Directors & Management Directors & Management
Jacob S. Ulrich
John Rapach
Christine Shinnie
Gavin Wilson
Eleanor J. Barker
Mark McComiskey
Tracy Lessard

OFFICERS & DIRECTORS

Walter DeBoni

Jacob S. Ulrich

Chairman of the Board

Director of Sterling Resources Ltd.

An independent energy advisor who from 2008 to 2011 was the senior energy advisor for Och-Ziff Capital Management Group in London, responsible for developing Och-Ziff’s portfolio of upstream, renewable and infrastructure investments in the European Union, Africa, the former Soviet Union and the Middle East.

Managing Director of Centrica Energy Group from 1997 to 2008, responsible for the development and operations of upstream gas and power generation assets, procurement for British Gas Retail and British Gas Business, trading and upstream/midstream business development.

Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree and a Masters of Business Administration degree.

John Rapach

John Rapach

Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Resources Ltd.

Chief Operating Officer of Sterling Resources Ltd.

Over twenty-five years of operations experience in both offshore and onshore environments. He is an industry renowned specialist in the preparation of reserve assessments, well testing, field development and performance enhancement.

Christine Shinnie

Christine Shinnie

Chief Financial Officer of Sterling Resources Ltd.

CIMA qualified Accountant with over 20 years experience in the upstream oil and gas sector. Wide range of operator experience including Treasury, Joint Venture Accounting, Financial and Management Accounting, Business Analysis, Planning and Economic Modelling.

Graeme Phipps

Gavin Wilson

Director of Sterling Resources Ltd.

Investment Manager for the Meridian Group of Companies, a private investment company. Mr. Wilson was the Founder and Manager of RAB Energy and RAB Octane listed investment funds from 2004 to 2011. From 1992 to 2003, he worked with Canaccord Capital London, an investment banking company, as Head of Oil and Gas, responsible for sales and Corporate Broking/Finance.

Bachelor of Arts degree in French History and Civilization.

Eleanor J. Barker

Eleanor J. Barker

Director of Sterling Resources Ltd.

Eleanor Barker is President of Barker Oil Strategies and a Director and Audit Committee Chair of Serinus Energy. Since 1995, Ms. Barker has focused on international oil research. From 2012 to 2014 she was an international oil analyst with Toll Cross Securities Inc. From 2007 to 2012 she was President of Barker Oil Strategies Inc. Ms. Barker is a past Director of the US National Association of Petroleum Investment Analysts and a former President of the Canadian Association of Investment Analysts. From 1993 – 1995 Ms. Barker was a director of Gordon Capital. Prior to work in financial markets, she held various positions with Esso and Gulf Canada.

Ms. Barker holds an Honours B.Sc. (Chemistry) from Queen’s University and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario.

Robert Carter

Mark McComiskey

Director of Sterling Resources Ltd.

Mr. Mark McComiskey, J.D. is a Founding Partner of Vanwall Capital, LLC. and was a Managing Partner of Prostar Capital Ltd. He served as the Managing Director and also Co-Head of the Buyout Group at First Reserve Corporation, an energy-focused private equity firm.

Prior to this he was a Principal of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc. He was an associate at the law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP involved in structuring, negotiating, and documenting mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. McComiskey holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School and an A.B. degree, magna cum laude, in Economics from Harvard College.

MANAGEMENT

Christine Shinnie

Tracy Lessard

Corporate Secretary of Sterling Resources Ltd.

Ms. Lessard was appointed to the position of Corporate Secretary on September 1, 2016. She has over twenty years experience in the Oil & Gas Industry ensuring the integrity of the governance framework, being responsible for the efficient administration of a company, ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and implementing decisions made by the Board of Directors. Ms. Lessard has held Corporate Secretarial and Executive Administration positions with Canexus Corporation, Zargon & Oil and Gas and Equatorial Energy Inc.