Management Team2019-05-15T08:23:19-06:00

Bruce McDonald

President, CEO and Director

Bruce McDonald brings more than 25 years of corporate planning, investment banking, advisory and equity research in energy.  He was formerly Global Head of Energy Investment Banking for Canaccord Genuity and previous to was Global Head of Energy Research. Mr. McDonald has extensive international energy financing experience including Colombia. Mr. McDonald is the founder of Arrow.

John (Jack) Scott

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Scott is a Professional Engineer with 25 plus years of operations, management and executive experience in the oil and gas industry specializing in project development in Latin America. He was previously Chief Operating Officer and Country Manager of Petrominerales, based in Bogota, Colombia where he managed production in excess of 25,000 bbl/d.

John Newman

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Newman has over 35 years of domestic and international oil and gas sector experience at the CFO and Director level including South America. He has 17 years of junior oil and gas company experience in Canada, including co-founding Reliable Energy and financial roles with Schlumberger in Africa, Europe, the North Sea and Canada. Mr. Newman holds a degree in Business (Accounting) from Curtin University and is a Fellow of CPA (Australia).

Phil Miller

SVP Exploration

Phil Miller is a geoscientist with over 35 years of experience managing exploration and development projects throughout Africa, the Middle East, North Sea and Latin America. Previously, Mr. Miller has held senior management roles with Pan African Oil, Nexen and Home Oil International.

Eric Van Enk

VP Finance & Investor Relations

Eric Van Enk has over 16 years of combined investment banking, money management and oil & gas experience and is a CFA charter holder.  He started his career with Scotia Capital as a member of their Rotational Training Program and most recently held the title of Managing Director & Global Co-Head of Institutional Energy Sales for Canada’s largest independent brokerage firm.

Bob Petryk

Engineering Manager

Bob Petryk is a professional engineer with over 40 years of technical, operational and managerial experience in the oil and gas industry in Canada and abroad.  He previously held senior management/executive positions in the upstream E&P sector, as well as in the oilfield service sector.  Bob holds a Bachelor of Science in Mineral Engineering, Petroleum Specialization from the University of Alberta (1977) and an active member of APEGA.

Juan Pablo Collazos

VP Exploration

Juan Pablo Collazos has 25 years of international experience as an Exploration and Development Geologist having worked in over 15 countries in the Americas and the Middle East contributing to numerous discoveries.  He started his career with major companies (Norcen, UPR, Anadarko, Talisman) then moved to Petroamerica which was acquired by Gran Tierra.  Juan Pablo spent the previous 10 years working in Colombia, holding positions including Manager of Geology, Exploration Manager and most recently Vice President of Exploration for Arrow Exploration.  Juan Pablo holds a B.Sc and Master’s degree in Geology from the University of Montreal.

Adrienne A. O’Reilly

Corporate Secretary

Adrienne O’Reilly is a partner with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP in Calgary.