Dr. Sotiris Kapotas, President & CEO: Dr. Kapotas is the founder of Stream and has been the key player in its growth bringing more than 20 years experience in the petroleum industry. He has been an executive with TOTAL, most recently as New Ventures and Exploration Manager in Libya. Dr. Kapotas holds a Ph.D. in Geophysics from the University of Alberta, Canada, where he specialized in heavy oil applications.
Mr. Fatbardh Ademi, Deputy General Director of Albania: Mr. Ademi was the Director of the Petroleum Division of AKBN, the Albanian National Agency for Natural Resources and brings over 30 years of experience and expertise with local and western technology and business practices. He has degrees in oil and gas reservoir processing and law.
Mr. Mike Berezowski, COO: Mr. Berezowski, a professional engineer, has over 20 years of local and international heavy oil, oil sands and gas experience (5+ years in Albania). His prior engagements included acting VP Strategy and Growth Projects for Bankers Petroleum and project and operations management with owner and service groups including Suncor, Shell, Syncrude, Bantrel, Bechtel, AMEC, SNC.
Mr. James Hodgson, CFO, Director: Mr. Hodgson, a Partner of Al Riyal Energy, has over 30 years of oil and gas experience with extensive expertise in strategy, financial management, petroleum marketing and business planning. Until recently he was the CEO of United Oil Projects in Kuwait. Mr. Hodgson has held senior management and executive positions with Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company, Qatar Petroleum, PanCanadian Petroleum (Encana) and Esso (Exxon) Canada. Mr. Hodgson received his MBA (Finance) from the University of Toronto and has a M.Sc. (Finance) from the University of Leicester in England. He has completed the academic requirements of the Certified Management Accountant accreditation and is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Mr. Terry Horkoff, VP, Development: Mr. Horkoff is a professional engineer with over 40 years of oil and gas experience. Mr. Horkoff has been an independent senior oil and gas consultant and an independent businessman since 1995. Prior to 1995, Mr. Horkoff was a VP with Gulf Canada.
Mr. Arian Tartari, Vice President, Albania: Mr. Tartari, is a graduate of Economics from the University of Tirana and brings experience from the Albanian business sector where he has successfully run several private companies over the last 10 years.