BA, MBA, MOGS, ICD.D
2009- Institute of Corporate Directors Designation (ICD.D)
2008- Master of Oil and Gas Studies (MOGS)- Memorial University, St. John’s, NL (studies in Canada, North Sea/U.K., and Oman). Masters Thesis on the Monetization of NL’s Offshore Natural Gas Reserves.
2005- Master of Business Administration, Joint Kellogg- Schulich Executive MBA Program- York University, Toronto and Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois (studies. in Canada, US and China)
1983- Bachelor of Arts- Memorial University, St. John’s, NL
CEO & President, LNG Newfoundland and Labrador Limited
Chair, Search Minerals Inc. (TSX.V.SMY)
Director & Shareholder, Canada Fluorspar Inc., St. Lawrence, NL
Director & Shareholder, Minfocus Exploration Corp. (TSX.V:SMY)
1989- Principal Secretary to Premier Rideout, Government of NL
1984-89 Assistant to John Crosbie in his capacity as Regional Federal Minister for NL and during his tenure as Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Minister of Transport and Minister of International Trade
Co-Founder NL Chapter, Institute of Corporate Directors
Recipient of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal for significant achievement/community service
Completed Ironman competitions in Canada and France, completed marathons on 5 continents including 202 km Marathon Des Sables Ultra Marathon in Morocco and Mount Everest Marathon and ran 30 kms on a sixth continent.
Summited Mount Kilimanjaro.