John Geddes began working with the firm in 1998 to establish SCF Partners, Inc. in Canada and help identify investment opportunities in this rapidly emerging oil and gas market place. SCF has developed and built several industry leading service companies in Canada, including Computalog, Trace, PTI, Enserco, IPS, Transco, NuFlo, Flint, Rockwater, and more recently Site, WTS and Variperm. SCF, and Mr. Geddes work closely with management partners to identify, build and create growth and value through internal initiatives, and acquisition opportunities. John serves on the Boards of the companies, and in several cases, is the Chairman. As a Partner at SCF, John continues to coach and mentor management and staff on strategic initiatives, and growth and value-creation plans.
John started his career in various engineering capacities with Imperial Oil Ltd, and then on to management positions with Reda Pump Ltd. John was first introduced to SCF in 1989, where he experienced SCF’s value creation influences first hand as an owner of Wheatley Corporation. During his time with Wheatley, the company acquired 5 companies, and completed an IPO on the NYSE. Wheatley was eventually sold to Dresser Industries Inc. in 1994. At Dresser, John was Group President of several oilfield companies with operations worldwide.
John enjoys all sports, traveling and spending time with his family.