President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Don has a diverse professional background with extensive experience in drilling, asset management, strategic and tactical business planning, and production operations. Prior to joining Condor, he had over 22 years with Chevron working in several countries including Canada, United States, Angola, Indonesia, and Nigeria with a proven track record of consistently delivering strong business results.
While with Chevron, Don spent 14 years in various onshore and offshore drilling-related assignments with increasing responsibility and complexity. He played an integral role in Angola’s first deepwater development, initially as the Drilling Coordinator and then as the Asset Manager. This development progressed from discovery to first oil in only 30 months. He subsequently became Chevron Indonesia’s Planning Manager responsible for developing strategic and tactical plans for an organization producing in excess of 350,000 barrels of oil per day. During Don’s most recent assignment with Chevron Nigeria, he was accountable for managing an asset with a world-class resource base producing 250,000 barrels of oil per day.
Don has a BSc in Mining engineering from the University of Alberta with post graduate studies in Petroleum Engineering.
Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Sandy has over 25 years experience in the international oil and natural gas industry working for exploration and production companies and service enterprises in Kazakhstan, Russia, China and Canada, including seven years resident in Kazakhstan. Previously, Sandy was Vice-President of Finance at Arawak Energy Corporation, CFO at Altius Energy Corporation and Finance and Accounting Manager at Fracmaster/BJ Services.
Sandy is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a BComm from the University of Calgary.
Kazakhstan Managing Director
Norman has worked in Kazakhstan for over 24 years and has been involved in a wide array of business activities, including oil and gas exploration and production, oil field services, domestic and international transportation services, and manufacturing. Norman has provided transportation and oilfield services to many of the region’s major resource projects including Kashagan, Tengizchevroil, Karachaganak, Petro-Kazakhstan and Temir in Kazakhstan and the Kumtor mine in Kyrgyzstan. Norman was a principal in the first international transportation service company operating in Kazakhstan which was also the founding member of KAZATO, the IRU’s (Switzerland) customs bonding agency for road transportation in Kazakhstan and was the co-founder of a joint venture which constructed two of the first western technology based manufacturing plants in Kazakhstan. Norman is also Chief Executive Officer of EurAsia Resource Value SE and EurAsia Resource Holdings AG.