Mr. Dafoe has more than thirty years of industry experience in financial and operating positions of increasing responsibility. Mr. Dafoe is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ember Resources Inc. (“Ember”), a private company focused on natural gas exploration and production primarily from coal bed methane in Alberta, Canada. Prior to joining Ember, Mr. Dafoe was President and Chief Executive Officer of Thunder Energy Inc., a company he co-founded in 1996 and the predecessor company to Ember. Mr. Dafoe has served on the Board of Governors of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) and several TSX-listed companies. He is a director of Point Loma Resources Ltd., a TSX Venture listed company and also served as Chairperson of the Board for Xtreme until it was acquired by AKITA on September 11, 2018, at which time Mr. Dafoe was invited to join AKITA’s Board.
Mr. Dafoe has a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of North Dakota, is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Director, The Directors College, JV of McMaster University/Conference Board of Canada.