Greenfields Petroleum

Management Team

Management Team

   
John W. Harkins - President and Chief Executive Officer

John W. Harkins

President and Chief Executive Officer

 

President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 11 February 2010; prior thereto, Vice President, Business Development of the Company from July 2008 to February 2010.  He is currently a Director of Strategic Oil & Gas Ltd., PetroPhoenix Resources Corp.,  PetroPhoenix Oil Corp. and PetroPhoenix Capital Corp.   Mr. Harkins holds a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto.

   
   
John W. Harkins - President and Chief Executive Officer

Norman G. Benson

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

 

Company since 30 June 2013. Senior Vice President of the Company since 19 May 2011. General Manager of Anadarko Brazil from January 2011 until retirement in May 2011. Vice President Operations of Anadarko Algeria from May 2009 until January 2011. Mr. Benson has over 30 years of international and domestic O&G experience. His expertise comes from positions in engineering, operations and business development for Amoco Corporation, FIOC, Anadarko and Greenfields.

   
   
John W. Harkins - President and Chief Executive Officer

Jose Perez-Bello

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

 

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since June 1, 2017; prior thereto, Vice President and Controller of the Corporation from August 9, 2012. Mr. Perez-Bello has over 30 years of combined experience in energy and manufacturing industries where he held leading roles in finance and accounting, economic and commercial analysis, strategic planning and forecasting and internal auditing. Mr. Perez-Bello earned a BBA from a Venezuelan university and an MBA from the Bauer College of Business at University of Houston.

 

   
   

Deborah F. Hubbs

General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer

 

General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer since 1 January 2018; prior thereto she was President of Catalyst Executive Advisors, a legal consulting firm since 2015. Ms. Hubbs was General Counsel of GeoSouthern Energy Corporation, a privately-held exploration and production company in the U.S. from 2012-2014. Ms. Hubbs also held a leadership role at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation where she worked in U.S. onshore from 2006-2012. Ms. Hubbs received her B.A. from Southern Nazarene University and her J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. 

 


 


Board of Directors

 

Michael J. Hibberd B.A., M.B.A., LL.B.

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

 

Chairman and President of MJH Services Inc., a corporate finance advisory business established in 1995. Chairman of Canacol Energy Ltd., former Chairman of Heritage Oil Plc. and Heritage Oil Corporation, and Non-Executive Chairman of Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. He is also Director of Montana Exploration Corp., PetroFrontier Corp. and Pan Orient Energy Corp., all public oil and gas exploration companies. Mr. Hibberd holds a B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of Toronto, and an L.L.B. from the University of Western Ontario.  Mr. Hibberd is also a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada.

   
   

Garry P. Mihaichuk B.Sc., M.B.A.

Non-Executive Director

 

Mr. Mihaichuk is a corporate director who has served as a director on 14 public and private companies since 1996. Mr. Mihaichuk is currently the Director of Badger Daylighting Ltd., Badger Income Fund, Director of Nordic Petroleum AS, Director and President of Nordic America’s Inc., Director of RLG International and Director of Friends of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Mr. Mihaichuk holds a B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University, a Global Leadership diploma from Michigan University, a PMD diploma from Harvard University and an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

   
   
 

Geir Sagemo

Non-Executive Director

 

Mr. Sagemo is a member of the finance and investment group at Vitol Group. Prior to joining Vitol in 2007, Mr. Sagemo spent 13 years in the energy teams of various investment banks, including Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and JPMorgan. Mr. Sagemo is a board member of New Age (Africa Global Energy) Ltd. He holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the Wharton School.

   
   

Gerald F. Clark,B.A., M.B.A.

Non-Executive Director

Business, financial and general management consultant since January 2012. Prior thereto, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Ciris Energy, Inc. from September 2009 to November 2011.

   
   
John W. Harkins - President and Chief Executive Officer

John W. Harkins 

President and Chief Executive Officer

 

(bio above)

   
   
 

David B. Fransen

Non-Executive Director

 Mr. Fransen is Chairman of Vitol S.A. Geneva and a Director of various Vitol Group companies, and is also a Director of Watford AFC Limited. He has a wide range of experience within the Vitol Group, from gasoline trading and various management positions to the creation of Vitol’s central management information system. Prior to joining Vitol in 1986, Mr. Fransen was with British Petroleum. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics and Computer Science from Royal Holloway College, London.

 

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