In our Polish oil and gas venture Dr Chris Fay serves as Chairman. Dr. Fay formerly served as Chairman and Chief Executive of Shell UK. He also currently serves as a director of several major companies listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Another prominent Hallwood director in our Polish oil and gas venture was Todd Mitchell, a geologist well respected in the industry. When Mitchell Energy was sold to Devon Energy Corporation, Todd as representative of the Mitchell Family Office and as Devon’s largest shareholder, served for many years on the Devon Energy board.
Our Alaskan venture BlueCrest Energy Inc is chaired by Bob Israel, the former Head of the Energy Department of Schroders in New York. We also have on this board Vadim Gluzman, formerly VP of Lukoil USA and Robert McKee, formerly the Executive VP of global Exploration and Production for ConocoPhillips.