Dr. Douglas Ellenor
Chair, Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC) Board of Directors
Dr. Douglas Ellenor is Chairman of the Board at Christian Children’s Fund of Canada. Dr. Ellenor has some 39 years experience in the petroleum exploration and production industry, having spent 25 of those on international assignments with the Royal/Dutch Shell Group in Australasia, Europe and North and South America.
He left Royal Dutch Shell in 1996, after spending 4 years as CEO of the Shell Companies of Colombia to become CEO of the Colombian exploration and production company, Hocol SA, a position he held until 1998.
Following a posting as Business Development Director in London with Nimir Petroleum Ltd, Dr. Ellenor returned home to Canada and established an oil and gas consulting company. In 2002, he returned to Hocol SA on a temporary assignment as CEO prior to returning to his consultancy in early 2004.
Dr. Ellenor holds a PhD in geology from the University of New England, Australia. He has served on the board of directors of various junior oil companies and is currently on the board of Amerisur Resources plc and L&M Energy Ltd., companies with exploration and production activities in South America and New Zealand, respectively. He is a registered Professional Geoscientist in British Columbia and member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists.