Validere Adds Senior Energy Industry Expertise

Validere seeks to digitally transform the energy supply chain to be more commercially and environmentally efficient. Our data analytics platform enables oil and gas companies to fully understand the value of the hybrid molecule so they’re informed on what it’s worth and where it should go.









The value engine we provide to customers is built on three key components:

  1. The Data: we have the most complete product quality and industry data set
  2. The Tech: we’ve built a cloud platform that is powered by proprietary algorithms developed to address energy-specific problems and use cases
  3. The Experts: our team is a unique combination of expertise across the physical sciences, data sciences, and energy industry

To further our expertise, we continuously source the best talent and are pleased to announce the addition of three energy industry senior leaders to our team: 

Bob Pritchard has joined the company as an Advisor. In addition to his recent role as President of Wolf Midstream, Bob brings over 40 years of industry experience through his leadership positions in Mistral Energy Inc, Taylor NGL Limited Partnership, and Solex Energy Inc. Bob will be focused on supporting the Validere team with technical and market insights after a lifetime of providing complex solutions to energy clients. The data Validere provides to the industry continues to be used for decisions across the organization, and advisors are critical in supporting this.

Tamar Epstein joins the Validere senior leadership team as General Counsel.  In addition to her legal responsibilities, she also provides guidance on ESG and operations initiatives and brings a strategic lens from her hands-on experience that focuses on guidance in a business framework. Tamar has 20 years of industry experience through positions at producers such as Cenovus, Encana, and IPC Canada, and is an active industry representative, currently sitting on the board of the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada. As an ESG practitioner, Tamar is passionate about advancing innovation to help the industry meet sustainability goals.

As part of our recently announced acquisition of Phoenix Energy, Dave Maffitt joins the Validere senior leadership team as General Manager, Phoenix Energy Commercial Services, a Validere company.  Dave brings more than 40 years of industry expertise in gas marketing and transportation, crude oil marketing, risk management, and midstream advisory services.  Dave founded Phoenix Energy in 1990.