Simon Hatfield, CEO

Simon Hatfield

Mr. Simon Hatfield is the Chief Executive Officer of WZR. He has over 40 years of experience in the international and domestic petroleum industry and has held technical, managerial and executive positions with Imperial Oil, Exxon Production Research Company, Petro-Canada, Chauvco Resources, Talisman Energy and Western Oil Sands.

Mr. Hatfield has conducted business throughout the Americas, North and West Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia, and has extensive experience in Iraq since 1995. He was the catalyst for the formation of WesternZagros Resources Ltd. and led the technical and business process which led to the signing and ratification of the Company’s Production Sharing Contracts.

Mr. Hatfield holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Geology with Physics, a Master of Science degree in Geology, and has completed the Executive Development Program at the University of Calgary and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.