Mr MATTHEW McCANN, J.D.
Mr McCann earned a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Oklahoma - College of Law in 1995 and a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Vermont in 1991.
In 2001, after serving in private practice in the US for 6 years, Mr McCann became General Counsel at Riata Energy, Inc., which later became SandRidge Energy, Inc., a NYSE listed corporation. Before leaving SandRidge in 2007, he ultimately served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary. From 2007-2015 Matt worked for the Riata Corporate Group, a large privately owned group of companies that has substantial oil and gas interests in the US where he focused on business development.
He was Chief Executive Officer at TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd, a TSX and NYSEMKT listed oil and gas exploration and production company from 2009 until 2011 where he was instrumental in growing TransAtlantic from a junior explorer to a significant international oil and gas producer.