ROSS G. CLARKSON, P.Geol., ICD.D
President & Chief Executive Officer, Director
Mr. Clarkson was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on December 4, 1996 and has served as a director of the Company since October 1995. He was formerly employed as a senior geological advisor with Petro-Canada; as Resident Manager of Petro-Canada (Yemen) Inc.; Senior Project Geologist with Canadian Occidental Petroleum Ltd., now Nexen Inc., in Yemen and supervisor of international exploration/geologist with Ranger Oil Limited, giving him over 30 years of domestic and international oil and gas exploration experience. His international familiarity extends to numerous countries on all continents.
LLOYD W. HERRICK, P.Eng., ICD.D
Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Director
Mr. Herrick was appointed Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and director of the Company in April 1999. Prior to joining TransGlobe in April 1999 Mr. Herrick was President, Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of Moiibus Resource Corporation, which was acquired by TransGlobe in April 1999. Mr. Herrick is a professional engineer with more than 30 years of oil and gas experience. Prior to Moiibus, Mr. Herrick was with Ranger Oil Limited, serving in a variety of technical and management/executive positions including Vice President, Canadian Production from 1993 onward. Prior thereto, he was a petroleum engineer with Rupertsland Resources Ltd. and a production evaluations engineer with Hudson's Bay Oil & Gas Ltd.
RANDALL C. NEELY, C.A., CFA
Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Neely was appointed Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the company in May 2012. He holds a Chartered Accountant designation and a CFA designation. Mr. Neely brings 19 years experience to TransGlobe in executive financial positions, including most recently CFO of Zodiac Exploration. Prior to that, he served as CFO of Pearl (Blackpearl) Exploration & Production as well as CFO of Trident Exploration. Previous to working directly in the oil and gas industry, Mr. Neely spent 3 1/2 years with TD Securities investment banking and had obtained his CA designation in 1994 while with KPMG, where he spent 8 years.
BRETT NORRIS, M.Sc., P.Geol.
Vice President, Exploration
Mr. Norris is a Professional Geologist with over 26 years of diverse industry experience. Mr. Norris was appointed Vice President, Exploration in April 2012, after having served as the Exploitation Manager since joining TransGlobe in 2006. Prior to TransGlobe, he was the Vice President, Geosciences & New Venture at Paramount Energy Trust, involved with the Gas-Over-Bitumen AEUB regulatory hearing. Other previous experience includes manager with the international division of Nexen Inc. in their Yemen and South American teams, and has worked in various capacities for a number of E&P companies after starting his career with Esso Resources in 1988. Mr. Norris is a Trustee of the CSPG Educational Trust Fund, a former Director of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, and holds membership with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG), the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). Mr. Norris has published papers with the SPE and the CSPG.