Gaetan Gobeil

Why did you choose Catapult?
GAETAN: Passionate and driven people; people trying to change the water management game.  I felt I could lend my same passion, experience and skill set to make a tangible impact.

Of the Catapult core values, which ones most resonates with you, why?
GAETAN: Client Service – I just really like people and enjoy the challenge of coming up with sustainable, creative, win-win solutions.

What gets you out of bed in the morning?
GAETAN: It’s different everyday.  A new relationship, a new client, a new opportunity, a new proposal, a new project.  Through it all I get to work with a great team.

What excites you most when you think about the future of Catapult?
GAETAN: Water Management in Oil & Gas is poised for disruption.  Here at Catapult, we are best positioned to take the leading edge in this disruption.

How would you describe yourself in one word?
GAETAN: Energetic

ROB COOK

Rob is focused on the origination, structuring and execution of new investment opportunities. His responsibilities include deal origination, structuring and execution, portfolio monitoring and exit. Rob currently represents ARC on the boards of KANATA Energy Group Ltd. and Longshore Resources Ltd.

Rob joined ARC in 2000 with a reservoir engineering background and prior experience in global exploration and production operations. He has a Master of Business Administration from the European University, The Hague, Netherlands and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and Management Summa Cum Laude from McMaster University. He is a Professional Engineer and a CFA Charterholder.

Ken Truscott

Mr. Ken Truscott graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in 1981. After joining Texaco Canada Resources Ltd. he worked in numerous functions before taking on a negotiations role. At Texaco, he worked in Canada, Latin America and West Africa. After returning to Canada, Mr. Truscott joined Imperial Oil where he was the Lead Negotiator for Imperial’s major divestment program from 1990 to 1993. Subsequent to that assignment he joined Remington Energy Ltd as Vice President, Land which was sold in 1999. In 1999, he joined Chain Energy Limited in the capacity of Vice President Land & COO which was subsequently sold in 2002. In 2002, Mr. Truscott founded Morpheus Energy Limited, a private oil and gas exploration company, as President and CEO. Morpheus was sold in April 2006. He joined Crew Energy Ltd. in 2007 as Senior Vice President, Land and Business Development where he remained until his retirement in March 2018. He has since served on the Board of Directors of Catapult Water Midstream since June 2018.

Mr. Truscott previously served on the Board of Governors of The Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC) as well on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Calgary.

PETER CHRISTOPHER

Peter currently holds the position of Senior Vice-President at ARC Financial Corp. He is focused on the origination, structuring and execution of new investment opportunities in the Canadian oilfield services industry. His responsibilities also include monitoring and providing support to ARC’s portfolio companies through all stages of their life. He has been with the firm since 2009, and spent his first four years covering the E&P sector. Peter has a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University and is also a CFA charterholder.

MICHAEL SHAW

Michael M. Shaw retired as managing director of Global Enterprises ATCO Group after a 30 year career. Michael was instrumental in expanding ATCO Group into a $9 billion corporation. His career with ATCO Group included a number of executive-level positions, including president of ATCO Structures, ATCO Midstream, and ATCO Frontec. Michael is currently a Director of Catapult Environmental, Aviva Canada Inc, and ITC Construction Group. Michael is also Chairman of Great Western Brewing Company. He is the Past Honorary Colonel of the Calgary Highlanders and the Past Chairman of the Calgary Highlanders Regimental Funds Foundation. He previously served as a Director of Chariot Carriers and is Past Chairman of the Calgary Science Centre, Past President of the Calgary Petroleum Club and past Chair of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.  He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University.

David Huggins

Why did you choose Catapult?
DAVID: The water management space in the Oil and Gas services industry is the most relevant and “real” area of concern for the industry – this is a business of providing solutions to clients that need solutions now and for the long term. The water management industry is here to stay and we are just scratching the surface of its evolution.

Of the Catapult core values, which ones most resonates with you, why?
DAVID: High Performance Team – we have been very team oriented since day one and it has taken everyone in the company to get us where we are today. Without the team, we wouldn’t be here.

What gets you out of bed in the morning?
DAVID: I am most proud of what we have accomplished. What gets me up in the morning, is wanting to see the heights that we can achieve with team work and creative and adventurous thinking.

What excites you most when you think about the future of Catapult?
DAVID: The water management industry is so relevant in today’s world and we are at the forefront of an amazing transformation taking place in the industry; we are well positioned to join in the transformation of the industry.

How would you describe yourself in one word?
DAVID: Analytical

JAMES BONYAI

Why did you choose Catapult?
JAMES: To better solve the age-old problem of how to make the most of the limited availability of water, our industry requires innovation and sustainable practices. The whole concept behind Catapult from its inception was to achieve both. This resonated with me.

Of the Catapult core values, which ones most resonates with you, why?
JAMES: Sustainability – anything in our industry is tenuous unless we are working towards sustainability. Companies and organizations need to be achieving sustainability themselves or helping others to achieve it. Catapult’s mission is to succeed in accomplishing both.

What gets you out of bed in the morning?
JAMES: I like being part of Catapult’s high-performance team. We have a great group of people; industry veterans mixed with youthful exuberance, all of whom have very aligned goals.

What excites you most when you think about the future of Catapult?
JAMES: I think what really excites me as a business, is that we are leading and cutting edge in an older industry. This gives us the ability to develop innovative technologies and tailored solutions that will allow us to leave a mark in our sector. Many operators are currently using their own unique “Catapult Solution” and they believe in the “Catapult Way”.

How would you describe yourself in one word?
JAMES: Driven

 

Dan O’Byrne

Why did you choose Catapult?
DAN: Catapult’s mission is one that resonates with me on a very personal level.  I am proud to be part of a team that is dedicated to creating sustainable solutions for our clients.

Of the Catapult core values, which ones most resonates with you, why?
DAN: Creating tailored, integrated service offerings that add value for our customers is as critical to our value system as our commitment to environmental excellence.  The combination of these values is essential to helping businesses thrive over the long term in western Canada.

What gets you out of bed in the morning?
DAN: Providing creative, valuable choices for our clients in a very challenging macroeconomic environment is extraordinarily energizing!

What excites you most when you think about the future of Catapult?
DAN: We have the backing and support of stakeholders that want to have a positive impact on both business and the environment.

How would you describe yourself in one word?
DAN: Committed (to our client’s success!)