Management Team

Henry A. Cohen

Henry A. Cohen

Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

In various capacities, Henry has been in the energy industry for most of his career. For more than 25 years, he was a top-ranked energy investment analyst, with a focus on corporate strategies, business cycles, and technical assessments. As an analyst, Henry provided guidance and strategic consulting services to large and small oil and gas companies and institutional investors. In 1998, he expanded his Canadian expertise with global exposure as an energy analyst with a major international investment firm. In 2003, he left the brokerage business to form Full Cycle Energy Investment Management Limited, an energy hedge fund, initially seeded primarily by senior energy and investment executives. In 2010, he formed Skope Energy, a counter-cyclical publicly-traded natural gas producer, formed with the $165 million acquisition of a package of shallow gas assets in Southern Alberta. In 2013, he founded Bow River Energy Ltd., a private company, which acquired a $32 million balanced package of oil and gas assets.

Mr. Cohen is an accredited Chartered Financial Analyst and Derivative Market Specialist and has a Bachelor’s of Commerce from McGill University.

Daniel G. Belot

Daniel G. Belot

Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Daniel Belot is a senior financial executive with extensive experience in oil and gas financial management, corporate finance, and energy investment banking. Daniel has over 25 years of financial experience in the oil and gas industry and is currently the CFO and co-founder of Bow River Energy Ltd. Daniel previously held the position of CFO at Skope Energy Inc., a public natural gas company until the sale of the company in 2013. Prior to Skope, Daniel was the Vice President of Finance and CFO at Petrodorado Energy, a public international oil and gas company, and co-founder of Trafalgar Energy Ltd., a Canadian public oil and natural gas producer. From September 2003 to October 2005, Daniel served as the Vice President of Finance and CFO at Baytex Energy Trust. Prior to Baytex, Mr. Belot held senior positions with Pengrowth Energy Trust, Scotia Capital, and CIBC.

Mr. Belot holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Calgary.

Sig Slotboom

Sig Slotboom

Vice-President, Operations

Mr. Slotboom is a Petroleum Engineer with a record of achievement stemming from over 30 years of diversified operational, business, and technical experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. Sig started his career at Exxon/Imperial, where he had a wide range of technical and business development roles, including a foreign assignment in Norway to develop a major offshore gas-condensate field. Following his time at Exxon, Mr. Slotboom worked with Chauvco Resources, where he led the evaluation and negotiation of several exploration and development projects that focused mainly on the Middle East and Iraq. More recently, Sig has gained substantial experience leading several major exploitation and production teams in the Western Canada Basin that focused on the development of complex reservoirs for Provident Energy Trust and Devon Corporation in the Deep Basin and Peace River areas. These projects spanned all disciplines of the fully integrated project, from grassroots exploration seismic and drilling to full-field commercial development and production.

Mr. Slotboom is a member of the APEGGA, the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Petroleum Society of CIM, and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Calgary and has been with Bow River Energy since its inception.

Perry Tse

Perry Tse

Vice President, Land

Mr. Tse has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry. He worked as a Landman in various land negotiations, acquisitions, divestitures and contract roles for several public companies including Lightstream Resources, Arsenal Energy, Crispin Energy, Chevron Canada, Imperial Oil and privately held companies, Jeffco Holdings and SGG Resources. He is an active member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen.