John has over 40 years of technical and managerial experience in the international oil and gas industry. He is a geoscientist who has lived in Europe, Asia, North & South America, and has worked on data from all over the world. He was previously co-founder and President/VP Exploration for Bolivar Energy Corp. and Prospero Hydrocarbons Inc.: two companies with exploration and production activities in Colombia. John is an active member in the following organizations: AAPG, SPE, SEG, AIPN, CSPG and APEGA. He graduated from the University of Glasgow with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology. He is currently co-founder and VP Geoscience for Sun God Energy Inc., a company set up to participate in the opening up of the Mexican oil industry. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Fig Tree Foundation, a backbone organization for international development charities in Calgary.