Meet the team at Imperial Helium.


David Johnson, Ph.D., P.Geol. Copy

CEO, Director

Dr. Johnson has more than 35 years of global, Canadian frontier, and Western Canadian exploration and production experience. Previously, Dr. Johnson worked for Shell Canada, Exxon Mobil, Husky Energy, Kuwait Oil Company, KUFPEC, and a public international start-up, which he founded.

Dr. Johnson has extensive business development, operations, geoscience research, and technical E&P experience covering 40+ petroleum provinces, with discoveries in Alberta, Saskatchewan,the Canadian Frontiers and the South China Sea.  He currently serves as a Director for the Canadian Global Exploration Forum (CGEF), and a Councilor for the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

David Robinson, CPA, CA


Mr. Robinson has over 10 years of accounting and capital markets experience. He has provided audit, tax and consulting services to private and public companies for a number of years at MNP LLP before moving to the Telus Pension Fund as a senior analyst, where he gained significant exposure to equity portfolio management and commercial lending. Mr. Robinson is currently the group CFO and a partner in Cronin Group, a natural resource focused merchant bank based in Vancouver, British Columbia.


Brad Hayes, Ph.D, P.Geol.


Dr. Hayes is President of Petrel Robertson Consulting Ltd., a geoscience consulting firm engaged by industry, government, and legal and financial organizations. He joined PRCL in 1996 after 15 years of exploration experience in operating companies, including Shell Canada and Canadian Hunter. Dr. Hayes has a high level of geoscience expertise in unconventional hydrocarbons, including oil sands, tight reservoirs, and shale plays in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin and internationally. He is an active member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) and served as its President in 2001.  He currently serves as a Board member for the Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources (CSUR) and recently completed his second three-year term as a Councillor for the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Alberta.

Kyler Hardy


Mr. Hardy has over 15 years of experience in the global resource sector where he has operated, advised and brought venture capital, private equity and strategic partners to the table. Mr. Hardy has founded and sold several resource focused businesses from services to extraction and development. Mr.Hardy is currently the CEO of Cronin Group, director of Hexa Resources, CEO of Linceo Media Group and director of Monterey Minerals among other private and public companies.


Imperial Helium Corp.

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Vancouver, BC

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