Jack W. Hanks
CEO & Director MMEX / CEO Maple Resources Corp / Director Maple Gas Corporation del Peru
Founder and Former Executive Chairman of Maple Energy plc Board
Jack founded Maple Resources Corporation with its principal location in Dallas, Texas in 1986 to invest in O&G related assets in the US. In 1992, Jack sold substantially all of its existing US-based assets and began to pursue energy projects on an international basis, including O&G opportunities and electric power projects in Peru. Jack serves as CEO and Chairman of Maple Resources Corporation, the privately owned company located in Austin and Dallas, Texas USA. He also serves as Director of Maple Gas Corporation del Peru. Jack graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas (1971) and a degree in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Texas( 1968). Jack is a U.S. Citizen, and resides in Austin and Dallas, Texas.
MMEX Project Manager
Mr. Hernandez is responsible for project management for Maple. He supervised the design and construction of Maple’s Peru Aguaytia gas & power related facilities including gas gathering, processing, fractionation, NGL pipeline and gas transmission and the 175 megawatt gas turbine power plant. His previous experience includes a Project Manager for Freese and Nichols, a Senior Facilities Engineer for Crosstex Energy and a Senior Engineer for South Cross Energy. Mr. Hernandez graduated with a BSCE degree from New Mexico State University and a Master Degree in Engineering from Texas A&M University.
Edgardo Castro Ojeda
Former Chief Geologist Maple Energy
Mr. Castro joined Maple Energy in 1992 to head up the oil and gas exploration and development efforts of Maple in Peru. Mr. Castro is a Petroleum geologist with a career in international petroleum. He has five decades of experience, evaluating and drilling gas prospects, in the U.S., Africa, Middle East and Latin America, mainly in Peru. Mr. Castro graduated as a Geologist and Geological engineer from the University of San Agustin in Arequipa Peru and with a master in Geology from the University of Laramie, Wyoming, U.S.A. Mr Castro was the chief geologist for International Petroleum Co. in Talara, Peru, and prior to that was head of the Geology Dept of Perupetro. Edgardo is a Peruvian and U.S. citizen and resides in Houston, Texas.
Juan Jose Munar
General Manager and Director Project Development
Currently, Partner Munar & Munar
Mr. Munar has over 17 years of experience working on the energy and oil and gas industry. He started working for Maple in 1995 and resigned on 1998 when he went to work for Honolulu Cofee Company in Hawaii, USA, where he served as a General Manager until 2001, when he returned to Peru and joined Maple again holding various positions. He was appointed Legal Manager for Maple Etanol S.R.l. from 2007 to 2014. Mr. Munar holds a Law Degree from Universidad San Martin (Lima, Peru) and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from INCAE Business School (Costa Rica) and from Universidad Adolfo Ibañez (Chile). Juan Jose is a Peruvian citizen residing in Lima, Peru.
Consultant-Accounting and Finance
Mr. Gauger’s professional experience includes over twenty-five years in executive financial management and consultant positions and experience in three offices of Deloitte & Touche, including nine years as an accounting and auditing partner. Mr. Gauger is experienced in a variety of industries, including mining, high technology, and internet. His specialties include: SEC accounting and reporting, internal accounting controls, compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and general business consulting. Mr. Gauger graduated with honors from Brigham Young University with a degree in accounting. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Utah and Nevada and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants.
Ms. Hanks joined MMEX Resources in 2016 and is responsible for investor relations and public relations. She is a former collegiate soccer player and holds an International Business and Economics degree from the University of Denver.