Philip B. Hodge, B.Comm., LLB
President and Chief Executive Officer
Phil Hodge joined Pine Cliff in January 2012 as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director. Mr. Hodge most recently held the positions of Vice President, Business Development and Vice President Acquisitions and Divestments at Penn West Exploration, one of the largest conventional oil and natural gas producers in North America. Prior to that, Mr. Hodge was a Managing Director at Mackie Research Capital Corporation and J.F. Mackie & Co., Calgary based investment banks. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Hodge was Vice President and General Counsel of Westport Innovations Inc. where he was responsible for legal, corporate governance, strategic partnership and corporate development functions, as well as the formation and growth of the company's business in China. Prior to 2000, Mr. Hodge was a partner at Bennett Jones LLP, a Canadian national law firm, practicing in that firm's securities and mergers and acquisitions teams in its Calgary office.
Terry L. McNeill, P.Eng
Chief Operating Officer
Terry McNeill joined Pine Cliff as Vice President Operations in April 2014 and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in January 2015. Mr. McNeill has over 20 years of industry experience and held the same position at Berkana Energy Corp. from September 2006 until January 2008 and Quatro Resources Ltd. from January 2008 until the sale of the company in November 2012. Mr. McNeill possesses a broad range of experience on all aspects of operations including production, construction, completions and drilling. Mr. McNeill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.
Christopher S. Lee
Vice President, Exploration
Christopher S. Lee was appointed to Vice President, Geology of Pine Cliff in November 2017 and was appointed Vice President, Exploration in January 2021. Mr. Lee has 17 years of experience working in the oil and gas industry and has been an employee of Pine Cliff since March 2012. Mr. Lee has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Saskatchewan.
Alan MacDonald, C.A.
Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
Alan MacDonald rejoined Pine Cliff as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary in December 2019. Mr. MacDonald is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and most recently held the position of Interim Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Pine Cliff Energy Ltd. from September 2017 to September 2018. From 2012 to 2016 Mr. MacDonald held the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer position at United Hydrocarbon International Corp. Prior thereto from 2001 to 2012, Mr. MacDonald held similar positions with APF Energy Trust, Rockyview Energy Inc. and Cumberland Oil & Gas Ltd. Mr. MacDonald is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.