international oil and gas company listed on the TSX. Mr. Macey sat on Verenex's audit committee.
Michael Hibberd (B.A., MBA, LLB)
Mr. Hibberd has significant energy project planning and capital markets experience. He spent 12 years with ScotiaMcleod in corporate finance in Toronto and Calgary, focusing on oil and gas, mining and communications companies. He was a Director and Senior Vice-President, Corporate Finance at ScotiaMcLeod until 1995. In 1995, Mr. Hibberd established a corporate finance advisory business focused on providing advice to companies based in Calgary with North American and International operations. He has been actively involved in development and privatization projects in North America, Central Asia, the Middle East and South America. Mr. Hibberd is a director of Canacol Energy Ltd., Greenfields Petroleum Corporation, Montana Exploration Corp., PetroFrontier Corp. and Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. He is a member of the audit committee of each company except Sunshine, the Chariman of Canacol, Greenfields and the two Heritage companies and a Co-Chairman of Sunshine.
Cameron Taylor (B.Sc)
Mr. Taylor is a geoscientist with over 20 years of experience in frontier, foothills, deep Devonian and heavy oil exploration. From 1994 to 1999, he was Vice President of Exploration at Canadian 88 Energy Corp. Mr. Taylor is currently Chief Operating Officer of Villanova 4 Oil Corp., a private oil and gas company focused on exploration and production in Western Canada.
Richard M. Alexander (CFA)
Mr. Alexander has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He is presently the President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Parallel Energy Trust and previously held senior positions with AltaGas Ltd., Niko Resources Ltd. and Husky Energy Inc. Mr. Alexander also is and has been a director of a number of public and private companies, currently including Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited and Global Water Resources Corp. He holds a Bachelor of Business Management from Ryerson University and is a Certified Management Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst.