Gregory J. Leia, Director and President. Calgary, Alberta. Mr. Leia is the President of Batoche Oil & Gas Exploration Ltd. and El Indio Investment Corp. both private oil and gas exploration firms. From June 2007 to May 2010, Mr. Leia was the President of Batoche Energy Corp which amalgamated with Antler Creek Energy Corp whose common shares were listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”). Antler Creek Energy Corp changed its name to Pinecrest Energy Inc. Mr. Leia received a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan. Mr. Leia has practiced law in the Province of Alberta for over 30 years primarily with the law firm Wolff Leia, Calgary, Alberta.
Gerald L. Roe, Director. Calgary, Alberta. Mr. Roe has over 44 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. Mr Roe was a Director and Chairman of the Board of GasFrac Energy Services Inc. an oil services company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) until June 2014. Mr. Roe was the Chief Operating Officer (from January 2005 to November 2007) and the Vice-President, Operations (from May 2004 and January 2005) of Oilexco Incorporated, an oil and gas company that was listed on the TSX and the London Stock Exchange. Since October 2003, Mr. Roe has been a director of ExGen Resources Ltd. (formerly Boxxer Gold Corp.), a mining company listed on the TSXV. From May 2009 to 2013, Mr. Roe was VP Operations of Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited, an oil and gas company listed on the TSXV. Mr. Roe received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Montana State University.
Craig Leggatt, Director and Interim CFO. Calgary, Alberta. Mr. Leggatt has worked number of different capacities in the capital markets for over 15 years. His capital markets experience encompasses investigations and enforcement with the Alberta Securities Commission; senior compliance experience with full service investment dealers and an institutional boutique; and corporate finance experience in the venture capital markets wherein Mr. Leggatt was responsible for junior market deals valued in excess of $100 million. Mr. Leggatt received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Waterloo and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Queen’s University. Mr. Leggatt has been a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada since 1991 and a member of the Law Society of Alberta since 1997. Mr. Leggatt practices law with Wolff Leia an energy and securities law boutique in Calgary.