The Board of Directors of Jupiter Resources is responsible for providing oversight, direction and stewardship of governance practices for the corporation.
Chief Executive Officer, Jupiter Resources
Simon Bregazzi (CEO) is our Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. From 2009 until January 2014, Simon was the Chief Financial Officer of Canbriam Energy. Prior to that, he was Managing Director and Head of Canadian Energy Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs from 2005 to 2009. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Actuarial Science from the University of Western Ontario.
Senior Partner, Apollo
Rakesh is a Senior Partner at Apollo Private Equity having joined in 2009, and is focused on the firm’s natural resources activities. Prior to joining Apollo, he was with Morgan Stanley’s Commodities Department in the principal investing group responsible for generating, evaluating and executing investment ideas across the energy sector. Rakesh began his career at Goldman Sachs in equity research and then moved to its investment banking division in New York and Asia. He currently serves on the boards of directors of CSV Midstream Solutions, EP Energy and Express Energy Services. Rakesh graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and received his MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.
EUGENE I. DAVIS
Designated Party Director
Eugene (Gene) has been the Chairman and CEO of Pirinate Consulting Group, LLC since 1999, a privately-held consulting firm. Prior to founding Pirinate Consulting, Gene served as Chief Operating Officer of Total-Tel Communications, Inc., Vice Chairman and CEO of Sport Supply Group, Inc. and Vice Chairman and President of Emerson Radio Corporation (all public companies). Gene is a Member of the Board of Visitors at Columbia College. He has a B.A. in International Politics, a Master’s Degree in International Affairs, and a J.D. from Columbia University.
WILSON B. HANDLER
Wilson is a Principal of Apollo Private Equity and joined the firm in 2011. Prior to that, Wilson was an investment professional at First Reserve, where he was involved in the execution and monitoring of investments in the energy sector. Previously, he worked in the Investment Banking Division at Lehman Brothers in the Natural Resources group. Currently, Wilson serves on the boards of directors of EP Energy, Resource Energy, American Petroleum Partners and CSV Midstream Solutions. He graduated from Dartmouth College with an AB (Bachelor of Arts) in Economics and Government.
ROBERT A. PEARCE
Designated Party Director
Robert has over 25 years of technical and business experience in the energy industry through his former roles as CFO of Sunshine Oilsands and E-T Energy, the COO of Harvest Operations (owned by Korea National Oil Corporation), CEO and co-founder of North West Upgrading, and Treasurer of PanCanadian Energy. Rob has been an independent director of ATB Financial since 2014 and is the Chair of Prospect Human Services. Rob earned a B.A.Sc. in Geological Engineering from UBC, an MBA from the University of Calgary, and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.