Paul BlakeleyExecutive Chairman
Paul has 35 years’ of energy experience, most recently (since 1994) at Talisman Energy Inc. (“Talisman”). As Executive Vice President Asia Pacific & Middle East, he led the building of Talisman Asia Pacific into a multibillion NAV powerhouse, and will bring that experience to his new role at Jadestone. He has a track record of acquiring production and further enhancing value through follow-on development activity.
Bob Lambert Deputy-Chairman (Non-Executive Director)
Bob has 45 years’ experience in the international exploration and production business and is formerly CEO and President of TSX-V listed Petra Petroleum Inc. He is a chartered geologist and has held numerous operational and management positions in the US, Europe, North Africa, West Africa, South East Asia and the Caspian region primarily with Conoco Inc. Bob is also a Non-Executive Director of Eland Oil and Gas plc since 2012 and was Chief Executive of GB Petroleum Ltd. from 2005 to 2010.
lain McLaren Non-Executive Director
Iain has significant experience in the oil and gas sector and is currently Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee for Cairn Energy plc, Chairman of Investors Capital Trust plc as well as the director of various other companies. He is a past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and was a partner in KPMG for 28 years until 2008.
Eric SchwitzerNon-Executive Director
Eric has over 35 years’ experience within the investment banking and natural resources sector and is currently Vice Chairman of Lincoln Peck Financial Inc. He is the former managing partner of Enterprise Capital Inc. and has extensive experience with the Canadian capital markets having been a director of various Canadian publicly listed companies over the past 12 years.
Cedric FontenitNon-Executive Director
Cedric is a senior member of the investment team at Tyrus Capital S.A.M. Over the course of his sixteen-year career in investment banking and hedge fund industry, he gained extensive experience in advising on and structuring M&A and investments across issuers’ capital structure. Cedric joined Tyrus Capital in 2009, where he has had significant investment experience in the oil & gas and mining industries, among others.
David Neuhauser Non-Executive Director
David has extensive capital markets and M&A experience and is currently founder and managing director of event-driven hedge fund Livermore Partners in Chicago. He has invested and advised global public companies for the past 20 years and has a strong track record of enhancing intrinsic values through restructuring and strategic initiatives.