Management Team


President and CEO, Director

Mr. Neely was appointed President and CEO of the Company in January 2019 and to the Board of Directors in May 2018.  He was previously appointed as President in January 2018 and Vice President, Finance and CFO in May 2012.  Mr. Neely has 25 years of experience in executive and financial roles, including CFO of Zodiac Exploration, CFO of Pearl (Blackpearl) Exploration & Production and CFO of Trident Exploration.  Prior to working directly in the oil and gas industry, Mr. Neely spent three and a half years in investment banking with TD Securities and eight years with KPMG LLP.  


Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Probert was appointed Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in March 2019.  A recognized expert at exploration drilling, field appraisal, development and rehabilitation operations, Mr. Probert has over 30 years of experience across:  the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and North and South America. Most recently Mr. Probert was the North Africa Managing Director for Petroceltic International plc and Chief Operating Officer for Echo Energy plc.  Mr. Probert has a degree in Chemical Engineering and holds a Master of Petroleum Engineering from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh.


Executive Vice President

Mr. Herrick was appointed Executive Vice President in March 2019.  Prior thereto, Mr. Herrick served as Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company since April 1999. Mr. Herrick was a Director from April 1999 to May 2018.  Prior to joining TransGlobe in April 1999 Mr. Herrick was President, Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of Moiibus Resource Corporation, which was acquired by TransGlobe in April 1999. Mr. Herrick is a professional engineer with more than 40 years of oil and gas experience. Prior to Moiibus, Mr. Herrick was with Ranger Oil Limited, serving in a variety of technical and management/executive positions including Vice President, Canadian Production from 1993 onward. Prior thereto, he was a petroleum engineer with Rupertsland Resources Ltd. and a production evaluations engineer with Hudson's Bay Oil & Gas Ltd.


Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Ok was appointed Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of the Company in January 2018.  He was most recently at Zodiac Exploration and has over 10 years of corporate finance and accounting experience.  Mr. Ok holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta, is a Chartered Accountant licensed in the Province of Alberta and a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Washington State.