Officer Biographies

Liam Balfour, CFA

Chief Executive Officer

  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer of New Wave since 2012
  • Over 12 years in capital markets including oil and gas and service investment banking and equity research
  • Previously Director, Investment Banking at Jennings Capital Inc., an independent boutique investment dealer

James Humen, CA, CPA

Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer

  • Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer responsible for leading New Wave’s finance, accounting, treasury, and risk management functions.
  • Mr. Humen is a Chartered Accountant (Alberta), Chartered Professional Accountant (Alberta), and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta.
  • Previously Controller of New Wave, Senior Investment Banking Associate with Mackie Research, Equity Analyst with Jennings Capital, and Senior Associate with MNP LLP.