Chief Executive Officer and Member of Executive Committee
Dewi Jones is an upstream exploration and development professional with 27 years of technical and hands-on managerial experience focused on Latin America and the Caribbean. Mr. Jones began his career with Occidental Petroleum in his native country of Colombia and held several international technical positions in his 10 year tenure with Occidental Petroleum. He then held several senior technical and management positions with companies including Coastal Oil & Gas Corporation, Pioneer Natural Resources and Samson International Ltd. before joining Repsol/YPF in 2004 where he served as Exploration Manager for the Caribbean Region, including the Guyana-Suriname Basin, and in the same capacity for the Pacific Region of South America.
Chief Financial Officer
Tralisa Maraj is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas and Chartered Certified Accountant licensed in the UK with over 15 years experience working in the oil industry and public company accounting. Prior to joining CGX in September 2011, Tralisa was Controller for Remora International and Senior Manager, Assurance for Price Waterhouse Coopers where she led and supervised teams of 20+ oil and gas audit professionals.
General Counsel and Secretary
Michael Galego has been a lawyer for more than six years and he has been Deputy General Counsel and Secretary and Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. since June 2010. Prior to joining Pacific Rubiales, Mr. Galego acted as legal counsel to several public companies operating in the Latin American resource sector. Mr. Galego began his legal career as an associate in the business law department of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP.