Board of Directors
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Michael is a Professional Engineer with 23 years of engineering and management experience in the oil and natural gas industry. Prior to becoming Granite’s founding President and CEO, he was Executive Chairman of DeeThree Exploration Ltd. since 2009. Prior to joining DeeThree as a Director in late 2008, Michael was Chief Operating Officer and Vice President Operations of Cyries Energy Inc., positions he held from its inception in July 2004 to its sale in March 2008. At Cyries, he was responsible for the company’s production, exploitation and acquisition activities, and was instrumental in its growth from 1,000 boe per day to 12,000 boe per day.
Michael has a B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).
Brendan is a professional geologist and a member the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). Over his quarter-century-long career, he has held senior management positions in the area of oil and natural gas exploration with Cyries Energy, Cypress Energy and Cequel Energy. Brendan holds a B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Alberta.
Martin is the founding CEO of Boulder Energy Ltd., sister company to Granite, formed out of the asset division of DeeThree Exploration Ltd. in May 2015. Previously Martin co-founded DeeThree and led the company through its growth from negligible production into the intermediate producer class. Martin brings more than 30 years of energy industry experience to Granite, having founded and led several companies prior to DeeThree, including Dual Exploration Inc. and Devlan Exploration Inc., both of which were acquired by Cyries Exploration Inc. Martin has also served on numerous energy companies’ Boards of Directors.
Kevin is the Portfolio Manager of Energy Investments with GMT Capital Corp., a private investment company based in Atlanta, Georgia. A graduate of the Masters of Business Administration program from Regis University in Denver, Colorado, Kevin is also a Chartered Financial Analyst who has spent the past two decades with various investment management companies.
Bradley was a co-founder of DeeThree Exploration Ltd., Granite’s predecessor company. Since the sale of Dual Exploration Inc. in 2006, Bradley has been an independent businessman serving as a board member for a number of private corporations in the service and producing sectors of the oil and natural gas industry. He has over 30 years of diverse oil and natural gas experience. Prior to co-founding DeeThree, Bradley was Executive Vice President and Director of Dual Exploration Inc. from July 2005 to the company’s sale in December 2006. From 1996 to July 2005, he was Executive Vice President and Director of Devlan Exploration Inc.
Committee memberships: Audit Committee, Corporate Governance & Compensation Committee, Reserves Committee
Kathy is a Chartered Accountant and is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Peyto Exploration and Development. Kathy holds a B. Com. in Accounting and Finance from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.