Leadership

Quadrise Canada Management

Alfred Fischer, P Geol., Director and Chief Executive Officer
Alfred is a founder of QCC and has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Alfred is a Director and a founder of Niven Fischer Energy Management Inc. He served for over 20 years with Gulf Canada holding senior management positions in exploration, exploitation and mergers and acquisitions. He also headed Gulf Canada's international and frontier divisions. In recent years, he has been responsible for founding and developing several junior oil companies and has served as a director on numerous company boards and associations. He holds a BSc (Honours) in Geology and is a registered Professional Geologist.

Ross Lennox, P Geol., Chief Technology Officer
Ross is a founder and principal of QCC and has over 30 years domestic and international experience in the oil and gas industry. Ross started his career as an Exploration Technologist at Gulf Canada Resources Ltd, gaining experience heavy oil, acquisitions, development, exploration, exploitation and management. Ross has served as a director of six junior petroleum and petroleum technology companies and formed a consulting firm to provide a wide range of services to the oil and gas industry. He has a BSc (Honours) in Geology from the University of Toronto and is a registered Professional Geologist.

Quadrise Canada Directors

Donald E Foulkes, P Geol., Independent Director
Donald is currently the President and CEO of AltaCanada Energy Corporation and has over 35 years North American and international experience with public and private energy companies. He has also served as a director and founder of several junior oil and gas companies. He was CEO of Bushmills Energy and Causeway Energy and was President of Union Pacific Resources, OHIO Resource Corp, Highridge Exploration, Norwich Resources and TriCentrol Oils. Donald has a BSc in Geology from the University of Calgary and is a registered Professional Geologist.

Norman Gish, BA, LLB, Chairman and Independent Director
Norm has significant senior experience nationally and internationally in the oil, power, oil services and pipeline industry. He was a Chairman, and President and CEO of Alliance Pipeline and President and CEO of North Canadian Oils and its power-generating subsidiary, North Canadian Power. Norm served as a Canadian Government Trade Commissioner in Hong Kong and as Managing Director of Fracmaster China. He is a director of SuperiorPlus Inc, Provident Energy Ltd., and was chairman and director of Railpower Technologies Corporation. He has a BA from the University of Alberta, a LLB from the University of British Columbia and a business diploma from the Banff School of Advanced Management.

H. Douglas Hunter, P Eng., Independent Director
Douglas is President of RFM Capital Corporation and Bluesky Equities Ltd; private investment companies primarily involved in the oil and gas industry. He has been instrumental in the creation of several private oil and gas companies including Bluesky Oil and Gas Ltd, Petromark Minerals Ltd, Ricinus Resources Ltd, Triumph Energy Ltd, Pocaterra Energy Ltd and Tsunami Petroleums Ltd. Currently he serves as a director of Wellco Energy Services Trust and Buffalo Oil Corporation. He has a BSc from the University of Alberta, an MSc from the California Institute of Technology and is a registered Professional Engineer.

Verne G McKay, Independent Director
Venre is an independent businessman who was Senior Vice President and Ombudsman for the Royal Bank Financial Group. He was responsible for managing International Trade out of Toronto for the Royal Bank of Canada and later was the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Royal Bank of Canada in Asia, based in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore. He was also Managing Director of Orion Royal Pacifc Bank and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Export Development Corporation. Throughout his career, Verne has served as a director and Chairman of several corporate boards, intra-bank committees and community organizations. He has a BCom from the University of Alberta and an MBA from the University of Toronto.

Robert D. Niven, P Eng., Director
Robert is a principal and founder of QCC and Niven Fisher Energy Management Inc. Robert has more than 40 years experience in management, engineering and operations in the international petroleum industry and has been responsible for founding and building several petroleum operating and servicing companies. He has served as President of Esprit Resources, Bralorne Resources, Sagebrush Resources and CanBaikal Resources and as a director of many companies and industry associations. Robert was also a principal organizer of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games. He has a BSc in Engineering from the University of Alberta, an MASc from the University of British Columbia and is a registered Professional Engineer.

Ian R J Williams, Director
Ian is a member of the executive committee of Masefield Group and has over 30 years experience in the international oil industry. Throughout his career, he has specialized in downstream supply, refining and marketing of crude oil and related products. He served as the Head of Strategy and Consultancy with Shell International London, and as the Managing Director Oil and Deputy Chairman with Shell South Africa. Ian has actively been involved in petroleum industry related associations and was the first Chairman of the Private Sector Foundation in Namibia. He has a Bachelor of Economics from Rhodes University in South Africa.

Quadrise Canada Consultants

Gordon J Hoy, P Eng., Consultant
Gordon Hoy has over 25 years experience in the oil and gas industry in the areas of executive leadership, finance, corporate planning economic evaluations and reservoir engineering. Gordon has led the executive teams of several junior oil exploration companies, including Vice President and General Manager of Inland Gas and Oil, Vice President and General Manager of Landin Resources and President, CEO and CFO of TriQuest Energy. He has a BASc (Honours) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto, a BA in finance from the University of Calgary, has a designation as a Chartered Financial Analyst and is a registered Professional Engineer.

John Wearing, P Eng., Consultant John Wearing has over 30 years experience managing and directing all aspects of oil and gas engineering and field operations, domestically and internationally. He started his career at Gulf Canada Resources Ltd. as a Production Engineer and had increasing management accountability in areas of domestic and offshore operations and construction. John later joined Maxx Petroleum Ltd. and was responsible for engineering, field operations, reservoir engineering, and joint interest operations. He was Vice President Operations for Gulf Indonesia Operations Ltd. and continued to manage all aspects of onshore and offshore operations. He has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of British Columbia and is a registered Professional Engineer.