Brian D. Korney
Caspian International Petroleum Company
Mr. Korney graduated from the University of Alberta in 1976 with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, majoring in Finance and Accounting and becoming a Chartered Accountant in 1978. In 1976, he joined the firm of Arthur Andersen & Co. In 1981, Mr. Korney joined the Robert W. Lamond Group as Controller/Treasurer with a wide range of responsibilities, including banking, insurance management, financing, administration of the accounting department and reporting to various regulatory authorities. From 1983 to 1988, Mr. Korney held the position of Controller with Sea Hawk Resources Ltd. and Mission Resources Limited. Mr. Korney joined Grad & Walker Resources ltd. in 1988 becoming Vice-President, Finance and Corporate Secretary, playing a significant role in its initial public offering. In September, 1994, Mr. Korney joined Electra Energy Corporation as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer where he remained until the inception of BriAlto Energy Corporation in 1996. BriAlto executed a reverse takeover on Highland Energy Ltd., which became Highland Energy Inc. and was merged into Ketch Energy Ltd., in May, 2000. During November 2000, he co-founded Innova Exploration Ltd. and remained there until August 2004. Brian was appointed CFO of Caspian Energy Inc. on November 1, 2004. In aggregate, Mr. Korney has 28 years' experience in many facets of the energy industry.