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


Mark Hopper, CA

VP Finance & CFO

  • VP Finance & CFO of New Wave since 2012
  • Over 15 years of financial, accounting and management experience in the oilfield service industry
  • Previously Controller of Essential Energy Services Ltd. (08-12), Manager, Financial Reporting and Operations Accounting Builders Energy Services Trust (05-08), Calpine Canada (02-05), KPMG (97-02)