Martin Rude

Chief Financial Officer

Martin Rude has over twenty eight years experience in the oil and gas industry, the most recent three years being that of an independent financial consultant in the oil and gas industry. Prior to this time period, he served in senior executive positions in both private and public oil and gas companies.

Since graduating from the University of Calgary in 1978 with a Bachelor of Commerce, Mr. Rude received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1982. He then joined the accounting firm of Price Waterhouse in 1978 and served until his articles were completed. In 1983, Mr. Rude began his career in the oil and gas industry.

 

Career Highlights:
  • Various audit and accounting positions, Bow Valley Industries Ltd., a TSE listed oil & gas company, 1983 to 1990
  • Financial Controller with LL&E Canada Ltd., a private oil & gas company, 1990 to 1994
  • Controller, Northern Reef Exploration Ltd., a TSE listed oil & gas company, 1994 to 1995
  • Controller, Upton Resources Inc., a TSE listed oil & gas company, 1995 to 1999
  • Independent Financial Consultant, 1999 to 2002
  • VP, Finance, Lightning Energy Ltd., a TSE listed oil & gas company, 2003 to 2005
  • VP, Finance, and CFO, Silverwing Energy Inc., a TSE listed oil & gas company, 2006 to 2008
  • Independent Financial Consultant, 2008 to present