MCF Energy was founded to strengthen Europe’s energy security and provide critical resources for the energy transition. Our vision is to leverage our expertise and capital to build the dominant new clean oil and gas company in Europe and deliver value for all stakeholders.James Hill, P. GeoChief Executive Officer and Director of MCF Energy
Chartered Accountant (2008) and Chartered Professional Accountant (2015) serving the natural resources industry. Experienced Chief Financial Officer formerly with Hillcrest Energy, Angkor Gold and others where he was responsible for all aspects of a company’s financial operations.
General Clark was NATO's Supreme Allied Commander and the Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. European Command. He has received numerous honorary degrees and awards including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Silver Star, Purple Heart and honorary knighthoods from the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.
Mr. Richard Wadsworth is a petroleum engineer with over 30 years experience in operations and management internationally. He was a co-founder, director, and President of Bankers Petroleum. Mr. Wadsworth recently led and developed a 55,000 bond oilfield in Iraq with development planned to 230,000 bopd.
Mr. Jeffrey Harder has more than 40 years experience in the natural resources sector. He held several leadership positions with Deloitte Canada, including: Office Managing Partner, Canada business leader, Americas business leader, Global executive committee member and Board of Directors member.
Ford Nicholson is an accomplished, energetic oil and gas entrepreneur with extensive experience in building public energy companies in Asia and Europe. He is the former deputy chairman of InterOil Corporation, a fully integrated company developing LNG for Asian markets formerly listed on the NYSE before its sale to ExxonMobil. He was a co-founder and Director of Nations Energy Ltd. in Kazakhstan and a co-founder and former board member of Bankers Petroleum Ltd. in Albania. Ford co-founded BNK Petroleum, formerly the largest subsurface oil and gas rights holder in Europe. He is the managing director of KPFG, a merchant bank and advisory firm serving the energy sector.
Gord Keep is a distinguished corporate finance professional and entrepreneur with extensive business experience in investment banking and public natural resource companies. He brings a wealth of expertise in governance and deal-making to MCF Energy. Gord is the CEO of Fiore Management & Advisory Corp., a private financial advisory firm. He also serves as an officer and/or director for several natural resource companies. Gord has advised numerous leading mining and energy firms from startup to sale in a career that spans over three decades. He holds a B.Sc. in Geological Science from Queen’s University and an M.B.A. from the University of British Columbia.
John joined Gaffney, Cline & Associates (GCA) in 2004 as a Business Development Manager, both in the UK and then in Singapore. He then served as the Regional Director for Asia Pacific from 2009-2014. He then returned to the UK to be the Regional Director for Europe, Africa, Middle East and Russia Caspian region. GCA is an international petroleum consultancy, which has been operating worldwide for over 55 years.
Deborah is a geologist/geophysicist with 45 years of oil and gas exploration experience in the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast and Mid-Continent areas of the US. She specializes in 2D and 3D interpretation for clients in the US and internationally. For the past ten years she has been part of a team to study and bring the power of multi-attribute neural analysis of seismic data to the geoscience public, guided by Dr. Tom Smith, founder of SMT. She has become an expert in the use of Paradise software and has over 5 discoveries for clients using multi-attribute neural analysis.
Mark is an oil & gas industry technical innovator with 30+ years’ proven track record in exploration, appraisal, development, and new ventures; including as Operator. Extensive experience in conventional and unconventional plays across Western, Central and Eastern Europe, PhD from Imperial College in Structural Geology and Extensional Tectonics.
Ritchie has worked with both major and junior oil & gas companies in both management and operational positions. Broad Commercial experience – Asset SPAs, Farm in/out deals, GSAs, JOA/PSAs, Equity Determinations and Technical input to arbitration / litigation cases. Successful manager of International & Independent oil companies’ E&P projects and production assets in Central Europe, West Africa, and UK North Sea. University of London (Imperial College), MSc Petroleum Geology, 1987.