Board of Directors

Joel A. MacLeod
Executive Chairman, CEO and Director

Mr. MacLeod has been a director of the Company since May 11, 2021. Mr. MacLeod is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Tidewater Midstream, roles that he assumed on April 20, 2015. Mr. MacLeod has 18 years of oil and gas experience. Mr. MacLeod is a founder and former director of Highwood Asset Management Ltd. (formerly Highwood Oil Company Ltd.). Mr. MacLeod was also the founding Chief Executive Officer and majority shareholder of Predator Midstream from January 2012 to the sale of the company in August 2014.

Mr. MacLeod obtained his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary in 2000 and holds a Chartered Accountant designation.

Brett M. Gellner
Lead Independent Director

Mr. Gellner has been a director of the Company since July 12‎, 2021.

Mr. Gellner is the former Chief Development Officer of TransAlta Corporation and is a member of the board of directors of TransAlta Renewables Inc. (since July 2013). In his role as Chief Development Officer of TransAlta Corporation, he was responsible for strategic corporate investments, mergers and acquisitions as well as greenfield projects from August 2019 to April 2021. He was also Chief Strategy and Investment Officer for TransAlta Corporation from November 2018 to August 2019 and interim Chief Financial Officer for TransAlta Corporation from April 2018 to November 2018. Previously, he was President and Designated Chief Executive Officer of TransAlta Renewables Inc. from July 2013 to November 2017. He was Chief Investment Officer of TransAlta Corporation from March 2014 to May 2018 and Chief Financial Officer of TransAlta Corporation from July 2010 to March 2014. Prior thereto, he was Vice-President, Commercial Operations and Mergers & Acquisitions at TransAlta Corporation. Prior to joining TransAlta Corporation, Mr. Gellner spent 12 years in investment banking covering the power, pipeline, midstream and forest products sectors.

Mr. Gellner has a master’s degree specializing in economics from the University of Alberta and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He has also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.

John Adams
Director

Mr. Adams has been a director of the Company since July 12‎, 2021.

Mr. Adams is President and Chief Executive Officer of NGIF Capital Corporation and Managing Partner of NGIF Cleantech Ventures, Canada’s first venture capital firm and venture fund created by and for Canada’s natural gas sector. He is involved in all aspects of the enterprise including the responsibility of its three divisions NGIF Industry Grants, the NGIF Emissions Testing Centre and NGIF Cleantech Ventures. He brings over 25 years’ experience and is deeply rooted in the cleantech, financing and energy ecosystem of Canada.

Prior to NGIF Capital Corporation, Mr. Adams was the Managing Director of the Natural Gas Innovation Fund at the Canadian Gas Association (“CGA”). There, he was responsible for bringing the fund from a concept into a fully operational cleantech innovation fund with a portfolio of startups supporting Canada’s natural gas energy sector, including the production, transmission and end-use distribution of natural gas. In this role he raised capital from its industry investors for project investments, built strategic partnerships, and was accountable for the fund’s investment process, governance, investment strategy, portfolio management, corporate performance and entrepreneurial support.

Prior to the Natural Gas Innovation Fund at CGA, Mr. Adams was with Sustainable Development Technology Canada in 2011 and occupied a range of increasingly senior positions over a five-year span. He joined as Director, Applications/Funding Advisory in 2011, and then went to Director, Stakeholder relations in 2012, Vice President Industry in 2013, and Executive Director in 2016. While at Sustainable Development Technology Canada, John raised almost $40 million in partnership agreements with industry and federal/provincial government agencies, led a series of national funding competitions, and created a national Virtual Incubator.

Prior to Sustainable Development Technology Canada, Mr. Adams was with Mitsui & Co. (Canada) Ltd. holding positions in infrastructure business and international trade.

Mr. Adams graduated from University of Toronto in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in science, specializing in environmental science and is a graduate of the Berkley Venture Capital Executive Program.

Mr. Adams currently sits on the board of directors of the $100 million Clean Resources Innovation Network (CRIN) and is a member of its Finance and Audit Committee; and is a member of the International Gas Union’s Research, Development, and Innovation Committee.

Mr. Adams is a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Governance, Compensation, Safety and ‎Sustainability Committee.‎

Margaret (Greta) Raymond
Director

Ms. Raymond has been a director of the Company since July 12‎, 2021 and a director of Tidewater Midstream since May 25, 2017.

Ms. Raymond is an experienced environment, health and safety and human resources professional with many years in the oil and gas industry. Since 2009, Ms. Raymond has been the President of her own consulting firm and, in this capacity, acts as a consultant and advises corporate Boards of Directors and Executives on operational and environment, health and safety risk management and governance. Ms. Raymond was formerly Vice President Environment, Safety and Social Responsibility with Petro-Canada from 2006 to 2009. She was responsible globally at Petro-Canada for environment, health, employee assistance programs, safety, aboriginal affairs, security, stakeholder relations, emergency response and crisis management as well as corporate responsibility.

Ms. Raymond is on the board of directors of Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology, a non-profit that brings clean water to the very poor in 63 countries around the world, the Alberta WaterPortal Society, and the Calgary Opera Association.

Ms. Raymond holds her B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University, (Palo Alto, CA) and her Masters of Public Health, Environmental Health, from the University of California (Berkeley, CA). She also holds her ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, Directors Education Program, University Calgary, Haskayne School of Business (2007).

Ms. Raymond is a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Governance, Compensation, Safety and Sustainability Committee (Chair).