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Michael Holmes


Michael Holmes is a professional engineer with nearly a decade of varied experience, including research & development, process optimization, development planning, and corporate strategy. Michael is passionate about taking on big challenges and finding innovative solutions. During his tenure at Cenovus Energy, Michael tackled projects ranging from rethinking thermal wellbore design to portfolio-level strategic analysis and advisement. Michael graduated with First Class Honours from Queen’s University, where he was awarded the E.T. Sterne prize for the student with the highest aggregate standing in Chemical Engineering. In his spare time, Michael is pursuing his CFA designation, having already completed his Level 1 exam and currently preparing for Level 2. - Linkedin

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Willem Jordaan


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Ariel Torre


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Alex Vetsak


Alex’s career in the energy industry began with a single well drilling operation, his intrepid dedication in various roles earned him the opportunity to advance his career growth to strategy and capital management for a multi-billion dollar energy company. Recipient of an M.Sc degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Heriot-Watt University of Edinburgh, and a M.Sc degree in Computer Science from the Tomsk Polytechnic University, he continues to let his passion for the energy industry drive his work in emerging market opportunities, commercialization and innovative applications. In the last decade, he has facilitated corporate investments into new field development in Western Siberia and paved the way for drilling services into new markets in Western Canada. - Linkedin

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Vlad Zatonski


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