Phillip Abraham has been with Gran Tierra in a variety of roles since January 2016 and, in addition to his current role as Vice President, Legal and Business Development, is also Gran Tierra’s Corporate Secretary. He is a lawyer with over 25 years of corporate and legal experience. His legal experience includes positions at prominent law firms and is broadly based with a focus on international oil and gas law. Mr. Abraham’s corporate experience extends to a variety of leadership positions with Cenovus Energy, Encana Corporation and Nexen Inc. His experience in oil and gas includes onshore and offshore projects around the world in Canada, Latin America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Mr. Abraham is a member of Law Society of Alberta, holds both a B.A. and an LL.M. from the University of Calgary and a LL.B. from the University of Victoria, and was first called to the bar in British Columbia in 1997. He is credited as the author of various publications and has presented in numerous professional forums.