Philip C. Swift
PHILIP C. SWIFT, MBA, B.Sc.
Mr. Philip C. Swift is an Independent Director of the Board of Beringer Energy Inc., is Chairman of Beringer Energy Inc's Audit Committee and a member of the Human Resources & Compensation Committee.
A founder of ARC Financial Corporation in 1989, Mr. Swift held senior management positions in the company including President and CEO before assuming his current role of Co-Chairman.
provides leadership support for ARC
with a focus on strategy, corporate development and investment decision-making.
He originated the ARC Group's private equity investing activities in 1990 and is a member of ARC Financial's Investment Committee and Board of Directors.
is a recognized leading oil and gas investment expert in Canada and has extensive equity investment, corporate advisory and direct investment management experience.
Prior to 1989, Mr. Swift was an oil and gas securities analyst and a vice-president and director of Nesbitt Burns.
Mr. Swift holds a Bachelor of Science (Math) degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of British Columbia.
Mr. Swift has served on the board of directors of approximately 16 corporations.
He is past president for Alberta, and past international director, of the North American Society for Corporate Planning.
He is a past member of the advisory board of the University of British Columbia Business Faculty.
is a recipient of the Warren Bennis Award for Leadership Excellence as well as the Pinnacle Award for achievement in entrepreneurship.
Phil has been active in the community and has served on a number of community organization and foundation boards.
He is a co-founder and Chairman of the Institute of Social Innovation and Sustainability (ISIS) at UBC Sauder School of Business.
He is a Past-Chairman of the Canadian Institute of Natural and Integrative Medicine.
has been increasingly involved in philanthropic projects overseas through the Swift Family Foundation