Jim, is a Calgary based independent businessman with in excess of 35 years of diverse oil and gas industry, technical, managerial, and Board experience.
Jim was previously Founder and Chairman or CEO of 4 publicly listed oil and gas exploration and production companies: Twin Butte Energy Ltd., Prairie Schooner Petroleum Ltd., Great Northern Exploration Ltd., and Ionic Energy Inc.
Jim previously served as Chairman of the Board of Savanna Energy Services and as a Director of RMP Energy Inc., both publicly traded (TSX) companies. Jim acted as an advisor to three private equity funds specializing in emerging opportunities in the energy services business.
Jim earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, from the University of New Brunswick in 1982.
Jim’s historic volunteer activities have included the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada, Alberta Alpine Ski Association, and United Way of Calgary.
Jim and wife Glenda have a son and daughter that both reside in Calgary.