Officers

Eric Tremblay

Executive Chairman, Director

Mr. Tremblay is Chief Executive Officer of Aston Hill Financial Inc.  Mr. Tremblay is an Engineer with over 18 years executive experience acquiring, producing and developing oil & gas assets in Canada and the United States.  Mr. Tremblay possesses a wealth of business development, marketing, fund raising, and investor relations experience in the oil & gas and income trust sectors.  In 1993, Mr. Tremblay began his career at Enerplus, continuously advancing into more senior roles, ultimately culminating in the position of Senior Vice President of Capital Markets.  From 1987 to 1993, he pursued a career as a structural design engineer in the North American aerospace industry and held positions with British Petroleum, Canadair and the Boeing Airplane Company. Mr. Tremblay graduated from Ryerson University in Toronto with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Aerospace Engineering.



Brian Prokop, P.Eng., CFA

Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mr. Prokop, Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Administrator has over 28 years of operational and financial experience in the oil and gas industry.  Prior to his appointment as the Chief Executive Officer of the Administrator, Mr. Prokop was Vice President, Capital Markets of Daylight Energy Ltd.  Previously he served as Director, Institutional Equity Sales, and Energy Specialist at National Bank Financial establishing the Calgary Institutional Sales Desk, prior to which he served as Vice President, Oil and Gas Specialist, Institutional Equity Sales at Canaccord Capital Corporation, dealing with North American and European institutions with specific emphasis on energy companies and royalty trusts. Prior thereto, Mr. Prokop was a sell-side analyst providing Canadian and U.S. equity and income trust coverage, and macroeconomic industry analysis.  Mr. Prokop has held executive technical and financial roles with Talisman Energy Inc. and Shell Canada Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Geological Engineering) from the University of Manitoba, a Master of Business administration from the University of Calgary, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.  Mr. Prokop received the designation of a Professional Engineer in 1986.


John Elzner

President

Mr. Elzner is President of the Administrator.  Mr. Elzner has over 31 years of experience in the international oil and gas industry.  Mr Elzner served as the Senior Vice President of Denali for eight years, overseeing all matters of business development, land, legal and marketing, including direction and execution for all acquisitions and divestitures.  Prior to joining Denali, Mr. Elzner served in various senior executive positions for Coastal Corporation and El Paso Corporation, most recently therein as Senior Vice President of South American E&P Operations for El Paso. He graduated in 1978 with a MSc from Texas A&M University.


Sean Bovingdon

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Bovingdon is the Chief Financial Officer of the Administrator.  Mr. Bovingdon has over 20 years of financial executive experience, most recently as the Chief Financial Officer of Petrodorado Energy Ltd. and prior thereto served as Vice-President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Great Plains Exploration Inc. until its sale. Previously, Mr. Bovingdon was the Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Fuel-x International Inc.  Mr. Bovingdon also held senior financial positions with Western Oil Sands Inc. and Electronics Manufacturing Group Inc. and commenced his career with KPMG LLP in London, England and Calgary, Alberta.  Mr. Bovingdon has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting and Economics from the University of Kent and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.