Board Of Directors
RMP's business is guided by our Board of Directors. Each of the six members of the Board possess vast knowledge of, and experience in the petroleum industry. The Board provides strategic guidance to the company's executive management team.
Joshua D. Young
Director since January 2017
Mr. Young is the non-executive Chairman of RMP Energy Inc. He is the co-founder, President and Portfolio Manager of Bison Interests LLC ("Bison"), a Houston, Texas-based investment firm specializing in oil and gas investments. Prior to co-founding Bison, Mr. Young invested in undervalued public equities in the upstream oil and gas space. He was an investment analyst at Karlin Asset Management, a multi-billion dollar single family office. Previous to that, he was a private equity investor and management consultant.
Craig W. Stewart
Director since May 2011
Mr. Stewart is an independent director of RMP Energy Inc. He most recently held the position of non-executive Chairman of RMP Energy Inc. from March 2016 until January 2017. Prior to that, he was Executive Chairman of RMP Energy Inc. from May 2011 to March 2016. Before then he was the President, CEO and a director of RMP Energy Ltd. from 2008 until the May 2011 restructuring. He was President and CEO of Rider Resources Ltd. from 2003 to 2008, Meota Resources Corp. from 2000 to 2002 and Poco Petroleums Ltd. from 1992 to 1999. Mr. Stewart has served as a board member of several oil and gas industry organizations and public energy companies. He currently sits on the Board of Western Gas Equity Partners, LP which is listed on the NYSE.
Mr. Stewart earned a Bachelor degree in economics and business from the University of Calgary.
Director since February 2011
Engineering, Health and Safety
Mr. Hogg has over 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry. Most recently he was the President and CEO of CODA Petroleum Inc. from January 2010 to August 2015. Prior thereto, he was the President and CEO of Rondo Petroleum Inc., a private oil and gas company and President and CEO of Grand Petroleum Inc. which traded on the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Hogg was an Oil and Gas Analyst with two national independent brokerage firms from 1997 to 2002. He began his career in 1985 as a Geologist with Norcen Energy Resources Ltd. In addition to his directorship with RMP, he is currently Chairman of Petrofeed Inc., a private technology company.
Mr. Hogg earned his Bachelor of Science (Honours in Geological Sciences) from Queen's University and obtained his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Calgary. Mr. Hogg is a Professional Geologist with the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA).
Director since January 2005
Engineering, Health and Safety Committee (Chairman)
Mr. Saunders, RMP's Chairman of the Board's Engineering, Health and Safety Committee, is Chairman of Savanna Energy Services Corp and has in excess of 34 years of diversified technical and management experience. He was previously Chairman or Chief Executive Officer of four publicly listed Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Companies: Twin Butte Energy Ltd. from 2007 to 2016, Prairie Schooner Petroleum Ltd. from 2004 to 2006, Great Northern Exploration Ltd. from 2001 to 2004, and Ionic Energy Inc. from 1997 to 2001.
Mr. Saunders earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of New Brunswick in 1982.
Director since May 2011
Mr. Swift is an independent businessman and has acted as an independent director for a variety of publicly-traded oil and gas companies since 1994. From 1984 to 1994, Mr. Swift was an investment banker with Burns Fry Limited involved in the firm's energy practice.
Mr. Swift earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary in 1969 and his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1972.