Management Team

Jerry Sykora
President

Mr. Sykora is a professional geologist and an oil and gas entrepreneur with 35 years of experience in onshore and offshore petroleum exploration and business development in North and South America, Russia, Australia, Africa, Arabia and South East Asia. He has previously held exploration, business development, senior country and regional management positions with Gulf Canada, Nexen and Talisman and has been an integral part of oil and gas discoveries and developments in Northern and Western Canada, Yemen, Nigeria, Vietnam, PNG, and Indonesia. As founder and CEO of Bukit Energy Inc. he raised USD 45 MM equity and organically grew Bukit Energy into the third largest land holder in Sumatra within three years of inception. Mr. Sykora holds a MSc in Geology from Carleton University and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Bukit Energy Asia Pte. based out of Singapore. He is a member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and the South East Asian Petroleum Exploration Society (Singapore).

Email : hjsykora@CanadianInternationalEnergy.com

Dr. Ian Moffat
COO

Dr. Moffat is a professional geologist with over 35 years of exploration, exploitation and development experience gained in North and Latin America, Africa, South East Asia, the former Soviet Union and the Middle East. Most recently, Dr. Moffat was VP Exploration with publicly traded Exploration and Production company ArPetrol Ltd. in Argentina. Prior to ArPetrol, he spent 17 years at Talisman Energy Inc. where he held a variety of senior technical and management roles culminating in VP Exploration New Ventures. Dr. Moffat previously served on the Board of Directors of Pathfinder Oil & Gas and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Fortitude Gulf Resources, a private company startup that is seeking exploration and production opportunities in the United States Gulf Coast, and the not for profit Canadian Global Exploration Forum. He is a long time member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists and the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and has published extensively on topics related to various areas in the geosciences and oil and gas exploration and development.

Email : imoffat@CanadianInternationalEnergy.com

Dave Holtby
VP, Commercial

Mr. Holtby is a professional engineer and a Chartered Financial Analyst with over 25 years of oil and gas experience in investment analysis and business development. He previously held a variety of analysis and business development positions with Nexen, including General Manager, International Economics.

Email: dholtby@canadianinternationalenergy.com

Rory Clancy
VP, Subsurface Engineering

Mr. Clancy is an international Oil and Gas engineer with 38 years experience which include in-country postings in Indonesia, Yemen, Egypt, and UK North Sea in addition to experience in North America. He has held various leadership roles and was recently VP Engineering and Operations for a private Canadian Oil and Gas company with operations in Egypt. He has negotiated various international contracts and agreements relating to PSC’s and has consulted to both International Oil and Gas companies and governments on both technical and contract related issues. Rory has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from University College Dublin, Ireland.

Email : rclancy@CanadianInternationalEnergy.com

Dean Callaway
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Callaway has 25 years experience in the energy sector. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds an MBA from Nijenrode University in the Netherlands and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University in Canada. Previously he was the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of Gallic Energy Ltd., a TSXV company with international oil and gas operations in France and Australia. Gallic was acquired by Petromanas Energy in 2013. Prior to Gallic Energy, Mr. Callaway was the CFO of TG World Energy Corp, a TSXV company with international oil and gas operations in Alaska, the Philippines and Niger, Africa. TG World Energy was acquired by TVI Pacific in 2011. Prior to this, Mr. Callaway was the CFO of Thailand Resource & Exploration International a private international oil and gas company. Mr. Callaway also worked with Enbridge Inc. and TransAlta Corp. in the international corporate finance groups and with Merrill Lynch in investment banking.

Gary W. Paukert
VP, Geoscience

Mr. Paukert is a professional geophysicist with over 34 years of experience in oil and gas exploration and development via seismic acquisition, processing, interpretation and prospect generation. He has contributed to successful efforts in more than a dozen countries in the Americas and Europe, most notably throughout South America and the North Sea. Most recently he directed the geophysical aspects of Bankers Petroleum’s expansion into the Pannonian Basin in Eastern Europe. Prior to that he served as Exploration Manager and Manager of New Ventures Geology and Geophysics for a number of internationally-focused junior Canadian explorers, including C&C Energia, Petrominerales and Petroamerica. Mr. Paukert began his career with almost ten years at Exxon Co., USA after which he directed geophysical exploration efforts at Canadian mid-sized explorers including Norcen, Crestar and Talisman Energy for over eighteen years. Gary obtained an MSc in Geophysics from the University of Calgary. He is a long time member of the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (USA) and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.

Email : gpaukert@CanadianInternationalEnergy.com

Kevin Baxter
VP, Production

Mr. Baxter has over 25 years of multi-disciplinary oil and gas experience working in Western Canada and internationally including Yemen, the UK and Albania. He has extensive experience in production engineering, field development and production operations from both a management and hands-on standpoint. He has broad experience across the spectrum of oil and gas operations including gas fields, conventional light oilfields, heavy oil and secondary and tertiary recovery methods. Through his career he has assumed ever increasing levels of authority to become the VP of Operations for both Block 14 and 51 in Yemen. Subsequent to that he was posted to the United Kingdom where he successfully led the largest Operations Excellence project within the North Sea. Most recently he led the Production and Operations group for the largest oilfield in Europe where they have successfully lowered operating cost by over 50% while increasing production.

Email:kbaxter@canadianinternationalenergy.com

Ian Habke
Advisor

Mr. Habke is a Canadian Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry having worked in a number of roles in Canada, the Middle East, the UK and Latin America with significant knowledge in the areas of oil and gas operations, strategic planning and budgeting, cost control, financial reporting, M&A activities, tax planning, investors relations and supply management.

Email : habke@CanadianInternationalEnergy.com

Terry Buchy
Snr. Engineering Advisor

Mr. Buchy is a professional engineer with 37 years of oil and gas experience, including 12 years in South East Asia primarily in Indonesia and Malaysia. He has held leadership roles in drilling, operations, asset management and business development positions in Canada, Indonesia, United Kingdom and Malaysia primarily with Talisman Energy. Since retiring from Talisman Terry has consulted as a project assurance advisor and asset evaluations coordinator for projects throughout the world. Terry holds a Bachelors of Applied Science in Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver BC.

Email : tbuchy@CanadianInternationalEnergy.com