Dr. Robert Brady, PhD, P. Geol., Chief Executive Officer. Rob has 24 years experience in industry, government, and academic settings. Previous experience includes COO IconOil Group, COO of Greymouth Petroleum & PetroMagallanes (NZ & Chile), Chief Geologist at Petrel Robertson Consulting, and New Ventures Technical Team Lead at Husky Energy. He has drilled 14 different exploration targets in western Canada, with 100% success rate (Viking, Ellerslie, BQ, Glauc., Montney, Mississippian & Devonian structural plays). At Greymouth Petroleum, he took the company from 1,800 boepd and net annual loss, to over 12,000 boepd and EBITDA of $80 million. Rob holds a PhD and MSc in Geology from the California Institute of Technology and a BSc in Geology from the University of Calgary.
Peter Andrews, P. Eng., Chief Operating Officer. Pete has 27 years of experience in the oil and gas sector, and specializes in production optimization, as well as management of drilling and completions activities. Early in his career, he worked for Chevron and PanCanadian, before moving into increasingly senior positions with successfully growing junior companies, including Ketch Energy (and Ketch Resources) from 2001-2005, and Artek Exploration Ltd., where he was a founder and served as VP, Drilling and Operations from 2005-2014. During that time, Artek grew to over 4,000 boepd and was taken public (2010). Pete holds a B.Sc, Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta, and is a member of APEGGA and the SPE.
Mike Woodford, B.Sc., Vice President Business Development. Mike Woodford has 13 Years of experience in Oil & Gas upstream business. Mike has been a consulting geophysicist on exploration programs for over 30 wells in western Canada, and has helped managed large (>$200 MM) joint ventures including Petrobras and Shell. Most recently, as the President of Garrison Energy Advisors, he completed several deals in the $5MM to $35MM space. Mike holds a BSc in Earth Science from Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Simon Cox, CD, MBA, Vice President Finance. Simon has a strong background in finance, market research, corporate analysis and project management roles. Previous experience includes Managing Director of Garrison Energy Advisors, Senior Market Research Analyst for Wood Mackenzie and Financial Planner at Royal Bank of Canada. He also has over 20 years of service as an Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces. Simon holds an MBA (Finance) from the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary and a BA in History from The University of Calgary.