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Bonavista Energy Corp (BNP.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Keith MacPhail

59 2012 Executive Chairman of the Board

Jason Skehar

43 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Ronald Poelzer

54 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Dean Kobelka

2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Bruce Jensen

2014 Chief Operating Officer

Scott Shimek

2015 Vice President - Operations

Lynda Robinson

2006 Vice President - Human Resources and Administration

Magni Lake

2013 Vice President - Marketing

Wayne Merkel

2011 Vice President - Exploration

Colin Ranger

2014 Vice President - Production

Scott Wilhelm

2015 Vice President - Engineering

Grant Zawalsky

56 Corporate Secretary

Michael Kanovsky

67 Lead Independent Director

Ian Brown

58 2004 Independent Director

Sue Lee

64 2013 Independent Director

Margaret McKenzie

54 2006 Independent Director

Robert Phillips

61 2014 Independent Director

Christopher Slubicki

57 2007 Independent Director

Berk Sumen

2013 IR Contact Officer, Manager

Biographies

Name Description

Keith MacPhail

Mr. Keith A. MacPhail is Executive Chairman of the Board of Bonavista Energy Corporation, since December 3, 2012. Mr. MacPhail has 36 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and is currently our Executive Chairman. Mr. MacPhail was President and CEO of the company from 1997 to 2008 and Chairman and CEO from 2008 to 2012. Prior to joining Bonavista Petroleum Ltd. in 1997, Mr. MacPhail held progressively more responsible positions with Canadian Natural Resources Limited with his final position being Executive Vice President and COO. Prior thereto, he held the position of Production Manager with Poco Petroleums Ltd. Mr. MacPhail holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Montana College of Mineral Science and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. Mr. MacPhail is Chairman of the Board of NuVista Energy Ltd. and serves on the board of directors of two other private companies. Mr. MacPhail also serves on the Board of Governors of SAIT Polytechnic.

Jason Skehar

Mr. Jason E. Skehar is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Bonavista Energy Corporation, since December 3, 2012. Mr. Skehar has more than 21 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Skehar joined the Bonavista team in November 1999 as Production Engineer, was promoted to Production Manager in January 2003, Vice President Production in January 2005, to President and Chief Operating Officer in November 2008 and then promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer in December 2012. He started his career in 1994 as Operations Engineer at Fletcher Challenge and prior to joining Bonavista, held both production and exploitation positions at Renaissance Energy Inc. and Probe Exploration Inc. Mr. Skehar graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1994 with Bachelor of Science (Distinction) degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Ronald Poelzer

Mr. Ronald J. Poelzer is Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Bonavista Energy Corporation. Mr. Poelzer has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and is currently our Vice Chairman. Mr. Poelzer has been with Bonavista since 1997 and was Executive Vice President up to 2012. Prior to joining Bonavista Petroleum Ltd. in 1997, Mr. Poelzer was Vice President, Business Development with Poco Petroleums Ltd. Mr. Poelzer holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Distinction) degree from the University of Saskatchewan and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta. Mr. Poelzer is also a member of the board of directors of NuVista Energy Ltd., as

Dean Kobelka

Mr. Dean M. Kobelka is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of Bonavista Energy Corporation, since June 1, 2008. Mr. Kobelka joined Bonavista in July of 2000 as Supervisor, Operations Accounting, was promoted to Vice President and Controller in January 2006. His primary responsibilities include; internal and external financial reporting, involvement in both treasury and corporate planning functions, and supervising daily accounting duties. Mr. Kobelka has over 13 years of oil and gas experience and previously held the position of Divisional Controller at Axia Netmedia Corporation. Mr. Kobelka graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1992, received his Certified General Accountant designation in 1997 and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

Bruce Jensen

Mr. Bruce W. Jensen is Chief Operating Officer of Bonavista Energy Corporation. Mr. Jensen is a Professional Engineer and has over 30 years of energy industry experience. Bruce joined Bonavista as a Senior Development Engineer in 2002 and since that time has continued to take on roles with increasing responsibilities culminating in his appointment, in January 2011, to his current role as Vice President, Engineering.

Scott Shimek

Mr. Scott Shimek is Vice President - Operations of Bonavista Energy Corporation. Mr. Shimek joined Bonavista in 2007 and has taken on positions of increasing responsibility leading to his current role as Director, Drilling and Environment. Mr. Shimek is a Professional Engineer and has played an integral role in our Production and Development departments and most recently in our Operations department, working under the direct supervision of Mr. Hank Spence.

Lynda Robinson

Ms. Lynda J. Robinson is Vice President - Human Resources and Administration of Bonavista Energy Corporation, since January 2006. She originally joined Bonavista as Supervisor, Corporate Services in 2002 and left in 2005 to join an intermediate Energy trust as Manager, Corporate Services. Ms. Robinson is responsible for human resources policies as well as overseeing corporate administration. Ms. Robinson has over 20 years of industry experience in various positions of increasing responsibility, with a focus on human resources development. Ms. Robinson graduated from Bath Technical College, England with a Diploma in Business Administration. Ms. Robinson who was Manager of Corporate Services of StarPoint Energy Trust prior to joining Bonavista in January of 2006, prior thereto Ms. Robinson was Supervisor of Corporate Services of Bonavista Petroleum.

Magni Lake

Ms. Magni Lake is Vice President - Marketing of Bonavista Energy Corporation, Her responsibilities include strategic management of all Bonavista’s marketing and transportation activities associated with moving production to markets. Prior to joining Bonavista Ms. Lake spent 20 years in various Gas, Crude and NGL marketing roles at Penn West Petroleum. For the past 5 years Ms. Lake held the position of Manager, Crude Markets and contributed to the success of developing and executing its Marketing strategy. Ms. Lake graduated from the University of Lethbridge with a Bachelor of Management (Finance) degree in 1988.

Wayne Merkel

Mr. Wayne Merkel is Vice President - Exploration of Bonavista Energy Corporation, since January 2011. Prior thereto he had held various positions with the Company since June 2002.

Colin Ranger

Mr. Colin Ranger is Vice President - Production of Bonavista Energy Corporation. Mr. Ranger holds a Bachelor of Science degree and has 14 years of energy industry experience. Colin joined Bonavista in 2005 and was promoted to Production Manager in 2011.

Scott Wilhelm

Mr. Scott Wilhelm is Vice President - Engineering of Bonavista Energy Corporation. Mr. Wilhelm, a Professional Engineer, joined Bonavista in 2009 and has assumed incremental responsibilities since that time with his most recent position being Manager, Development Engineering.

Grant Zawalsky

Mr. Grant A. Zawalsky is Corporate Secretary of Bonavista Energy Corporation. He is a Partner of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP (barristers and solicitors).

Michael Kanovsky

Mr. Michael M. Kanovsky is Lead Independent Director of Bonavista Energy Corporation. In 1978, Mr. Kanovsky co-founded Canadian Northstar Corporation and its successor, Northstar Energy Corporation, where he was primarily responsible for strategic development, finance and acquisitions until its acquisition by Devon Energy Corporation. Mr. Kanovsky continues today as a director of Devon Energy Corporation. Mr. Kanovsky has also held positions such as Chairman of Taro Industries Limited, CEO of Arrowstar Drilling and Vice-Chairman of Precision Drilling Inc. In 1997, Mr. Kanovsky was instrumental in the reorganization of Bonavista Petroleum Ltd. and continues as an active director. In addition to Devon Energy Corporation, he is also a director of Pure Technologies Ltd. and Seven Generations Energy Ltd. and previously served as a director of TransAlta Corporation and ARC Resources Ltd. Mr. Kanovsky holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) degree in Mechanical Engineering from Queen's University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business and is a Professional Engineer.

Ian Brown

Mr. Ian S. Brown is an Independent Director of Bonavista Energy Corporation. Mr. Brown has been an independent businessman and a corporate director since January 2006. Prior thereto, Mr. Brown was a Senior Managing Director of Raymond James Ltd. from 1995 to 2005. From 1986 to 1995, Mr. Brown was the Executive Vice President of the Alberta Stock Exchange. Mr. Brown presently sits on several public and private boards, including: Cathedral Energy Services Ltd. and Lightstream Resources Ltd. Mr. Brown was also a board member of the TSX Group from 2001 to 2006; a board member of Market Regulation Services Inc. from 2001 to 2005; and a board member and Vice Chairman of the Canadian Venture Exchange from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Brown obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1983 and also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) and a Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Sue Lee

Ms. Sue Lee is Independent Director of Bonavista Energy Corporation. Ms. Lee has more than 35 years of business experience. Prior to joining the board at Bonavista she was the lead executive for Suncor Energy Inc.'s human resources and communications functions for 16 years. Ms. Lee's broad business experience and expertise encompasses employee and government relations, executive compensation, executive succession planning and transition, organization design and effectiveness, leadership development, community investment, merger and integration strategy, preparedness and implementation. Ms. Lee retired from her role as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Communications at Suncor in March 2012. Ms. Lee holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rhodes University and a Postgraduate Honours Diploma, Personnel Management and Organizational Behaviour from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Empire Company Limited and Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. and the Board of Governors of the University of Calgary.

Margaret McKenzie

Ms. Margaret A. McKenzie is an Independent Director of Bonavista Energy Corporation. Ms. McKenzie was formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Range Royalty Management Limited (general partner of Range Royalty Limited Partnership, a private royalty partnership) and the Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Profico Energy Management Ltd. (a private oil and gas company). Ms. McKenzie holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Distinction) degree from the University of Saskatchewan and has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta since 1985. She obtained her ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2013. Ms. McKenzie is a director of Encana Corporation, Inter Pipeline Ltd. and PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. and a director/officer of other private oil and gas companies.

Robert Phillips

Mr. Robert G. Phillips is Independent Director of Bonavista Energy Corporation. Mr. Phillips is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Crestwood Equity Partners LP, based in Houston. A highly respected energy executive with over 30 years of experience, Mr. Phillips brings an intimate knowledge of the North American midstream market and strong public company executive expertise to Bonavista. Prior to Crestwood, Mr. Phillips held various management positions including President and Chief Executive Officer at Enterprise Products Partners L.P., El Paso Corporation, and Eastex Energy Inc. Mr. Phillips has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Univer

Christopher Slubicki

Mr. Christopher P. Slubicki is an Independent Director of Bonavista Energy Corporation. Mr. Slubicki has more than 35 years of experience in the business sector. Mr. Slubicki is currently President and CEO of Modern Resources Inc., a Calgary based private oil and gas company. Prior to November 28, 2011, Mr. Slubicki was President and CEO of OPTI Canada Inc. Until June 2006, Mr. Slubicki was the Vice-Chairman of Scotia Waterous, a division of Scotia Capital. Prior thereto, Mr. Slubicki was a founding partner of Waterous & Co., a global independent energy investment-banking firm. Prior to the founding of Waterous, Mr. Slubicki held various operations management and engineering positions with Placer CEGO Petroleum and Chevron Canada Resources Limited. Mr. Slubicki holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) degree in Mechanical Engineering from Queen's University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Calgary and is a

Berk Sumen