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Our management team consists of a seasoned group of former Fortune 500 executives with many years of international, on-the-ground, business operating experience, and the know-how to get things done in demanding foreign and site specific environments. Long experience also provides us a thorough understanding of what commercial financiers and capital markets expect and require. We are building a sound and reliable organization operated on best oil and gas industry practices, IFRS accounting standards and international standards of environmental and social responsibility.
Richard L. McAdoo
Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and Executive Director
Mr. McAdoo is a resident of Jakarta, Indonesia. He holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Geology from Texas Tech University; and a Masters degree in Business Administration from Boston University. He is registered as a Certified Petroleum Geologist and has been actively involved in the international oil and gas exploration and production business for the last 40 years, the past 30 of which have been in Indonesia. He also has experience in resource evaluation and new project origination for generation of electrical power from geothermal energy, run-of-river hydropower, and stranded gas opportunities. Prior to joining Continental in 1998, Mr. McAdoo held a variety of technical and management positions for Mobil Oil Company, Phillips Petroleum Company, Jackson Exploration, Inc., Triton Energy Corporation, Tracer Petroleum Company, and others in many regions including the North Sea, Middle East, Africa, South America, FSU and Asia.
Robert V. Rudman
Acting Chief Financial Officer, Director of CEC and Executive Director
Mr. Rudman is a resident of Naples, Florida. He is a Chartered Accountant and former auditor with the firm of Price Waterhouse and is a proven professional with more than thirty years of hands-on experience in the management and analysis of companies. As a senior member of Canadian and U.S. financial advisory firms, Mr. Rudman has been instrumental in arranging a wide range of debt and equity financings, in structuring a number of mergers and acquisitions, in developing strategic and operational business plans, and in the preparation and filing of all required regulatory reports. Mr. Rudman’s scope of experience includes both domestic and international transactions. His focus has been on the challenges facing early stage public companies. As an officer and director of an emerging high technology Canadian public company for a period of twelve years, Mr. Rudman served as the Chief Financial Officer, the Chief Executive Officer and later as the Chairman.
Vice President of Business Development
Mr. Tsokas is a resident of Calgary, Canada. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Geology from the University of British Columbia and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University. He is registered as a practicing Professional Geologist (P. Geo.) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and has been actively involved in the exploration and development of oil, gas and coal resources in Canada and internationally for the last 12 years. He also has experience in business development and project management for the mining, utilities and petroleum industries. Prior to joining Continental, Mr. Tsokas held a variety of technical and management positions for EnCana Corporation, Talisman Energy, TransAlta Corporation, Walter Energy, Rio Tinto Limited and Enhanced Exploration Pty Ltd.