Board of Directors
Mark Monroe Chair of the Board (Independent)
Mr. Monroe has served as a director of Continental Resources, Inc. since November 2001 and as Lead Director since May 2017. He was formerly the President and Chief Operating Officer of Continental Resources, Inc. from October 2005 until October 2008. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas Corp. prior to its merger with Dominion Resources, Inc. in October 2001. Prior to the formation of Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas Corp. in 1990, Mr. Monroe was the Chief Financial Officer of Bogert Oil Company. He has also served as Chair of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association, served on the Domestic Petroleum Council and the National Petroleum Council and on the boards of the Independent Petroleum Association of America, the Oklahoma Energy Explorers and the Petroleum Club of Oklahoma City. Mr. Monroe also previously served on the boards of directors of Rose Rock Midstream GP, LLC and Unit Corporation. Mr. Monroe is a Certified Public Accountant and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin (1975).
Marty Proctor President & Chief Executive Officer and Director (Not Independent)
Mr. Proctor has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Seven Generations since July 1, 2017 and was elected to the board at the 2017 annual meeting on May 4, 2017. He joined Seven Generations as President and Chief Operating Officer in May 2014. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer of Baytex Energy from January 2009 until May 2014. Mr. Proctor has over 30 years of experience in the Canadian and international oil and natural gas industries. Prior to joining Baytex Energy, he was Senior Vice President responsible for upstream operations for Statoil Hydro Canada. Prior to that, Mr. Proctor was Senior Vice President of North American Oil Sands Corporation and Vice President of Murphy Oil Company. Earlier in his career, he held technical and management positions with Maxx Petroleum, Central Resources (USA), BP Resources Canada and Husky Oil. Mr. Proctor earned a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering (1984) and a Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering (1985), both from the University of Alberta. Mr. Proctor is a Professional Engineer, a practicing member of APEGA, a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and he is on the boards of governors of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada. Mr. Proctor has also earned the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Leontine Atkins Director (Independent)
Ms. Atkins joined the Seven Generations Board of Directors in May 2019. Ms. Atkins was a board member of KPMG Canada’s National Board of Directors until early 2019, serving on the National Acquisitions and Admissions and Succession committees. A Partner at KPMG Canada from 2006 until early 2019, Ms. Atkins was previously a Partner at KPMG Netherlands until she moved to Canada in 2006. She has 30 years of experience in the global oil and gas industry, with a focus on corporate strategy in each of the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors of the energy value chain. Ms. Atkins currently serves as a director of Points International, a leading global loyalty ecommerce platform, the board of Calgary Economic Development as the chair of the audit committee and on the board of Heritage Park Museum where she also is a member of the audit committee. She was also the vice chair and past chair of the audit/investment committee of the Glenbow Museum board. Ms. Atkins holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Acadia University and a Master of Business Administration from Dalhousie University. Ms. Atkins has also obtained her CPA, CA designation as well as the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Avik Dey Director (Independent)
Mr. Dey has been Managing Director, Head of Energy and Resources, at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board since 2014. Prior to joining the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Mr. Dey was a Founding Partner of Remvest Energy Partners in Houston, Texas from October 2011 until September 2014. Previously, he was a Founder and Chief Financial Officer of Remora Energy, a private energy company. He has been active in the global energy sector since 1999 with roles across industry, private equity and investment banking. He has previously worked with a number of organizations, including First Reserve, Deutsche Bank and Encana Corporation. Mr. Dey serves on the boards of directors of Enactus Canada and the Young Professionals in Energy organization. Mr. Dey earned a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Calgary (1999).
Harvey Doerr Director (Independent)
Mr. Doerr has more than 29 years of full-time experience in the oil and gas industry, including broad exposure to domestic and international exploration and production, heavy oil and oilsands, offshore, refining, retail marketing, acquisitions and divestitures, strategic planning and government relations. He was previously Executive Vice President of Murphy Oil Corporation, responsible for worldwide refining and marketing operations and strategic planning. Prior thereto, Mr. Doerr held various positions in the upstream oil and gas industry with Murphy Oil Corporation and affiliates, primarily in Canada. Since his retirement from Murphy Oil in 2009, Mr. Doerr has continued his career as a professional director, serving on the boards of directors of a number of public, private and not-for-profit corporations. Currently, Mr. Doerr is Chair of the board of directors of Velvet Energy Ltd. and is a director of MEG Energy Corp. He also acted as interim CEO of MEG Energy Corp. from June 1, 2018 until August 10, 2018. Mr. Doerr earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta (1981). Mr. Doerr is a Professional Engineer, has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Paul Hand Director (Independent)
Mr. Hand retired in January 2017 from his role as a Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets where he had senior responsibility for the firm’s equity capital markets group and advised corporate clients in connection with a wide range of transactions. He joined RBC Capital Markets in 1974. Mr. Hand spent more than 43 years in the investment business with various roles in the private client, equity capital markets and institutional equity areas. He was previously the Head of Global Equity Trading for 11 years and was directly responsible for the firm’s North American and international equity trading. Mr. Hand earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics (1969) and a Master of Business Administration (1973) from Queen’s University.
Dale Hohm Director (Independent)
Mr. Hohm has been engaged by Azimuth Capital Management since September 2014 and holds the title of Senior Finance and Compliance Officer with the firm. Previously, he was Chief Financial Officer of MEG Energy Corp. from March 2004 to July 2013 and served as a director of Lone Pine Resources Inc. from November 2011 to January 2014. Before entering the energy sector, Mr. Hohm worked in the audit and assurance practice of Deloitte LLP, where he earned his Chartered Accountant designation. Mr. Hohm earned a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta (1980). Mr. Hohm holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Ronnie Irani Director (Independent)
Mr. Irani is an executive and director with more than 39 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of RKI Energy Resources, LLC and he also currently serves as a director of Enable Midstream Partners, LP. Mr. Irani was Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of RKI Exploration and Production until the company sold its assets for $3.5 billion in 2015. He was Senior Vice President and General Manager with Dominion Resources until 2005 and previously held senior executive positions for Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas Corp. and Woods Petroleum Corporation. Mr. Irani has served on several private and public boards, including Quest Resource Corporation and Seventy Seven Energy Inc. He has also served as a director of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, the Integrated Petroleum Environmental Consortium, the US Department of Energy Industry Oil Review Panel, and as founder and past Chair of the Oklahoma Energy Explorers. Mr. Irani earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Bombay University, India, a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, and a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University.
Bill McAdam Director (Independent)
Mr. McAdam was President and Chief Executive Officer of Aux Sable in the United States and Canada from 2000 to 2013 when he retired from Aux Sable. Prior to joining Aux Sable, Mr. McAdam held progressively more senior positions with Imperial Oil and Exxon Chemical from 1974 to 1994 in the engineering, refining, fertilizer, petrochemicals, planning and natural gas liquids businesses in Sarnia, Toronto, New York, Edmonton and Calgary. He began working with Aux Sable in 1995 during its development phase until 1998, and was President of Mapco Canada Energy Inc. from 1998 until 1999. He joined Aux Sable in late 1999 to lead the start-up and development of the Aux Sable business in conjunction with the construction and commissioning of the $3.5 billion Alliance pipeline/Aux Sable rich gas system in December 2000. Mr. McAdam joined the board of SemGroup Corporation in 2017 and previously served as a director and Chair of the Audit Committee and Responsible Care Committee for Canexus Corporation from 2013 to 2017. Mr. McAdam earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University (1974) and a Master of Business Administration from McMaster University (1980). He has served on several industry association boards over his career. Mr. McAdam holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors and he is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Jackie Sheppard Director (Independent)
Ms. Sheppard is Chair of the board of directors of Emera Incorporated, a publicly traded geographically diverse energy and services company that invests in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, as well as gas transmission and distribution, and utility energy services. She is also a director of Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), an institutional investment manager. Ms. Sheppard is Founder and Lead Director of Black Swan Energy Inc., an Alberta upstream energy company that is private equity financed. She is a former director of Cairn Energy PLC, a publicly traded UK-based international upstream company, and she served as Chair of the Research and Development Corporation of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, a Provincial Crown Corporation, until June 2014. Ms. Sheppard was a director of NWest Energy Corp. until July 2012. She was formerly the Executive Vice President, Corporate and Legal of Talisman Energy Inc. Ms. Sheppard has significant experience in strategic planning, business development, public markets, legal and governance having held extensive roles as an executive in the oil and gas industry, and as a director of public, private and crown corporations. Ms. Sheppard was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2007. She is a Rhodes Scholar, having earned an Honours Jurisprudence, Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from Oxford University (1979). Ms. Sheppard earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland (1977) and a Bachelor of Laws degree (Honours) from McGill University (1981).
Board Committee Membership
✓ = Member
✭ = Chair
Audit and Finance Committee
Governance and Nominating Committee
HSE & Community Engagement Committee
Human Resources and Compensation Committee