James Bay Energy Nigeria Company Structure
Stephen Shefsky Chairman
Co-founder of Brasoil do Brasil Exploracao Petrolifera S.A., a private oil & gas producing exploration company in Brazil, Founder of Silver Bear Resources Inc (TSX:SBR),Vice Chairman Morumbi Resources (TSXV:MOC), and Executive Chairman of Castle Resources Inc.(TSXV: CRI). Mr. Shefsky was the founder & former President & CEO of Verena Minerals Corp/ Belo Sun Mining Corp (TSX: BSX). President of Cancap Investments Limited, a private merchant bank providing venture capital and project financing for public and private companies
Mark Brennan Founder, Director
Founding Partner and President of Linear Capital Corp., President & CEO of Largo Resources, Co-founder of Brasoil do Brasil Exploracao Petrolifera S.A., and Castle Resources Inc.
Chief Olorunfemi, Non-Executive Chairman of Nigerian Subsidiary
Currently Executive Chairman of MAK MERA NIGERIA Limited, Lagos, Nigeria, formerly Group Executive Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Investment Management Services and Director of the Research Division of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Also formerly Deputy Managing Director Upstream, in charge of supervising the International Oil Company Joint Ventures.
Knut Sovold, President and CEO of Nigerian Subsidiary and Director of Canadian entity
Master in Petroleum from Trondheim, Norway. Twenty years experience in the oil and gas industry. Has worked with oil and gas fields, asset valuations, operatorship, worked with assets in the North Sea, Africa and Asia. Co-founder of Reservoir Evaluation Services (later AGR Petroleum), Hemla and D&H Solutions.
Tee Mac Iseli, Director & Advisor to the Board
Awarded the MFR for his effort in the peace in the Niger Delta. An experienced business man born in Nigeria, raised in Switzerland and moved back to Nigeria at the age of 20.
Adeniyi Olaniyan; Country Manager
Mr. Olaniyan has worked with Shell both in Nigeria and internationally. He was stationed both in the Netherlands and in Brunei for several years before he returned to Nigeria in 2011. He has worked both with exploration and asset management within Shell during his career and been stationed both in Port Harcourt and Lagos in the country.