The Team

David Maddison

David Maddison, P.Eng.

President and CEO

David is President, CEO and founder of Black Swan Energy. Prior to Black Swan Energy, he spent 30 years with Talisman Energy, most recently as Senior VP, Technology and Business Development.

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Marc Mereau

Marc Méreau, P.Eng.

COO

Marc is the chief operating officer and a co-founder of Black Swan Energy. He has over 36 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, both domestically and internationally.

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Michael Wilhelm

Michael Wilhelm, B.Comm., CPA, CGA

VP Finance and CFO

Mike is the Vice President, Finance and CFO and a co-founder of Black Swan Energy. He has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, both domestically and internationally with extensive experience with both private and public financings in the Canadian and U.S. markets.

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Bruce Thornhill

Bruce Thornhill

VP Exploration

Bruce is Vice President, Exploration of Black Swan Energy. He has over 35 years of experience in the energy industry focused on conventional and resource play exploration and development throughout Western Canada, primarily in deep basin areas.

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Bryan Lang

Bryan Lang, B.Sc., P.Eng.

VP Operations

Bryan is the Vice President, Operations of Black Swan Energy. He has over 26 years of experience in the energy industry focused on Western Canadian operations.

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Leanne Juneau

Leanne Juneau, B.Comm.

VP Land

Leanne is Vice President, Land and co-founder of Black Swan Energy.  She has 20 years of experience negotiating both conventional and unconventional exploration and development agreements as well as in negotiating and executing strategic corporate and asset acquisitions and dispositions within Western Canada totaling over $500 million.

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Diane Shirra

Diane Shirra, B.Eng., MBA, P.Eng.

VP Business Development

Diane is Vice President, Business Development of Black Swan Energy.  She has over 33 years of experience in the energy industry focused on exploitation and development of both conventional and resource plays throughout Western Canada.

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Christine Ezinga

Christine Ezinga

Vice President of Strategy & Planning

Christine Ezinga is the Vice President of Strategy & Planning at Black Swan Energy. She has over 16 years of diverse capital markets and industry experience in finance, investor relations and corporate development with direct involvement in over $9 billion of executed M&A transactions.

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