Corporate Officers

Bill high res website.jpgHarvey Doerr
Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, and Director

Mr. Doerr was appointed as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation effective June 1, 2018, and became a director of the Corporation in June 2010. Mr. Doerr has been involved in the oil and gas industry since 1981. He held various roles with Murphy Oil Corporation between 1989 and 2009, including Executive Vice President, Downstream and Planning from January of 2007 until August of 2009 and President, Murphy Oil Company Ltd. (Canada) from August 1997 until December 2006. He currently serves as Chairman of Velvet Energy Ltd., a private Canadian oil and gas company, and serves as a director of Newalta Corporation and Seven Generations Energy Ltd. Mr. Doerr received a Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering) from the University of Alberta in 1981, completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2004 and received the designation of Professional Engineer in 1985. In 2011, Mr. Doerr obtained a certified designation (ICD.D) from the Institute of Corporate Directors.


Corporate Officers Eric.jpgEric L. Toews
Chief Financial Officer

Eric was appointed Chief Financial Officer in August 2013. Prior to joining MEG, he spent eight years as Managing Director in the Global Energy group of BMO Capital Markets based in Calgary, where his role included providing strategic financial and capital raising advice to Canadian oil and gas companies. His previous experience includes leadership roles with major Canadian and U.S. investment banks based in Calgary, Toronto and New York, with a focus on the Canadian oil and gas sector.  Prior to entering Investment Banking, Eric worked with two global public practice accounting firms. Eric holds a Bachelor of Administration degree from the University of Regina and is a member of the Canadian and Alberta Institute of Chartered Accountants.


Corporate Officers - Chi-Tak Yee.jpgChi-Tak Yee
Senior Vice President, Operations, Resource & Technology Development

Chi-Tak is the Senior Vice President, Reservoir and Geosciences. Prior to this position, he held the role of Vice President, Reservoir and Production. He has 25 years of oil and gas experience, primarily in thermal recovery with Petro-Canada and Esso. Chi-Tak provided reservoir and production engineering leadership to the first successful field demonstration of the SAGD process in the Athabasca region using surface drilled horizontal well pairs. Chi-Tak holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees, both from the University of Calgary. In 1988, he received the designation of Professional Engineer.


Corporate Officers - Grant Borbridge.jpgGrant Borbridge
Senior Vice President, Legal & General Counsel

Grant Borbridge was appointed MEG’s Vice President, Legal and General Counsel in 2013. Before joining MEG, Grant was Executive Vice President, Investments and Chief Counsel of the Emergo Group of Companies, a global private equity firm. He was also a member of Emergo’s Global Portfolio Investment Committee, co-leader of the Group’s Transactions Team, and sat on the Boards of Directors of the parent corporation, its key subsidiaries and various entities in which Emergo holds investments. Prior to Emergo, he held roles in asset management and investment banking and worked in private practice as a corporate and securities lawyer with a focus on energy services and technology. He holds a BA from the University of Alberta, an LLB from Dalhousie University and an MBA from Pennsylvania State University. In 2011, Grant earned the Certified Director designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors and was appointed Queen’s Counsel by the Province of Alberta.


John NearingCorporate Officers - John Nearing.jpg
VP, Finance & Corporate Services

John was appointed Vice President, Finance and Controller in December 2013. Previously, he held the role of MEG’s Controller since December 2010.  Prior to joining MEG, John has held various senior financial roles in the industry, including Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Builders Energy Services Trust,  Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Calpine Canada and the Calpine Power Income Fund  and Controller for Numac Energy.  John holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and received the designation of Chartered Accountant in 1988.


Corporate Officers - John Rogers.jpgJohn Rogers
VP, Investor Relations and External Communications

John joined MEG as Vice President, Investor Relations and External Communications in September 2010. He brings over 25 years of oil sands industry experience with Suncor Energy. He is a Chartered Accountant and has held various senior financial roles with Suncor’s oil sands and natural gas divisions. John headed up the investor relations department at Suncor from 1993 until his retirement from the company in September 2010. He holds a Bachelor of Administration from the University of Regina and received the designation of Chartered Accountant in 1979.


Corporate Officers - Chris Sloof.jpgChris Sloof
VP, Projects

Chris has been MEG’s Vice President, Projects since 2011, prior to which he served as Project Director from February 2009. He has 25 years of experience with engineering, design and construction of oil, gas and power generation facilities. Prior to joining MEG, Chris held various management roles including Project Manager and Manager of Business Development at Sherritt International Corp. and Project Manager and Manager of Business Development at SNC-Lavalin / Titan Projects. Chris received a Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Calgary and the designation of Professional Engineer in 1988.