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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Fluid’s Board of Directors provides strategic guidance to the company, acts in the best interest of the company and its shareholders and ensures high ethical standards are maintained at all times

Board of Directors

Clay Purdy / Chief Executive Office & Chairman

Clay brings more than 30 years’ industrial experience with an extensive tenure in the global energy sector. Clay was the senior country manager responsible for Saudi Arabian operations for an international company, underbalanced re-entry division. Clay also served many years for a Canadian completions company and was responsible for overseeing all field operations across western Canada. Clay’s extensive operational management, commercial and chemical experience is coupled with an extensive international network, having founded many companies throughout his career. Clay has a depth of experience and business acumen in the development and execution of strategic plans for international growth orientated organizations.

Matt Colucci / Director

Matt is a Managing Partner at PillarFour Capital, a Calgary-based private equity firm which targets investments in sustainable energy technology companies. Matt has over 15 years’ experience investing and advising companies on debt/equity capital financings and mergers and acquisitions in the Energy sector. Prior to founding PillarFour, Matt was the Head of Oilfield Services Investment Banking at AltaCorp Capital Inc. (now ATB Capital Markets) and he previously held corporate finance positions at Westwind Partners, Thomas Weisel and Stifel Nicolaus in Calgary and London. Matt has a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance) from the Haskayne School of Business (University of Calgary) and is currently on the board of a number of private companies.

Marty Stromquist / Director

Marty brings a wealth of operational and executive experience from progressive companies with growth successes in both North America and internationally. He is skilled at evaluating, developing and commercializing new technologies including patent processes.

Marty currently serves as Principal & Chief Executive Officer of Cemblend Systems Inc., a privately held oil and gas service and supply company, focusing on strategies around better hydraulic isolation for well construction. Marty was co-founder and Vice President Operations of Frac Source Inc., a private oil gas stimulation services company and previously served in management roles with a public (NYSE) oil and gas resource company and a public (NYSE) oil and gas services company. Marty has been a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers since 1987.

Scott Cochlan / Director

Scott is a partner at the law firm of Torys LLP, a highly respected international business law firm, and is co-head of Torys’ Calgary office and the firm’s Corporate and Capital Markets Practice. Scott practices securities and corporate law, with an emphasis on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. He holds a law degree from the University of Calgary and a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario. Scott has received a number of recognitions as a leading lawyer in his practice areas and is recognized internationally as a leading Canadian corporate finance lawyer.

John Oliver / Director

John has more than 40 years of management and operating experience in international business. He has lived and worked in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Southeast Asia, the United States and Latin America.  During this time, he developed an extensive technical, sales and marketing and managerial background in these markets. John has had various positions including Director of New Technology Innovation and Introduction, Global Segment Vice president and Global Sales and Marketing Manager. John spent 5 years in Brazil overseeing a business across Latin America with revenues in excess of 1 billion U.S. dollars. John also ran Prince Energy for 4 years before retiring in 2018. Mr. Oliver currently advises for a major private equity firm in Houston as well as serving on the Board of Directors of two U.S. based companies.

Mark Davis / Director

Mark Davis serves as an Independent Director of the company and brings more than 30 years of experience in the chemical industry. Mark was the founder and long tenured CEO of Chemtrade Logistics, a publicly listed, multi-billion-dollar, international chemical company with more than 60 manufacturing operations and 1,400 people. Prior to that, Mark was President of a 400-person Environmental Services Company that provided outsourced environmental services and  turnkey environmental solutions using proprietary technologies.

 

Mr. Davis' experience includes managing, growing and building companies. Mark’s experience also includes accessing the debt and capital markets and extensive Board service. Before moving into the specialty and commodity chemicals and environmental services industries, Mark practiced tax law at one of Canada’s preeminent law firms in Toronto. Mark obtained his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Bar in 1984.