Salida Energy's senior management and technical team bring together outstanding technical, operational and financial expertise with in-depth experience of operating both domestic and internationally.

senior management

Cameron MacDonald, Chief Executive Officer & Director

  • Previous, Founder, President  & CEO of Macam Group of Companies, founded in 2002 specializing in Merchant/Investment Banking, Research & Trading, Capital Market Consulting to +80 publicly listed TSX & TSX-V companies spanning across North America, South America, the Middle East and North Africa.
  • Previous, Director, BCT Structures – Sold in 2012 to Clean Harbors Industry Services Canada Inc.​
  • Current, Chairman i4Media Corporation, a private technology and a new-media TV production company holdings,  including Quickmobile.com and Network Media Group Inc. (TSX-V:NTE).


Rob Solinger, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

  • Over 30 years of oil & gas experience overseeing finance, treasury, accounting, tax, marketing and audit.
  • Previous, Vice President & CFO of Wilcox Energy Corp.
  • Previous, Vice President & CFO of Ironhorse Oil & Gas Inc.
  • Previous, Vice President & CFO of Defiant Resources Corp.
  • Previous, Vice President & CFO of Outlook Energy Ltd.
  • Previous, Vice President & CFO of Truax Resources Corp.
  • Previous to that held he held various position at the Alberta Securities Commission and PriceWaterhouse.


Brian Skinner, P.Geol, Vice President Exploration & Director

  • Professional geologist with over 40 years of geosciences, management and corporate experience specializing in an array of horizons throughout the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin and abroad.
  • Founder of Kacee Exploration Ltd.
  • Celtic Exploration Ltd. - Sold in 2013 to ExxonMobil $2.6B.
  • Previous, Founder, President & CEO of Tiber Exploration Corp. - Sold in 1990 to Lasmo Canada Ltd.
  • Previous, Chairman of Calgary Olympic Development Association (CODA).
  • Held various positions of increasing corporate responsibilities from small to  intermediate sized companies including Texaco Exploration, Petromer Trend Corp, Dorchester Gas Corp, AltaQuest Resources/Atlas Energy.


Dale Dickson, B.Comm., CA, Business Development & Commodity Advisor

  • ​​Over 30 years in energy risk management with of experience holding a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Chartered Accountancy designation.
  • Previous, Director and VP of Risk Management with KITIMAT LNG Inc. / GALVESTON LNG Inc.. Successfully negotiated with various First Nations Bands and strategic partners including Mitsubishi Corp, Shell USA, KO-Gas and EOG Resources Canada and Apache Corp. the development of Kitimat LNG export terminal No. 6. - Sold to EOG Resources Canada for $280M (US).
  • Previous, VP of Trading at Duke Energy North America from 1995 till 2002. Responsible for maintaining an l&o team that achieves profitability in all cash and physical business positions originating from asset positions such as natural gas storage, transportation, marketing books, and power generation and transmission books.
  • Held various positions increasing in responsibility at Deloitte Haskins and Sells, Wolfe Group of Companies and SaskEnergy Inc.

Robert Lee, Senior Field Manager

  • Over 35 years of upstream oil and gas experience in petroleum and natural gas production operations in the WCSB.
  • Previous, Team Lead of Production Operations at Sinopec Daylight Energy.
  • Held various positions of increasing field responsibility with intermediate sized companies including Poco Petroleum Ltd, Burlington Resources Ltd and ConocoPhillips