President & Chief Executive Officer, Board MemberView Bio
President & Chief Executive Officer, Board Member
Mike is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Advantage Energy Ltd. and has over 20 years of diverse experience in the oil and gas industry. Mike founded and helped lead Modern Resources to become a highly efficient Deep Basin producer which included oversight on all aspects of the Corporation. He held roles of increasing responsibility at Painted Pony Energy Ltd. including Vice President of Reservoir Engineering and Corporate Development. Mike also held various roles at Talisman Energy within their North American assets, including Team Lead of Montney and Northeast British Columbia. He received his BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary and is a registered professional engineer with APEGA.
Board MemberView Bio
Jill is a Corporate Director with over 25 years of professional experience in the investment management industry including portfolio management, capital markets and equity research. Ms. Angevine serves on the board of Advantage Energy where she chairs the compensation committee and is a member of the audit committee and ESG committee. She also serves on the board of Tourmaline Oil Corp. where she chairs the audit committee and is a member of the corporate governance committee. On the community front, Jill serves on the Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund (OCIF) board and the Strathcona Tweedsmuir School board of governors. Prior to her work as a Corporate Director, she was a Portfolio Manager at two asset management companies and prior thereto was Vice President and Director, Institutional Research at FirstEnergy Capital Corp. Jill holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and has earned the Chartered Public Accountant (CPA), the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D) designations.
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Craig has over 15 years of experience in the energy industry in investment management and technical roles. He is a Vice President in Brookfield’s Renewable Power Group, responsible for investment sourcing, execution, and asset management for the Brookfield Global Transition Fund, with a focus on the CCUS sector. Prior to this role, Craig was a Vice President in Brookfield’s Infrastructure Group where he was responsible for technical and financial due diligence supporting transactions and asset management for Brookfield’s investments in the energy sector globally. Before joining Brookfield in 2016, he worked in the energy sector as a petroleum engineer. Craig earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with Distinction from the University of Calgary, is a professional engineer in the Province of Alberta, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.
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Trevor brings over 25 years of energy infrastructure experience including areas of expertise in strategic planning, operational risk management and technology. Trevor holds a Masters in Metallurgical Engineering from Queen’s University and has completed advanced leadership programs, including a QuantumShift Fellow from the Ivey School of Business. He has previously held responsibility for overall corporate strategy, leadership and vision, and business performance for companies with an enterprise value of over $1B and 1,000+ employees. Trevor is an experienced executive with a proven record of delivering exponential growth in the technology enabled services industry. He currently sits on the Board of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) Foundation as well as an Independent Director for Skipper NDT, a technology firm focused on the performance of energy infrastructure, based in Paris, France.
Chief Financial OfficerView Bio
Chief Financial Officer
Craig has over 25 years of experience in the energy industry. He joined Advantage Energy Ltd. in November 2004 progressing through positions of increasing responsibility from Director of Finance, Vice President, Finance to Chief Financial Officer. Craig has worked with Calpine Canada Natural Gas Company and Calpine Power Income Fund as Controller and Manager, Financial Reporting. He has worked in various financial roles with diverse experience throughout the resource sector. Craig is a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta (CPA Alberta).
Chief EngineerView Bio
Brent began in the refrigeration industry in the mid 70’s and then spent several years at Petro-Canada in process and refrigeration before utilizing his experience to develop Startec Refrigeration into one of the premier refrigeration companies in Western Canada. He then started Thermocarb Engineering Ltd. which provides refrigeration and process engineering to all facets of refrigeration from gas processing to municipal arenas. Chief Engineer and General Manager of Startec Refrigeration for sixteen years, Brent designed and installed hundreds of refrigeration systems from small single stage reciprocating units to several thousand horsepower systems for large gas plants and meat packing installations. Together with Rick Bower he founded Allardyce Bower Consulting Inc (ABC) to utilize his knowledge and abilities to provide innovative solutions to energy projects. Brent now primarily concentrates his efforts on providing project management expertise to various clients. His commitment to leading quality projects had made him a pioneer in leading and organizing large scale projects from conception through to completion.
Chief Technology OfficerView Bio
Chief Technology Officer
Rick was the co-founder of Bower Damberger Rolseth Engineering (BDR) and was responsible for the design and installation of over 4000 facilities over the 22 years he was involved in the corporation. BDR Engineering was a leader in innovative engineering design, modular construction, plant troubleshooting and operational improvement. In addition, Rick developed a reputation for innovative design and utilized his knowledge, along with the extensive operation knowledge of the people he worked with, to optimize facility operations. The design and operation of many Renaissance Energy facilities are examples of his work. Rick’s expertise lies in maximizing the efficiency and recoveries from existing facilities, particularly from older plants where recent attention has not been paid to these issues. Rick and Brent Allardyce joined forces and started ABC engineering to utilize his skillset along with Brent’s to provide engineering knowhow and project management to the energy sector.
Chief Commercial OfficerView Bio
Chief Commercial Officer
Jason has 25 years of experience in the Western Canada’s upstream energy industry. Prior to joining Entropy, he served as Senior Vice President, Commercial for Modern Resources Inc., where he was responsible for all corporate commercial and business development functions. During his tenure at Modern, the company experienced exponential growth from start-up to peak production of 23,000 boepd. Modern was a recognized industry-leader in methane abatement and other low emission technologies which gave Jason direct insight into Alberta’s carbon market. Modern was ultimately acquired by Tourmaline Oil Corp. in late 2020. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary. Jason also spent time as a volunteer on the Fund Development Committee of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Vice President, Capital MarketsView Bio
Vice President, Capital Markets
Chris has over 20 years of experience in the energy sector with a focus on leadership, investment management and capital allocation. Most recently he was the CIO of the Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation (AIOC) where he led four transactions involving 27 Indigenous Communities investing over $400 million into large-scale projects. Prior to AIOC Chris spent 14 years, most recently as a Managing Director, at Azimuth Capital Management, an energy sector private equity fund and 5 years at AIMCo in the private equity and infrastructure groups. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce, with Distinction, from the University of Alberta School of Business, is a CFA Charterholder and holds the ICD.D designation. Chris is a member of the CFA Institute Standards of Practice Council, a global committee that helps to develop and promulgate all the CFA Institute’s ethical standards, and a Past President of the Calgary CFA Society.
Vice President, EngineeringView Bio
Vice President, Engineering
James graduated from Queen’s University Applied Science in 1990. After 5 years in the Canadian Armed Forces, he began his career in Energy designing and building downhole tools. Moving to the E&P side in 2001, James has experience in all aspects of operations. He has served in many engineering and management roles for various companies in Calgary.