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.
Adeniyi Olaniyan, President and CEO of James Bay Energy Nigeria and Director of Canadian entity
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.
Kayode Ayeni, Director
Kayode Ayeni is CEO of Afridev Capital Partners, an investment and advisory firm specializing in finding opportunities in the oil, gas, power and infrastructure sectors. He is also Co-Managing Partner of a US$250 Million Equity Fund focused on providing growth capital to companies in Nigeria and other Gulf of Guinea countries involved in the energy and infrastructure sectors. From 2002 through 2008, Kayode was MD and CEO of First Funds Limited (FFL), the private equity / venture capital arm of First Bank Plc (FBN), the biggest financial services group in Nigeria.