Team

Catch is committed to building an oil and gas company through the insight and dedication of a talented and experienced team whose sole purpose is to develop a prosperous and financially solid oil and gas emerging junior via the public market.

Catch Resources’ founders and core team has extensive knowledge and experience within the oil and gas industry, investment banking, acquisitions and operations management.

Management

Dale Galbraith, President and CEO

As founder and president of Ideation Group, Mr. Galbraith emphasizes the principles of value creation and entrepreneurial management within all of Ideation’s activities with an emphasis on synergistic mergers and acquisitions, incisive analysis, healthy debate and collegial interaction.

Prior to establishing Ideation Group in 2009, Dale was co-founder and President of an import and distribution company focused on direct-from-manufacturer construction products from Korea and China. Many of these entities have been brought under Ideation Group which also includes a branding, and marketing company / Dale’s involvement in these businesses includes corporate finance, strategic development, business plan and M &A execution.

Mr. Galbraith has multiple years of government board experience with a thorough understanding of government policy and intergovernmental affairs.

Alex Boyd, Vice President Corporate Operations

Alex Boyd has been appointed V.P. Corporate Operations, responsible for compliance and risk. As a business development and risk management professional Alex brings 25 years of increased management and organizational experience to Catch. For the past 15 years Alex has worked with many of the largest multinational insurance brokers developing specialized insurance and risk management programs specifically for the energy industry. In this specialty market Alex introduced new well control programs that insulated producers’ cash flow and included pre-event partnership with Boots and Coots International Well Control, a first in the industry. Through this arrangement Alex introduced and incorporated the Canadian division of Boots and Coots, creating strategic partnerships while also sitting on the Board of Directors until its acquisition by Halliburton. In his latest role Alex was Managing Director with the largest independent wholesale insurance provider in North America where he was charged with successfully establishing the company’s first western Canadian branch dealing with all aspects of licensing, hiring, marketing and legal.

Alex’s sharp business acumen and experience will keep Catch Resources on track to success.

Shiraz Shariff, Executive Vice President

Shiraz Shariff served for four terms as member of the Alberta Legislative Assembly (MLA) from 1995 to 2008. As an MLA he served as Chair of International Governance Advisory Committee (IGO); Deputy Chair of Alberta Public Accounts; Member of the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund as well as a Presiding Officer for two terms as Deputy Chair of Committees for the Legislative Assembly.

In his capacity as Chair of IGO he was involved in several initiatives of capacity building including helping the Province of Mpumalanga, South Africa establish a senior mentorship exchange program to build capacity for good governance. Shiraz Shariff also led several Oil and Gas delegations to India and also signed an MOU with the Indian Institute of Public Administration to promote initiatives of good governance. Shiraz was a member of Premiers delegation to the World Petroleum Congress in South Africa.

Shiraz is an alumnus of University of Calgary having graduated with his Bachelors as well as Master degree in Social Work. Prior to public service Shiraz worked with Alberta Family and Social Services as well as taught Social Work at Mount Royal College.

Directors

Dale Galbraith, President and CEO

As founder and president of Ideation Group, Mr. Galbraith emphasizes the principles of value creation and entrepreneurial management within all of Ideation’s activities with an emphasis on synergistic mergers and acquisitions, incisive analysis, healthy debate and collegial interaction.

Prior to establishing Ideation Group in 2009, Dale was co-founder and President of an import and distribution company focused on direct-from-manufacturer construction products from Korea and China. Many of these entities have been brought under Ideation Group which also includes a branding, and marketing company / Dale’s involvement in these businesses includes corporate finance, strategic development, business plan and M &A execution.

Mr. Galbraith has multiple years of government board experience with a thorough understanding of government policy and intergovernmental affairs.

Roger Giovanetto

Roger Giovanetto has been President of R&H Engineering, Ltd., a metallurgical, materials and corrosion engineering services company for more than five years. Mr. Gioanetto has also been a director of Mosaic Capital Corporation, a public company listed on the Exchange, since 2012. During his career, he has developed and managed oilfield chemical operations, corrosion consulting companies and started a publicly traded junior oil and gas company in Alberta. Mr. Giovanetto has served as director on public oil and gas companies and has also been instrumental in developing business operations in Siberia, where he specialized in renovating existing oilfields, and has established several chemical manufacturing facilities in Siberia and Iran. Mr. Giovanetto holds a B.Sc. in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Alberta and is a member of APEGGA and other professional oil and gas organizations.

Tiro Clarke

Mr. Clarke is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, Department of Geology (1988) and is a Professional Geoscientist registered in B.C. Mr. Clarke spent three field seasons on mapping projects with the Geological Survey of Canada before entering private industry where he worked as a mineral exploration geologist for Minnova Inc. (now Inmet Mining Corporation) and Amax Gold Inc. (now Kinross Gold Corporation), as well as provided geological consulting services to several junior mineral exploration companies. Mr. Clarke has extensive experience on mineral deposits in central and south central British Columbia, Yukon Territory and in Idaho and northern Washington State, USA, with involvement in grassroots to advanced exploration programs on all major commodities and deposit types.

In 1995 Mr. Clarke incorporated Cascade Metals Inc., a mineral exploration company which began with gold and silver properties in British Columbia and in Nevada, USA. Cascade completed an Initial Public Offering in 1997 and is now trading as Chesapeake Gold Corp. (TSX: CKG). Mr. Clarke also sat on the board of directors of Jasper Mining Corporation (TSX:JSP), a company with mineral exploration properties in B.C., from its public listing until 2007.

Mr. Clarke received his Law Degree from the University of Durham, England, in 1995 and has practised law in Calgary, Alberta, since 1996, with a focus on corporate and commercial work.

Shiraz Shariff

Shiraz Shariff served for four terms as member of the Alberta Legislative Assembly (MLA) from 1995 to 2008. As an MLA he served as Chair of International Governance Advisory Committee (IGO); Deputy Chair of Alberta Public Accounts; Member of the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund as well as a Presiding Officer for two terms as Deputy Chair of Committees for the Legislative Assembly.

In his capacity as Chair of IGO he was involved in several initiatives of capacity building including helping the Province of Mpumalanga, South Africa establish a senior mentorship exchange program to build capacity for good governance. Shiraz Shariff also led several Oil and Gas delegations to India and also signed an MOU with the Indian Institute of Public Administration to promote initiatives of good governance. Shiraz was a member of Premiers delegation to the World Petroleum Congress in South Africa.

Shiraz is an alumnus of University of Calgary having graduated with his Bachelors as well as Master degree in Social Work. Prior to public service Shiraz worked with Alberta Family and Social Services as well as taught Social Work at Mount Royal College.