The Board of Directors is comprised of six members, all of whom have extensive and varied business experience.  Visit our Corporate Governance page for more detailed information about our Board Mandate and Committees.

Michael Binnion


Director and Executive Chairman

Mr. Binnion has been actively involved in the financing and executive management of numerous private and public companies through his investment company, Ruperts Crossing Inc. Mr. Binnion is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Questerre Energy Corporation. He has also been a Director of Terrenex Acquisition Corporation and Sylogist Ltd., and presently holds board positions on four other private companies. Mr. Binnion was a founding shareholder and Chief Executive Officer of Flowing Energy Corporation from 1996 until 2001 and was founding shareholder, President, Chief Financial Officer, and a Director of CanArgo Energy Corporation in the Republic of Georgia from 1996 to 2000. Mr. Binnion is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce from the University of Alberta.

Simon Batcup



Mr. Batcup has been actively involved in the executive management of numerous private and public companies, as both an owner and investor. Currently he is a consultant with Osborne Interim, an advisor with FREDsense Technologies and is Chairman of Brauerei Fahr, a brewery based in Turner Valley. Previously he was Managing Director of Optimal Pressure Drilling Services Inc., the joint venture between High Arctic and Schlumberger. Earlier, Mr. Batcup was VP and part-owner of Robyn’s Transport, a Calgary-based company in the refrigerated transport business. Previous business experience includes executive roles in information technology, courier and distribution, waste management, and transportation industries. Mr. Batcup has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Statistics and Operations Research from Concordia University in Montreal.

Douglas Strong



Mr. Strong is a Chartered Accountant with 36 years of experience having been with Precision Drilling 21 years in a number of senior financial and operational roles, including Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2010 and most recently as President of Completion & Production Services responsible for service rigs and snubbing in Canada and the United States. Prior to that his experience includes financial roles with Nabors Industries associated with international land contract drilling outside North America. Mr. Strong began his career with Collins Barrow in Calgary, Alberta in 1980 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary.