Anthony Leslie Rowland "Tony" Buckingham is a oil industry executive with a significant share holding in Heritage Oil Corporation. Heritage is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange since 1999. Recently Heritage listed on the London Stock Exchange. Mr Buckingham's direct and indirect share holding is estimated to represent 33% of Heritage. This share was reduced in November 2007 via a share placement made through JP Morgan and Canaccord.
Mr Buckingham is a former partner of the mercenary provider or private military companyExecutive Outcomes. He has had no involvement with such organizations since 1999 and has focused his time on running Heritage.
Tony Buckingham, the current CEO and major shareholder of Heritage, has led the company through major exploration finds, including the hydrocarbon system in Lake Albert, Uganda and the M’Boundi oilfield in the Republic of Congo. This positive track record should continue as a result of the recently awarded licenses in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and Mali.
Tony Buckingham is an avid and accomplished sailor, competing on behalf of Great Britain on many occasions. He has won many trophies at prestigious regattas including Cowes Week and notably won the prestigious Commodores’ Cup in 2000.