Keith MacLeod held the positions of Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Sproule and its subsidiaries, until his retirement on June 30, 2014. In this position he was responsible for overseeing its Canadian, U.S., International, Unconventional and Project Management businesses. His worldwide experience at Sproule was primarily in the areas of reservoir engineering, oil and gas reserves/resource evaluations, acquisitions and divestitures; securities commission reports, expert witness testimony, investment advice and education. Keith has experience working in 30 countries spanning 6 continents. Keith lectured at the University of Calgary for many years and presented to industry on oil and gas disclosure related matters and has been an industry advisor to the Alberta Securities Commission and the Securities Exchange Commission. He was one of the authors involved in the preparation of the Canadian Oil and Gas Evaluation Handbook – Volume II and a member of the ASC’s industry taskforce, whose recommendations formed the framework for National Instrument 51-101. He is active with the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) having served as the Canadian Regional Director on the international board as well as chair of the Canadian Section. He is also active with the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers (SPEE). He earned his Diploma in Technology in Mineral Science from what was formerly known as the College of Cape Breton, now Cape Breton University. He earned a Bachelor of Science (Honors) Engineering from Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology, in Butte, Montana.
Keith is currently on the board of directors for several oil and gas companies; Trilogy Energy Corp., Manitok Energy Inc. and Prairie Storm Energy Corp. He is also on the board of director for ETX Systems Inc. and Switchable Solutions, private technology companies. Keith also serves on the advisory board of the Veschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment at Cape Breton University, Nova Scotia.