Board of Directors

Avik Dey

Mr. Dey has served on Teine's Board of Directors since January 2015 and as its Chairman since June 2015.  Mr. Dey is Managing Director, Head of Natural Resources for Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and serves as a member of the Private Investments Investment Committee and the Investment Department Decision Committee for Public Market Investments.  Prior to joining CPPIB, Mr. Dey was President & CEO of Remvest Energy Partners in Houston. Prior to that, he was a founder and Chief Financial Officer of Remora Energy, a private energy company. He has been active in the global energy sector since 1999 with roles across industry, private equity and investment banking. He has worked with a number of organizations including First Reserve, Deutsche Bank and EnCana Corporation. Mr. Dey holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Calgary.

Dennis Chorney

Mr. Chorney has served on Teine's Board of Directors since the reorganization of its predecessor in 2010, and had served as a director of the predecessor since 2005.  He brings over 40 years of experience in the petroleum industry and has served on numerous oil and gas public company and energy trust boards. These companies include Daylight Energy Ltd. (2006-2011); TUSK Energy Corporation (2005-2009); Norquay Capital Ltd. (now Xtreme Coil Drilling Corp.) (2005-2006); Tiger-Cat Energy Ltd. / RMS Systems Inc. (2005-2008); Sequoia Oil & Gas Ltd. (2005-2006); Argo Energy Ltd. (2002-2005); and Argonauts Group Ltd. (1998-2002). Mr. Chorney served as Director of Production and Drilling and Project Director for Anglo Albanian Petroleum Ltd. (a private international oil and gas company) from June 1998 to July 2000.  Prior thereto, he was Vice President and General Manager of Heavy Oil Operations, PanCanadian Petroleum Ltd. Mr. Chorney is a professional engineer and an independent businessman.

David Chambers

Mr. Chambers has served on Teine's Board of Directors since June 2015 and is a Principal with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board ("CPPIB") in the Natural Resources group. His investments at CPPIB also include: Black Swan Energy, AWAS and Wilton Re. Prior to joining CPPIB in 2010, Mr. Chambers worked in the Financial Restructuring Group at global investment bank, Houlihan Lokey, Inc. He holds an HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

Jason Denney

Mr. Denney is the President and CEO of Teine and has served on Teine’s Board since May, 2015.  Mr. Denney is a Professional Engineer with over 20 years of industry experience in both onshore and offshore resource development. He started his oil and gas career working for Murphy Oil based in Lloydminster. Subsequently, he joined Encana holding various senior engineering, operational and management positions. Mr. Denney is a founding member of Teine and was most recently Teine’s Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Denney holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Calgary, is a member of APEGA and the Institute of Corporate Directors. 

Jim Howe

Mr. Howe has served on Teine's Board of Directors since the reorganization of its predecessor in 2010, and had served as a director of the predecessor since 2005. He brings over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, and currently is President of Bragg Creek Financial Consultants Ltd., a private financial consulting corporation. Mr. Howe has been a director and/or Chief Financial Officer for several public and private energy companies during his career, and currently serves on the boards of the following public companies: Ensign Energy Services Inc., Pason Systems Inc., and Bengal Energy Inc. Mr. Howe is a Chartered Accountant and an independent businessman.

Nicholas Zelenczuk

Mr. Zelenczuk has served on Teine's Board of Directors since 2012 and has been the Senior Managing Director and Chief Operations Officer for Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) since 2009.  In this role he is responsible for CPPIB's operations, technology enterprise risk management and planning functions. He also has oversight for the Talent Management and Public Affairs & Communications functions at CPPIB.

Mr. Zelenczuk has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry and prior to joining CPPIB was the Senior Vice-President, Audit and Risk Management for BCE Inc. Earlier in his career, he served as President and CEO of Deutsche Bank Canada and has held a variety of senior financial positions at CIBC Wood Gundy and at Citibank Canada. In addition to Teine, Mr. Zelenczuk also serves on the boards of Wilton Re Ltd. and Trillium Health Partners, where he was most recently Treasurer and Chair of the Finance and Audit Committees. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants.