Mr Peterburg, (also known as Peter Peterburg), is a private investor with over 25 years of investment experience in Africa and Eastern Europe. He is the founder of Peterburg Holdings, a private investment company with a broad portfolio across many sectors including infrastructure, mining and oil and gas. Mr Peterburg was also a co-founder of GP Minerals Ltd, a private resource investment and development company. Furthermore, he is the chairman of the board of trustees of the Design Museum Holon and is also a member of the acquisition committee of the Tate Modern Museum in London.
Mr Peterburg holds a BSc in Electronic Engineering from Haifa Technion and an MBA in Finance from Tel Aviv University.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr Holzman has 15 years of experience in the mining and energy resource sectors throughout South America and Africa. Prior to co-founding Eco (Atlantic) Oil and Gas, Mr Holzman was a co-founder of GP Minerals Ltd, a private resource investment and development company, and, between 2003 and 2006, he was the Managing Director of Bombardier Inc’s Middle East Region. Mr Holzman has also held a variety of strategic consultancy roles, including co-founding political consultancy, GCS Issue Management Ltd.
Mr Holzman has a BA in Business Management and Finance and an LLB in Israeli and International Law from IDC Herzilya. He also has an MBA from The Arison School of Business.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr Kinley is CEO of Kinley Exploration LLC, leading a team of industry experts providing professional, technical and oversight expertise to international resource companies within the upstream sector. With 35 years of international expertise in integrated energy project management and the development of new energy companies, Mr Kinley has served as a senior executive to several E&P companies and oilfield service companies, as well as possessing significant experience in frontier resource development.
Mr Kinley is also CEO of Kinley Exploration LLC, leading a team of industry experts providing professional, technical and oversight expertise to international resource companies within the upstream sector. Mr Kinley is also President and CEO of Jet Mining Pty LLC and a Non-Executive Director of TSX-V listed companies, Coro Mining Corp and Excelsior Mining Corp
Mr Levin is a chartered accountant with many years’ of experience in the public and private equity markets. His experience spans multiple jurisdictions including South Africa, the UK and Israel. He has acted as financial controller for Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas on a consultancy basis since November 2014 and was appointed as Finance Director of the company on 28 November 2016.
Mr Levin is also currently the Chief Financial Officer of TSX-V listed companies Vaxil Bio Ltd., Briacell Therapeutics Corp. and Adira Energy Ltd.
He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Information Systems, has received his Chartered Accountant designation in South Africa and has an MBA from Bar Ilan University in Israel.
Mr Friedman, a South African qualified attorney, has been associated with the North American public markets for two decades and has a depth of experience in representing, advising, and assisting small-medium cap companies in acquiring assets, accessing capital, going public transactions and advising on M&A, and managing emerging growth businesses.
He is the managing partner and co-founder of Bayline Capital Partners, a Canadian based capital markets advisory boutique, involved in the business of identifying, financing and managing a portfolio of companies across a wide range of sectors. Mr Friedman was also the co-founder of Auryx Gold Corp, sold to B2 Gold for $200m; Osino Resources and Enthusiast Gaming.
Mr Angula has served as the Finance Minister and Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy, as well as five other cabinet portfolios within the Government of Namibia for a period spanning over 20 years. Since leaving the Government of Namibia, Mr Angula has focused on private business opportunities and is a consultant to the mining, energy, infrastructure and real estate industries in Namibia.
Mr Nicol has over 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry in both industry and investment banking. He was a partner at GMP Securities, Executive Managing Director at Tristone Capital, Global Sector Director of Oil Research at ABN Amro and Head of European Oil and Gas at Goldman Sachs.
He has worked with and advised a number of small-medium cap and private-equity financed companies in the UK, Canada and Norway on M&A, financing and as a Director. He is currently a Director of Touchstone Exploration, ERCe and Thorogood Associates. Mr Nicol holds a BSc in Mathematics and Economics from Strathclyde University in Glasgow.
Mr. Hill has over 35 years’ experience in the oil industry including 23 years with the Lundin Group as well as international new venture management and senior exploration positions at Occidental Petroleum and Shell Oil Company. Mr. Hill previously served as President of Valkyries Petroleum, BlackPearl Resources and Shamaran Petroleum and is currently a Director of Africa Energy, Impact Oil and Gas and TAG Oil.
Mr. Hill is currently President and CEO of Africa Oil Corp., a publicly traded oil and gas company focused on East Africa. His education includes a MSc in Geology and BSc degree in Geophysics from Michigan State University. Additionally, he also holds an MBA from the University of St. Thomas in Houston.