Michael J. Hibberd, BA, MBA, LLB
Executive Chairman of the Board and CEO
Mr. Hibberd has been Executive Chairman of Sunshine since June 25, 2014. He was Co-Chairman of Sunshine from October 6, 2008 to June 25, 2014. Mr. Hibberd was a founder of Sunshine and held the title of Chairman and Co-CEO from May, 2007 to October 6, 2008. Mr. Hibberd is President and CEO of MJH Services Inc., a corporate finance advisory company established in January 1995. Mr. Hibberd has extensive international energy project planning and capital markets experience. Prior to January 1995, Mr. Hibberd spent 12 years with ScotiaMcLeod. Mr. Hibberd worked in corporate finance in Toronto and Calgary and held the position of Director and Senior Vice-President, Corporate Finance.
Mr. Hibberd is currently Chairman of Canacol Energy Ltd. (TSX and Bolsa de Valores de Colombia) and Greenfields Petroleum Corporation (TSX Venture Exchange). He is a director of Montana Exploration Corp., PanOrient Energy and PetroFrontier Corp., all of which are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Hibberd was previously Chairman Heritage Oil Plc and Heritage Oil Corporation. He was also director of Challenger Energy, Deer Creek Energy, Iteration Energy, Zapata Energy, Sagres Energy and Rally Energy Corp.
Mr. Hibberd obtained his BA in 1976 and his MBA in 1978 from the University of Toronto. He obtained his LLB from University of Western Ontario in 1981, was called to the bar in 1983 and is a member of The Law Society of Upper Canada.