Spyglass Board of Directors
Thomas (Tom) W. Buchanan (FCA)
Chairman of the Board, Non-Independent Director
Mr. Buchanan has over 30 years of experience in the oil and natural gas sector, most recently as Chairman of the Board of Spyglass Resources Corp. from 2014 to 2015. Prior thereto, he was Chief Executive Officer and Director of Spyglass Resources Corp. from 2013 to 2014 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Charger Energy Corp from 2010 to 2013. He was President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Provident Energy Trust from 2001 to 2010. He co-founded Founders Energy Ltd., predecessor to Provident Energy Trust in 1993. Mr. Buchanan is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Athabasca Oil Corporation and also held the position of Chief Executive Officer from 2014 to 2015. He also serves in a volunteer capacity as Chairman of the Board for Renfrew Educational Services and is on the Management Advisory Council for the Haskayne School of Business.
Dennis Balderston, (CA)
Member of the Audit Committee and Governance, Human Resources and Compensation Committee
Mr. Dennis B. Balderston is a Chartered Accountant and independent businessman with over 36 years of public accounting experience in public and private energy sector companies. He also has experience serving as a director of a number of public oil and gas related companies. Previously, Mr. Balderston was a partner with Ernst & Young LLP from 1990 to 2005. He is currently a director at Condor Petroleum Inc.
Peter T. Harrison
Member of the Audit Committee, Governance, Human Resources and Compensation Committee (Chair) and Operations, Reserves and HS&E Committee
Mr. Peter T. Harrison is Manager, Oil and Gas Investments for CN Investments since August 2009. Prior thereto, he was Senior Vice President of Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc. (Montreal) since December 1997, where he managed the firm's Canadian Equity portfolios. Mr. Harrison is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He is currently a director at Freehold Royalties Ltd.
Dan O'Byrne (P.Eng, MBA)
Member of the Operations, Reserves and HS&E Committee
Dan has over 33 years of diverse experience in the North American and international oil and natural gas sector. Mr. O'Byrne is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Spyglass Resources Corp. and prior thereto was Director and President of Charger Energy Corp. Prior positions include Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Provident Energy Trust, Division Vice President for Nexen Inc. as well as numerous executive positions with Canadian Occidental Petroleum Ltd. Dan is a past governor of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and is one of the Society of Petroleum Engineers' published authors. He has served as a director for a number of public oil and gas companies and is a director of a not for profit organization.
M.H. (Mike) Shaikh (FCA)
Member of the Audit Committee (Chair)
Mr. M.H. (Mike) Shaikh is an independent businessman with over 35 years of experience in finance, oil and gas operations as well as mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Shaikh is currently and has served in the past as a Director of a number of private and public companies in a variety of industries and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Shaikh is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
John D. Wright (P.Eng, CFA)
Member of Governance, Human Resources and Compensation Committee and Operations Reserves and HS&E Committee (Chair)
Mr. John D. Wright is President and Chief Executive Officer as well as Chairman of the Board of Lightstream Resources Ltd. and Chairman of the Board for Alvopetro Energy Ltd. and Touchstone Exploration. Previously, Mr. Wright was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Petrobank Energy and Resources Ltd.; President and Chief Executive Officer of Pacalta Resources from May 1996 to June 1999; Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Hydrocarbons from December 1993 to April 1996; and Vice President Production of Morgan Hydrocarbons from 1989 to 1993.
At the corporate level, John is a Director of Hawk Exploration Ltd. and Spyglass Resources Corp. In the not for profit sector, John is Chairman of the Canadian Association - World Petroleum Council, founder of Fundación Ñan Paz in Ecuador and founder and director of Fundación Vichituni in Colombia. John is also a member of APEGA, the CFA Institute and YPO/WPO.
John holds a B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alberta (1981) and a Charter Financial Analyst (CFA) designation (1988).
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