Reg Manhas has over 25 years of experience in the international oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Kosmos in 2012, Reg spent more than 15 years at Calgary-based Talisman Energy, including serving as Vice President Corporate Affairs, where he established and built the company’s corporate affairs function and was responsible for above ground risk management across Talisman’s global operations, including Africa, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and the Americas. Prior to establishing the corporate affairs function, Reg was an attorney with Talisman as well as with the law firm McCarthy Tetrault. Earlier in his career, Reg worked as an engineer in the upstream oil industry with Petro-Canada. He earned both his law degree and his chemical engineering degree from the University of British Columbia. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Alberta and the International Bar Association. Reg was appointed in 2012 by the Government of Canada to the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of Nature, and also serves on the Board of Directors of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth.