People: Canacol Energy Ltd (CNE.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Hibberd

57 2009 Independent Chairman of the Board

Charle Gamba

49 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

George Gramatke

2011 Chief Financial Officer

Mark Holliday

2008 Chief Operating Officer

Kevin Flick

2010 Vice President - Capital Markets and Investor Relations

Diego Alfonso Carvajal

2011 Vice President - New Ventures

Mark Teare

2009 Vice President - Exploration

Anthony Zaidi

2011 Vice President - Business Development, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Luis Baena

52 2010 Vice President - Business Development, Columbia, Director

Jason Bednar

42 2008 Independent Director

Gregory Elliot

55 2012 Independent Director

Stuart Hensman

64 2007 Independent Director

David Winter

56 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Hibberd

Mr. Michael John Hibberd is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Canacol Energy Ltd. Mr. Hibberd is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MJH Services Inc., a corporate finance advisory business established in 1995. Chairman of Heritage Oil Plc, Heritage Oil Corporation and Greenfields Petroleum Corporation. Executive Co Chairman of Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. Current director of Montana Exploration Corp., PetroFrontier Corp. and PanOrient Energy Corp. Through MJH Services Inc., Mr. Hibberd has been involved in privatization and development projects in North America, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia. Prior to 1995, Mr. Hibberd spent 12 years in corporate finance with ScotiaMcLeod and was Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and a Director.

Charle Gamba

Dr. Charle Gamba is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Canacol Energy Ltd. Has served director of Miramar Hydrocarbons Ltd. and Solimar Energy Limited. Past Vice President of Exploration for Occidental Oil and Gas Company in Colombia. Chief Geologist with Oxy in Ecuador and Chief Geoscientist for Oxy in Qatar. Geologist with 16 years of multidisciplinary experience in the oil and gas industry in Latin America, Middle East, North America, and South East Asia with Occidental Petroleum, Alberta Energy Company (EnCana), Canadian Occidental (Nexen), and Imperial Oil.

George Gramatke

Mr. George Gramatke is Chief Financial Officer of Canacol Energy Ltd., since October 11, 2011. Mr. Gramatke is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of domestic and international finance and accounting experience. Most recently, Mr. Gramatke held Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer positions with several public and private companies based in Calgary. Prior thereto, Mr. Gramatke was a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Russia and Central Asia, and a Senior Manager with KPMG in Canada.

Mark Holliday

Mr. Mark Holliday is Chief Operating Officer of Canacol Energy Ltd. Mr. Holliday has 28 years of operational experience with majors, independents, and international oil companies, and has lived in Latin America for 12 years. Prior to his position in Canacol, Mr. Holliday was the V.P. of Operations, Petrominerales Colombia Ltd., living in Bogota from 2003 to 2008. During that five-year period Petrominerales went from 500 bbl/d to 20,000 bbl/d. Prior to that, Mr. Holliday consulted for Pioneer Natural Resources in Gabon and Tunisia, drilling exploration wells. As the Drilling and Planning Manager for Pluspetrol Exploracion y Producción Mr. Holliday was accountable for Argentine, Bolivian, and Peruvian drilling operations, including the pre-planning of the natural gas project, Camisea in southern Peru. For Alberta Energy Company Mr. Holliday was the drilling manager for Ecuador and Argentina. Prior to that he was with Amoco for six years, living and working in Venezuela, rotating to China for three years, and drilling exploration wells in Australia. Before attending university, Mr. Holliday worked seven years for a drilling contractor, offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Holliday has a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University.

Kevin Flick

Mr. Kevin Flick is Vice President - Capital Markets and Investor Relations of Canacol Energy Ltd. Prior to his position with Canacol, Mr. Flick led business development and investor relations at TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. Prior to TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd., Mr. Flick led business development, capital formation, and mergers and acquisitions for various start-up and Fortune 1000 enterprises, participating in over 40 transactions with an aggregate value of $30 billion. Mr. Flick commenced his career with Goldman Sachs and the private equity firm Hicks, Muse, Tate and Furst.

Diego Alfonso Carvajal

Mr. Diego Alfonso Carvajal is Vice President - New Ventures of Canacol Energy Ltd. Mr. Carvajal is a Geologist with over 31 years of experience in E&P activities, mainly in Colombia but also internationally. Prior to joining Canacol, Mr. Carvajal was the Chief Executive Officer of Carrao Energy Ltd., a private oil and gas exploration company he co-founded and co-managed until its acquisition by the Corporation in 2011. He was the former Vice President, Exploration of Ecopetrol (Colombian State Oil Company) being responsible for all exploration activities in the country and overseas. Prior to that, Mr. Carvajal worked for TEXACO and BP, both in Colombia and abroad. Mr. Carvajal has been President of the Colombian Association of Petroleum Geologists and Geophysicists (affiliated to AAPG) and a Professor at the Graduate School of Geoscience of the National University of Colombia.

Mark Teare

Mr. Mark Teare is Vice President - Exploration of Canacol Energy Ltd. Mr. Teare has 24 years of experience with a number of senior international Canadian energy companies in Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Argentina, Australia, and Canada. Over the nine-year period prior to joining Canacol, Mr. Teare held a series of senior management roles at EnCana Corporation including Country Lead for Brazil, and Vice President of Exploration and Joint Ventures in Ecuador. Mr. Teare also held a variety of lead technical roles at Alberta Energy Company in Australia, and Home Oil Company in Argentina and Canada. Mr. Teare holds a Master of Science degree in Geology from McGill University, and is based in the Corporation’s head office in Calgary.

Anthony Zaidi

Mr. Anthony Zaidi serves as Vice President - Business Development, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Canacol Energy Ltd. Mr. Zaidi is a lawyer and businessman with significant experience in corporate finance and in the mining and energy sector in Colombia. Prior to joining Canacol, Mr. Zaidi was the President and General Counsel of Carrao Energy Ltd., a private oil and gas exploration company he co-founded and co-managed until its acquisition by the Corporation in 2011. Prior to Carrao, he had been an officer or director of several private and public companies, including Integral Oil Services, Pacific Rubiales Energy, Petromagdalena Energy, Medoro Resources and others, as well as a securities lawyer at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. Mr. Zaidi holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toronto as well as a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) degree from McGill University. Diego Carvajal Vice President of New Ventures Bogotá, Colombia November 29, 2011 Mr. Carvajal is a Geologist

Luis Baena

Dr. Luis Baena is Vice President - Business Development, Columbia, Director of Canacol Energy Ltd. Mr. Baena is Founder and current Vice President, Business Development Colombia and director of the Corporation. Former President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Superview S.A., a Colombian telecommunications company sold to Telmex. Former Colombian representative of BGP, a Chinese seismic company. Mr. Baena holds a Doctor of Medicine, Masters in International Affairs in Finance and Business from Columbia University of NY and Doctoral studies at Nova South Eastern University in International Business Administration.

Jason Bednar

Mr. Jason Bednar is an Independent Director of Canacol Energy Ltd. Mr. Bednar is Chief Financial Officer and Director of MENA Hydrocarbons Inc., an international oil and gas company. Former Chief Financial Officer and Director of Sagres Energy Inc., an international oil and gas exploration company. Former Chairman of Gallic Energy Ltd. Former Chief Financial Officer of Pan Orient Energy Corp., a South East Asia Exploration company, from 2004 to April 2009. Past Manager of Financial Reporting for Canadian 88 Energy Corp (1998-2002) and former Controller of Canadian Superior Energy Inc. (2002-2004). Mr. Bednar is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan.

Gregory Elliot

Gregory D. Elliott is Independent Director of Canacol Energy Ltd. President of Workstrings International. Mr. Elliott started his career in 1981 at Chevron serving in various drilling engineering-related assignments. He served as a well test Engineer, frequently traveling to Africa, Europe and Southeast Asia before joining Chevron's International Drilling team in 1989 where he planned and drilled wells in Africa, Europe, Southeast Asia, Kazakhstan and South America. Mr. Elliott continues to manage and grow Workstrings, currently the second largest oilfield rental company in the world. Mr. Elliott was a Charter member of Geoproduction Oil and Gas Company, founded in 2001. Mr. Elliott earned his degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University. He is an Independent Director of the Company.

Stuart Hensman

Mr. Stuart P. Hensman is an Independent Director of Canacol Energy Ltd. Mr. Hensman is Chairman of the Board of Governors of CI Funds, a director of RIFCO Inc., Qwest Diversified Capital Corporation, Trident Performance Corp., and Trident Performance Corp. II. Prior to 2003, Mr. Hensman was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. Mr. Hensman was a Managing Director (Institutional Equities) at Scotia Capital Inc. (London) from 1987 to 1999. Prior to this, he held a number of analytical and portfolio management positions at Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada from 1981 to 1986. Mr. Hensman holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Winnipeg and a Masters of Science from the Loughborough University.

David Winter

Dr. David A. Winter is an Independent Director of Canacol Energy Ltd. Dr. Winter is Chief Executive Officer and Director of Miramar Hydrocarbons Ltd. He was a co-founder of the Corporation. Dr. Winter brings 29 years of international experience in a variety of technical, management and leadership roles working in Latin America, Middle East, Southeast Asia and the UK North Sea. His experience was gained working at British Petroleum, Sun Oil, Canadian Occidental (now Nexen), Alberta Energy Company (now EnCana), Calvalley Petroleum and Excelsior Energy Limited. Dr. Winter holds a Bachelor of Science degree, a Masters of Science degree and a Doctorate in Geology from London and Edinburgh Universities.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Michael Hibberd

--

Charle Gamba

1,533,160

George Gramatke

1,052,000

Mark Holliday

1,447,090

Kevin Flick

752,623

Diego Alfonso Carvajal

995,870

Mark Teare

1,570,180

Anthony Zaidi

1,015,350

Luis Baena

938,519

Jason Bednar

--

Gregory Elliot

--

Stuart Hensman

--

David Winter

--
As Of 29 Jun 2013
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