Vincent Ghazar, B.A.
CFO, VP Finance
Mr. Ghazar is a professional accountant with over 27 years of domestic and international experience in the oil & gas industry. He has held executive and management positions with Exchange-listed Issuers which have been involved in growth, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Currently, Mr. Ghazar is Chief Financial Officer and VP of Finance for Shale Petroleum Ltd., a private oil and gas company. Concurrently, Mr. Ghazar is Director and Chief Financial Officer for Asia Green Biotechnology Corp., a public corporation listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange.
Mr. Ghazar’s previous executive involvement has included Chief Financial Officer and VP, Finance for Standard Exploration Ltd, Primera Energy Resources Ltd., PanWestern Energy Inc., Longford Energy Inc. and BrazAlta Resources Corp., all Exchange-listed Issuers.
Mr. Ghazar holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a minor in Business from the University of Calgary and an Advanced Accounting Certificate from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, as well as completing the 5th level in the CMA program. Also forming part of Mr. Ghazar’s formal education includes a CAPPA certificate (Canadian Association of Petroleum Production Accounting) as well as certificates of completion in the Public Company Compliance Workshops which focus on the regulations of the Securities Regulatory Industry, Continuous Disclosure Obligations, as well as Regulatory and Corporate Governance Practices.
Mr. Ghazar’s executive and managerial background with Exchange-listed Issuers includes extensive IFRS and GAAP experience, accounting and tax treatment for corporations and subsidiaries, as well preparation of Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion & Analysis (MD&A). He has international accounting experience in Canada, the United States, Trinidad and Tobago, and Cambodia, and has extensive experience with the preparation of Information Circulars, Plans of Arrangements, and Business Acquisition Reports.