Management Team

  1. Tony Berthelet - President & CEO

    Mr. Berthelet joined Prairie Provident in June 2021 with more than 23 years of subsurface evaluation, field development, production operations and asset management experience in the oil and gas industry. He has a deep technical background in North American and international upstream operations and extensive executive qualifications, having most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Gran Tierra Energy Ltd., Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Oil and Gas Ltd., and Vice President, Development and Operations of Obsidian Energy Ltd. Mr. Berthelet’s experience includes significant exposure to the Company’s operating areas. Mr. Berthelet is a professional engineer with a degree in geological engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. He holds a Project Management Professional designation through PMI and is a long-standing member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

  2. Mimi Lai - Executive Vice President, Finance & CFO

    Ms. Lai was appointed as our Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer in September 2016. She had held the position of Vice President, Finance since January 2015, and Controller since May 2014. Prior to joining our Company, Ms. Lai served as Manager, Financial Reporting at Harvest Operations Corp., an oil and gas exploration and production company, from January 2011 to May 2014. From January 2001 to January 2011, Ms. Lai held several increasingly senior positions with Ernst & Young LLP, culminating as the Sr. Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services. Ms. Lai is a Chartered Accountant since 2003 and received a Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting degree from the University of Calgary in 2000.

  3. Brad Likuski - Vice President, Operations

    Mr. Likuski was appointed as our Vice President, Operations in October 2018. He had held the position of Manager of Exploitation since May 2016. Prior to joining our Company, Mr. Likuski held the position of Vice President Production at Spyglass Resources Corp. from April 2013 to April 2016, and the position of Vice President Engineering at AvenEx Energy Corp. from July 2010 to March 2013. Mr. Likuski has over 25 years of industry experience, and graduated from the University of Calgary with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering in 1990.

  4. TBA - Vice President, Land