Vladimir Podlipskiy, PhD

Interim Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mr. Podlipskiy has extensive experiences as a researcher in many senior science disciplines, involved in oil extraction technologies, car care, household consumer and cosmetic products and research into mould remediation products, all with a focus on the utilization of benign solvents/solutions. Previously, he held research appointments in new product development for EMD Biosciences, Inc., (Merck KgaA, Darnstadt, Germany), and worked as Chief Chemist in Research & Development for Nanotech, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, and as Chief Chemist for Premier Chemical, Compton, CA. He is a former Premier Chemical Scientist at UCLA's Department of Chemistry. Mr. Podlipskiy owns patents for innovative fuel additives and car care products and has authored several papers involving fuel re-formulator products and mould remediation. He is currently involved in research and development of new petroleum industry products, systems and technologies.

Mr. Podlipskiy is the principal research scientist responsible for the development of Petroteq Energy Inc.'s technologies used in its various oil extraction programs in Utah, and has recently finalized all fabrication/assembly details for the company's first oil sands extraction plant to be installed at Asphalt Ridge, Utah. He has worked extensively with a variety of suppliers from the U.S. and Eastern Europe in the planning and design stages of the extraction unit's systems. He holds a PhD Degree in Bio-Organic Chemistry from the Institute of Bio-Organic Chemistry & Petroleum Chemistry, Kiev, Ukraine, and a Degree in MS-Organic Chemistry from the Department of Chemistry, Kiev State University, Kiev, Ukraine.

Donald Clark, Ph.D.

Chief Geologist

Donald Clark utilizes his knowledge of geological resource assessments to assist Petroteq in its oil sands leases and future resource property acquisitions. He also provides counsel on reviewing hydrocarbon reserves and resource reports, feasibility studies and NI 43-101 reports. Dr. Clark develops financial models and analyzes commodity price fluctuations, as well as operational and transportation costs of oil and natural gas leases.

Dr. Clark has extensive experience in the geological sciences which includes teaching both graduate and undergraduate courses in geology; consulting; publishing and research. Dr. Clark has made many professional conference presentations to a wide variety of organizations including the Geological Society of America, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the Geological Society of London. He is recognized among his peers for authoring or co-authoring a variety of resource topics in many professional publications, including "Hydrocarbon Potential of the Mesozoic Carbonates of the Bahamas," and "Searching for Natural Gas in the Beekmantown Group Carbonates of Eastern New York State." Dr. Clark holds a Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Science (City University of New York), a Master of Arts in Environmental Science (City University of New York College of Staten Island) and A Bachelor of Science in Geology (State University of New York at Brockport).

Dr. Clark is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM).

Michael Hopkinson

Chief Financial Officer, Director

Michael is a US licensed CPA in the state of New Hampshire. Michael has over 25 years of US tax and public company experience. Having spent over 11 years working primarily for the accounting industry’s Big 4, his experience has been extensive in the cannabis, mining, pharmaceutical and real estate business sectors. Having served as CFO or director on numerous pubic companies he has comprehensive experience in the following areas:

- US-Canada Cross-Border tax and repatriation planning;
- Financial Statement Reporting -Quarterly & Annual;
- Capital Financing Activities;

A native of Edmonton, Alberta, Michael has been resident in Vancouver, BC Canada for the past 22 years. He played a short professional tennis career after playing for the University of Kentucky Wildcats, graduating in 1995.