Mike is responsible for new business development in the Canadian market, creating brand building strategies and identifying potential new market segments. His business acumen has been developed over a two decade career in the natural resources industry where he has held senior executive positions with multiple Fortune 500 companies. In addition to being an accomplished executive Mike is a seasoned business development specialist working with over half a dozen start-ups and high growth companies over the last decade. In 2006, he was named by the National Post as one of the 12 most influential people in the Alberta oil industry. Mike holds an MBA from Queen’s University and has completed post graduate studies in International Business and Global Leadership. He is an avid golfer and automobile enthusiast in his spare time.