Management Team

Robert J. Beekhuizen

President

Mr. Beekhuizen is the CEO of Athabasca Minerals Inc, and has 30+ years industry experience including prior senior executive roles with AltaGas, Granite Construction, Fluor, Husky Energy, and Flint/URS. Robert has managed and directed organizations and multi-billion dollar capital programs with responsibilities encompassing engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, commissioning & operations. His sector experience includes international and domestic ventures in Oil & Gas, Oilsands, Refining, Midstream, Power, Mining, and Infrastructure. Robert has successfully established sanction requirements for Owner and Contractor organizations at Board levels, and has been appointed to the Board of wholly-owned subsidiaries.

Mark Smith, P. Eng, MBA

VP, Finance

Mark was most recently employed with Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets in Calgary, AB providing Investment Banking expertise within the oil and gas industry for exploration and production, midstream, oilfield services, and royalty companies. Prior to his tenure at Scotiabank, Mark was employed as a Drilling Engineer with Shell, responsible for engineering and planning for exploration drilling programs in the Duvernay.

Mark is a registered engineer with APEGA and holds an MBA from University of Oxford – Said Business School. He completed his Masters in Petroleum Engineering thesis at University of Houston on the subject of horizontal drilling in the Duvernay formation.

Board of Directors

Robert J. Beekhuizen

Director

Mr. Beekhuizen is the CEO of Athabasca Minerals Inc, and has 30+ years industry experience including prior senior executive roles with AltaGas, Granite Construction, Fluor, Husky Energy, and Flint/URS. Robert has managed and directed organizations and multi-billion dollar capital programs with responsibilities encompassing engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, commissioning & operations. His sector experience includes international and domestic ventures in Oil & Gas, Oilsands, Refining, Midstream, Power, Mining, and Infrastructure. Robert has successfully established sanction requirements for Owner and Contractor organizations at Board levels, and has been appointed to the Board of wholly-owned subsidiaries. His expertise includes organizational development & performance management, integrated delivery of major capital programs, and contracting models that align the supply chain with a collective commitment to achieve and preserve stakeholders’ value.