Advisory Board

North American Helium benefits from the support and guidance of a Board of Directors and Advisory Board that combines deep experience in the oil and gas business, the industrial gas and helium business and also major public and private equity firms.

Glenn Fischer, MBA

Previously the President and COO of Airgas, Mr. Fischer has 25 years of experience in the industrial gas business.  Prior to that he served as President of BOC Gases, North America. After leaving Airgas, Mr. Fischer was an operating partner at AEA Investors, stepping in to serve as the interim CEO for four different portfolio companies owned by that firm.

Phil Kornbluth, MBA

President of Kornbluth Helium Consulting, Mr. Kornbluth has 34 years of experience in the helium business. He previously served as EVP of the International & Helium division of Matheson TNSC and as VP of Global Helium at the BOC Group. Mr. Kornbluth also serves as a consultant to North American Helium.

W.G. “Bill” Young, P.Geol, MBA

Mr. Young has 40 years of technical and management experience in the Canadian and US oil industry, including at Texaco and Dome Petroleum. He was one of the initial team members of Renegade Oil and Gas and a founder of Renegade Petroleum, successfully managing major exploration programs at both companies.