Management

Cielo’s management team are motivated by the opportunity to generate a greener energy supply that improves the sustainability of our planet while striving to generate meaningful returns for our shareholders.”

Gregg GegundeChief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer

Gregg Gegunde

Gregg Gegunde has over 27 years of experience in the energy sector with diverse executive and technical leadership skills. Mr. Gegunde has extensive experience in production operations, asset development, asset management, process, joint ventures, environmental, and health & safety. He has recently retired as SVP of Exploitation, Production, and Delivery at Penn West Petroleum. Mr. Gegunde holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
Chief Financial Officer

Anna Cheong

A Chartered Professional Accountant with over 15 years of financial experience and leadership in the energy industry, Ms. Cheong has been with Cielo since August 2021 and holds extensive knowledge of all financial aspects of the business.  Prior to joining Cielo, Ms. Cheong held a number of senior financial and accounting positions at junior and intermediate energy companies.
Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

Chris Sabat

With recognition that shareholder returns are maximized through enhanced corporate structure, transparent processes, and by ensuring efficient operational support, Mr. Chris Sabat, was appointed as the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Sabat oversees and manages all matters related to corporate services including Health, Safety and Environment, Human Resources, Vendor Management, Information Technology and Joint Arrangements.
Board of Directors

Board Chair

Larry Schafran

Larry Schafran is a private investor with interests in “disruptive” technologies. He recently co-founded a new oil/gas recovery company, Legacy Oil, Inc. Thereafter Mr. Schafran served as a Director and Member of the Strategic Planning and Finance Committee at COMSAT Corporation, where he promoted the merger of COMSAT into Lockheed Martin. Mr. Schafran has served as director and chair on numerous boards.
Director

Sheila A. Leggett

Sheila A. Leggett currently serves on the advisory board for Nutana Power and chairs the technical committee responsible for the International Standards Organization (ISO) environmental management systems standards (14000 series). Ms. Leggett is a strategic leader, has extensive expertise as it concerns corporate governance, and a background in sustainable resource development.
Director

Jasdeep K. Dhaliwal

Jasdeep K. Dhaliwal is a Chartered Professional Accountant with extensive experience in risk management, financial reporting process and internal controls, along with governance and strategic guidance. Ms. Dhaliwal has previously worked with large public entities listed on North American markets.
Director

Peter MacKay

The Honorable Peter MacKay will be providing strategic advice and invaluable guidance on government and public services, industry practice, infrastructure, and economic development. Mr. MacKay will be representing the company as a catalyst to Cielo’s growth.
Director

Ryan Jackson

Ryan Jackson is a seasoned executive with extensive experience in real estate, finance, franchise businesses, and green technology. Mr. Jackson is a spirited entrepreneur with great vision and insight and has extensive board experience. Mr. Jackson will deliver that experience and governance to the Cielo Board.
Don Allan
Director

Don Allan

Don Allan has more than 30+ years of executive leadership experience, including experience in debt and equity capital markets, strategy and planning, risk management and investor relations. Mr. Allan has an extensive background in business development, marketing and project development.