ROSS G. CLARKSON, P.Geol., ICD.D
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.
RANDALL C. NEELY, C.A., CFA
Mr. Neely was appointed President of the Company in January 2018 and to the Board of Directors in May 2018. He was previously appointed as Vice President, Finance and CFO in May 2012. Mr. Neely has 25 years of experience in executive and financial roles, including CFO of Zodiac Exploration, CFO of Pearl (Blackpearl) Exploration & Production and CFO of Trident Exploration. Prior to working directly in the oil and gas industry, Mr. Neely spent three and a half years in investment banking with TD Securities and eight years with KPMG LLP.
LLOYD W. HERRICK, P.Eng., ICD.D
Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Herrick was appointed Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and a Director of the Company in April 1999. Mr. Herrick stepped down from the Board in May 2018. 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 40 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.td.
EDWARD OK, CA, CPA (Wa, USA)
Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Ok was appointed Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company in January 2018. He was most recently at Zodiac Exploration and has over 10 years of corporate finance and accounting experience. Mr. Ok holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta, is a Chartered Accountant licensed in the Province of Alberta and a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Washington State.
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.