Tom is the vice-president of Sayer Energy Advisors. Tom joined Sayer in 1999 as a financial analyst; he was named an associate in 2003 and was promoted to vice-president in 2005. Tom is integral to Sayer’s corporate advisory and marketing assignments because of his financial background and expertise. He has been involved in over $5 billion worth of oil and natural gas merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. He also provides analysis on Sayer’s four oil industry publications, ensuring that he is up to date on M&A and financing trends in the Canadian oil and natural gas industry. Tom also authors a few articles each year for the Daily Oil Bulletin, focusing on current trends in Canadian oil and natural gas M&A activity. He has been interviewed a number of times in both local and national newspapers and on television, most notably on the Business News Network and the CBC. Tom previously worked at Alberta Energy Company Ltd. in its internal audit division. In addition to his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary (1998), Tom is also a CFA Charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.