Meet The DEEP Team

Wade MacBain

Chair, Investor Relations

Wade MacBain’s background and education is in finance. Wade owned Matrix Financial, Saskatchewan’s only local investment dealer for 20 years, which was sold to Raymond James Securities. He has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for various public and private companies since 2002. Wade’s recent role was the Director of Investor Relations for Versa Bank, raising capital for Canada’s 10th largest Schedule 1 Bank. Wade has been involved with DEEP as a founding shareholder and is currently serving as a director to assist the board and CEO to develop Canada’s first Geothermal Power Project.

Ronald A. Carson

Director

Ron Carson founded Carson Energy Services Ltd. (CES) in 1974 based in Lampman, Saskatchewan. CES grew to be one of Saskatchewan’s largest private companies engaged in energy services. Ron was recognized as the Ernst & Young 2009 Prairies Region Entrepreneur of the Year for energy services and the Oilman of the Year in 1997. In 2011 Ron received Saskatchewan’s highest honor, the Saskatchewan Order of Merit (SOM).

John Hooks

Director

John Hooks has been the CEO of Phoenix Technology Income Fund since 1995 and Chairman of the Board of Phoenix since 2000. He was President of Phoenix Energy Services from 1995 until 2015. John has over 30 years of experience in the Canadian and International oil and gas service industry, including operations, senior management and ownership positions.

Kirsten Marcia

Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Kirsten Marcia is the founder of DEEP and its President and CEO. Kirsten is a geology graduate from the University of Saskatchewan and a Professional Geoscientist, registered in the Province of Saskatchewan. She has worked in the exploration industry for 20 years for commodities including diamonds, gold and base metals, coal, uranium, and oil and gas.

Her past experience was focused in Saskatchewan and Alberta for Canadian TSX-listed companies including the position of Vice President of Exploration for Wescan Goldfields Inc., a Saskatchewan gold and coal exploration company; Director of Investor Relations for Vena Resources, a Peruvian mining company; and Exploration Manager for Shore Gold Inc., a Saskatchewan diamond exploration and development company. Kirsten considers herself a resource entrepreneur who has participated in the formation and early-stage development of Saskatchewan resource companies.

Doug McNeill

Director

Doug McNeill has over 30 years of experience in the energy industry. He is currently the President of JKT Resources Inc. having recently retired as Chief Strategic Officer at The Stream-Flo Group of Companies. Doug is also a founding partner of Calgary-based Epoch Energy Development, a geothermal company established to unlock heat energy in Alberta and Canada.