Robert Dales – Board Chairman, Robert Dales has been President of Valhalla Ventures Inc., a private investment corporation since January 1999. Mr. Dales has also been President of Drako Capital Corp., a corporation engaged in oil and gas exploration and production since January 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Dales was President of Desco Resources Inc., a capital pool company, from July 2009 to July 2010.
William Guinan – Corporate Secretary, Bill Guinan is a partner at the law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Calgary, Alberta.
Tim de Freitas – President and Chief Executive Officer, Tim de Freitas has over 24 years of experience, including 18 years in Canadian and international Foothills. Mr. de Freitas was a co-founder, Vice President, Exploration and COO at Manitok Energy from inception in 2005 until October 2013. Prior to that, he held various technical and managerial rolls at Talisman, Nexen, British Gas and Imperial Oil.
Charle Gamba – Charle Gamba is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Canacol Energy Ltd. Mr. Gamba founded Canacol Energy Ltd. in 2008. He has held a variety of technical and management roles with major and mid-sized international oil companies, with the majority of his professional career focused on E&P in South America. Prior to creating Canacol, Mr. Gamba was Vice President of Exploration for Occidental Oil & Gas Company based in Bogota, Colombia. In his 8 years with Occidental, he has lived and worked in Ecuador, Qatar, Colombia, and the United States, working in a variety of technical and management roles. Mr. Gamba has also worked for Alberta Energy Company in Argentina and Ecuador, and for Canadian Occidental in Australia, Canada, and Indonesia. He started his career as a geologist with Imperial Oil in Calgary, and holds an MSc and PhD in Geology.
Michael Kohut – Michael Kohut is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Trilogy Energy Corp. since June 2006. Mr. Kohut is also a director of Big Rock Brewery Inc. and Great Prairie Energy Services Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Kohut was the President, CEO and a director of Global Railway Industries Ltd. Mr. Kohut graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce in 1989 and received a Chartered Accounting designation in 1992.
David G. Anderson – CEO, Winsome Capital Inc. , Chairman & Managing Director Ember Partners LP.
Dorothy Else – Dorothy Else was most recently Executive Vice President of Ikkuma Resources Corp. Ms. Else was a co-founder of Ikkuma and among other things had responsibility for negotiating major asset acquisitions. She was previously the Vice President, Land with Manitok Energy and was involved with Manitok Energy from inception in 2005 until October 2013. Ms. Else has over 30 years of experience as a landman in a variety of roles including as an independent consultant for oil and gas exploration and production companies. Ms. Else held positions of increasing responsibility for Enerplus Resources from 1992 to 2001, including Vice President, Land.