Corporate Management
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Daryl Fridhandler
Position: Q.C., Chairman

Daryl S. Fridhandler, Q.C. is a Partner with the law firm of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP and practices as a member of the firm's corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions and commercial transactions groups. He has been active as a founder, director, officer or legal counsel of numerous for profit (public and private) and not for profit organizations, including government related entities. He was Chairman and a director of Innova Exploration Ltd. (TSX) (Cdn $400,000,000 on sale), Mr. Fridhandler has over 25 years experience in various legal and business aspects of the oil and gas business.

Mr. Fridhandler is presently the Chairman and a director of Palliser Oil and Gas Corporation (TSXV). In October, 2008, he was appointed to the Calgary Police Commission and is presently a Vice Chairman. Mr Fridhandler is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

 
Burkhard Franz
Position: President and Chief Executive Officer

Burkhard Franz has been an entrepreneurial business man for over 35 years. He has over 20 years experience in the international resources equity markets. He has held several executive positions with varied responsibilities in mining and oil and gas companies in Canada and Ecuador, South America. He brings a comprehension of financial equity markets and management of oil operations to the Corporation. He has raised equity capital for several companies in the mining and oil and gas industries. He started his career owning and directing several silviculture projects in Austria and Canada, and owning, directing and managing resort projects in Austria. Mr. Franz has actively served as President and director on boards of many private and public companies.

Mr. Franz graduated from the federal college for Agriculture and Forestry in Raumberg, Austria. He earned an engineering degree in Agriculture from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Vienna, Austria in 1977. Mr Franz is fluent in German and English.

 
Lorraine McVean
Position: Director

Lorraine McVean is a practicing lawyer engaged in the provision of legal consulting services to various entities in the oil and gas industry. Prior to becoming a consultant, she was a senior legal executive and officer of an intermediate public oil and gas company. Ms. McVean's legal practice has been focused on mergers and acquisition activity and acquisition and divestiture of oil and gas assets. Ms. McVean has extensive experience with publicly traded companies, having served on the Board of Directors and Audit Committees of several companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.

Ms. McVean is also a member of the Board of Directors of the YWCA of Calgary, a not-for-profit charitable organization. Ms. McVean holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Calgary and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of British Columbia. She is a recent graduate of the Directors Education Program at the Haskyne School of Business and is a member in good standing of the Law Society of Alberta and the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors.

 
Mansoor Anjum
Position: Director

Mr. Anjum is a business executive with 25 years experience in business development and financial management in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Anjum has worked in both the upstream and downstream sectors of the industry and has significant experience in valuing new acquisitions and identifying growth opportunities for the companies. Mr Anjum is currently President and the owner of Gressenhall Enterprise Ltd., a private company involved in retail business. He was formerly President of Nebula Energy Ltd., a private oil and gas consulting company, and was President and CEO of Java Capital Inc., a TSX-V-listed company, and CEO of Meteor Marketing Inc., USA, a petroleum products distributor. Mr. Anjum holds an MBA degree from the University of Toronto.

 
Savi Franz
Position: Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Savi Franz has over 25 years of industry experience broadly distributed across finance and accounting functions at escalating seniority and has progressively held more responsible positions. Ms. Franz has previously proven herself proficient in the organization of accounting systems and processes in early stage, growing oil and gas companies including Georox Resources Inc. She has also taken on integral supervisory roles in an operational environment and has been instrumental in successful acquisition efforts.

Ms. Franz has held a position of increasing responsibility at Price Waterhouse/Coopers (Trinidad and Tobago), Ladbrokes Holdings PLC (U.K.), Ashpaltic Holdings (PLC (U.K.) and more recently at several Canadian junior oil and gas companies. Ms. Franz holds diploma/degree in Finance and Accounting at N.E.L.P./South West London College, U.K.

 
Robert Richardson
Position: Manager of Operations

The Corporation has appointed Mr Robert Richardson, P. Eng., MEB. as Manager of Operations. Mr. Richardson is a professional engineer with twenty years of experience and brings exceptional skills to the Corporation in reservoir and exploitation engineering, geology, geophysics and production as well as management and leadership skills. Mr. Richardson has worked in positions of increasing responsibilities including Vice President of Exploitation for several companies including Petrobank Energy, Canadian Natural Resources, Mission Oil and Gas, Star Point Energy and Palliser Oil. Mr. Richardson has a B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering, a Masters of Energy Business and is a member of both APEGA and Beta Gamma Sigma.