Gabriel leads Equus Energy Advisors Inc., a consulting practice based in Calgary, and he is president of the oil company United Hydrocarbon International Corp. The executive is an active volunteer and has previously held Board positions at Habitat for Humanity and The Order of Good Cheer, among others. Gabriel holds a bachelor of commerce and master of economics degree from the University of Calgary. He is also a chartered financial analyst and a chartered professional accountant. Gabriel credits his parents for paving the way to his success. They embodied the strength of the human spirit, the power of prayer and persevered through many challenges while never forgetting to live, laugh and hug.