Officers & Directors

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.

Director Biographies

Reginald Greenslade - Chairman

  • Over 25 years in the oil and gas industry
  • Founder and Director of Spartan Energy Corp. (SPE-TSX); Spartan Oil Corp. (269% ROI) and Spartan Exploration (500% ROI)
  • Former Director, President & CEO Tuscany International Drilling Inc.; Founder, Chairman, President and CEO: Enterra Energy Trust, Enterra Energy Corp., Big Horn Resources Ltd. (market capitalization increased from $1.4 million to over $1 billion)

Liam Balfour, CFA

  • Chief Executive Officer of New Wave Energy Services Group Ltd.

Ryan Leininger

  • Executive Vice President, US Operations of New Wave Energy Services Group Ltd.

Sony Gill

  • Partner, Stikeman Elliot in the Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups.
  • Previously a Partner, McCarthy Tétrault, LLP specializing in all aspects of public and private company creation, growth and value maximization.
  • Has acted as counsel to public and private oil and gas producers, energy service companies and investment banks in a broad range of M&A transactions and debt and equity financing’s. Also advises on corporate governance and compliance matter.
  • Corporate Secretary to Spartan Energy Corp. and Relentless Resources Ltd.