Mr. Hanbury is a professional engineer with over 26 years of experience in the oil & natural gas industry. Most recently, Mr. Hanbury was Executive Vice President at Daylight Energy Ltd. from 2006 through to its acquisition by Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Corporation in 2011. During this time, from 2008 to 2010, Mr. Hanbury also served as a member of the board of directors at Bengal Energy Ltd. From 2005 until 2006, Mr. Hanbury served as the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Sequoia Oil & Gas Trust, and as a director of White Fire Energy Ltd. following its spinout from Lightning Energy Ltd.
From 2003 until 2005 Mr. Hanbury was Vice President, Business Development at Argo Energy Ltd. primarily providing technical evaluations of strategic asset acquisitions. Prior to Argo, he held the position of Manager then Vice President, Technical Services at Advantage Energy Services Ltd. from 2000 until 2003. Mr. Hanbury served at Rigel Oil & Gas Ltd. from 1994 to 1999, in increasing capacities as a development engineer, becoming District Manager – Peace River Arch Business Unit, and prior thereto, from 1991 to 1994, as a Development Engineer at Rigel’s predecessor, Total Petroleum Canada Ltd. From 1985 to 1991, Mr. Hanbury was employed at Gulf Canada Resources in various Petroleum and Project Engineering capacities.
Mr. Hanbury holds a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in, Civil Engineering, from the University of Waterloo, where he participated in the Co-operative Education Program, and is a Professional Engineer registered with APEGA.