|Mr. Howard Lutley, P.Eng
President and Chief Executive Officer
Howard J. Lutley leads the Corporation’s executive team and is responsible for maximizing the value growth opportunities for SilverWillow shareholders. Mr. Lutley was Vice President, Mining and Extraction of UTS from 2004 to July 2010, and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and elected to the Board of SilverBirch in August 2010. He has over 30 years of extensive domestic and international surface and underground mining experience. He has led a number of start-up energy and investment companies and is the former President and CEO of Norwest Corporation, a global mining and energy consulting company. He has a B. Sc. in Mining Engineering from the University of London and a M. Sc. in Mineral Engineering from the University of Alberta. Mr. Lutley is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geoscientists of Alberta and a Fellow at the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Vice President, Resources
Phil Aldred has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He was Vice President, Resources for SilverBirch Energy Corporation following his role as Exploration Manager with UTS from 2006 to 2010, responsible for the planning and execution of UTS’ exploration field programs. Prior to joining UTS, Mr. Aldred was involved in natural gas and SAGD oil sands resource development with EnCana Corporation, and held various technical roles with Amoco and Dome Petroleum. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Imperial College of Science and Technology and a Master of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. He is a member of the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
Vice President, Projects
Cam Bateman has 30 years of experience in project development and reclamation planning; project licensing and permitting; environmental impact assessment, monitoring and mitigation; stakeholder relations and land acquisition and administration. He was Vice President, Projects for SilverBirch Energy Corporation and prior to that role he was the General Manager of Health, Safety & Environment and Stakeholder Affairs at UTS from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Bateman previously managed mine planning and regulatory functions for TransAlta Utilities Corporation. He holds a B. Sc. in Forestry and an M. Sc. in Soil Science from the University of Alberta and is a Registered Professional Forester, a Professional Agrologist, and a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining.
|Michael L. Stevens
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Micheal Stevens is a Chartered Financial Analyst with 10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has been an integral member of SilverWillow’s senior team in his previous position as Vice President of Finance. Since 2004, Mr. Stevens succeeded in roles of increasing responsibility with both of SilverWillow’s predecessor companies as Senior Manager of Finance and Investor Relations at SilverBirch Energy Corporation and as Manager, Financial Analysis with UTS Energy Corporation. Prior to joining UTS he was a Treasury Analyst with Enbridge Inc., after holding the position of Commercial Account Manager with HSBC Bank Canada. Mr. Stevens obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree with distinction from the University of Calgary in 1999 and he became a Chartered Financial Analyst in 2004.