Executive Management

Steven Winkler President/Director

Steven is currently the president and a director of Quantum Downhole Systems based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  He has 18 years of experience in the Canadian and International Oil & Gas industry.  Steven has focused his career on applying “out of the box” thinking when it comes to development, application and deployment of new technologies.  These technologies have impacted many segments of our business: cold heavy oil, tight deep gas and conventional oil.  Prior to founding Quantum, Steven worked for Source Energy and OTATCO/Integrated Production Services.

David McKenzie Director

David is a partner with the Calgary business law firm ProVenture Law LLP.  David articled and commenced practice with a major national law firm in Calgary, then joined the Department of Foreign Affairs, serving in the Trade Law Division in Ottawa and in the commercial section of the Canadian Embassy in Venezuela.  David presently carries on a business law practice, including public and private corporate finance, exempt market offerings, bank financings, business and asset acquisitions, commercial transactions, secured lending and foreclosures.  David holds a Bachelor of Administration from the University of Regina and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Saskatchewan.  David is presently a Vice-President and Director of the Calgary Children’s Cottage Society, a Past President of the Calgary Multicultural Centre, a Past Member of the United Way Cabinet and a Past Instructor for the Alberta Bar Admission Course.  David coaches his son in youth hockey and is an avid fan of his daughter’s soccer team.

Kelly Falk, P.Eng Director

With 23 years experience in the oil and gas business, Mr. Falk is the President, CEO and founder of Source Rock Energy Partners Inc.  As well he is the CEO and one of the founders of Quantum Downhole Systems Ltd.  Source Rock Energy is focused on the development and deployment of jet pump artificial lift systems and technology.

Previously, Mr. Falk had been with BJ Services Company for 17 years with assignments in Canada, South America and the US.  Of these, his most recent position was the US & Mexico Sales and Engineering Manager for BJ Service’s Coiled Tubing division.

Focusing on technology and business development, Mr. Falk has been involved in various aspects of the oil and gas industry, including coiled tubing services, underbalanced drilling and artificial lift systems.

Stewart D. Gossen, BA, MBA Director

Stewart Gossen has 40 years of experience working in the upstream and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry.  He has held senior executive positions at Home Oil Company Limited and Enbridge Inc.  Stewart’s skill set includes financial management, strategic planning, and international operations.  He has resided and worked in Canada, Australia and South America.  Stewart has been a director of numerous private and public companies and charitable organizations.  He is currently a director of Source Rock Energy Partners Inc., Quantum Downhole Systems Inc., Secura Care Homes Inc., Capstar Investments Inc., the Heritage Park Foundation, and the Children’s Cottage Society.