Ahmed Said - President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Said is a Professional Engineer and his background includes operational and senior management roles in the oil & gas industry, both domestically and internationally. His recent focus has included corporate strategy development and host government negotiations. He is the President of Vertex Capital Investments, an international resource development fund. He is also the director of several public and private companies. Mr. Said holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Calgary, Canada.
PAUL BOZOKI - Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Bozoki is a Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA with over fifteen years of accounting, tax and corporate finance experience in Canada and Europe. From 2007 through September 2010, he was the Chief Financial Officer of CD Capital Partners, a privately held real estate development firm focused on developing mixed use retail and office real estate in Russia, Ukraine and Romania. From 2001 through 2006, he was the Chief Financial Officer of MAVA Investment Ltd., a private equity firm based in Budapest, Hungary with two funds under management and US$110 million of committed capital. Mr. Bozoki is experienced in matters of international taxation and foreign capital markets and began his career at Ernst & Young LLP where he spent six years auditing clients in mining and other industries in Canada, Australia and Hungary.
Neil Said - Corporate Secretary
Mr. Neil Said is a corporate securities lawyer who works as a legal consultant to various Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange listed companies in the mining and oil & gas industries. He previously worked as a securities lawyer at a large Toronto corporate law firm, where he worked on a variety of corporate and commercial transactions. Mr. Said obtained a Juris Doctor from the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto and he received a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) with a minor in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University.