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Ian D. Anderson
Ian Anderson has served as President of Kinder Morgan Canada since December 2005. In this role, he provides executive leadership to Kinder Morgan’s Canadian operations, growth pursuits and corporate social responsibility initiatives.
Mr. Anderson is a board member of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA). In this capacity, and in his previous role as Board Chair, he has worked tirelessly to broaden the voice of the pipeline industry in Canada, and to ensure the voices of all providers - small and large - are being heard. He is also a member of the Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL) and was recently appointed to the Board of Governors of the Business Council of British Columbia (BCBC).
Bonnie Andriachuk, LLB
Bonnie Andriachuk is the Senior Director, Risk, Compliance & Integrated Management with Enbridge Pipelines Inc. Bonnie has had a variety of legal and business roles over the past twenty years, mainly relating to oil, gas and electricity industries in North America. While much of her legal career has focused on energy regulatory matters, over the past few years her focus has been on compliance and ethics management, risk management and governance functions with an emphasis on integration and refinement to management systems.
Iain Colquhoun Ph.D, P.Eng
Iain holds degrees in mechanical and structural engineering from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland. He brings over forty year of experience in pipeline, mechanical, and structural engineering to the NEB where he has been Chief Engineer since September 2010. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientist of Albert and the American Society of Mechanical Engineer. Iain’s area of specialty in last 20 years has been the development of risk-based pipeline integrity management programs.
Greg Ebel is president and chief executive officer of Spectra Energy Corp, a member of the company's board of directors and a board member of DCP Midstream.
He previously served as chief financial officer of the company and as president of Union Gas. Earlier in his career, Ebel held key roles with the World Bank Group and the government of Canada.
He received a bachelor of arts degree from York University, Toronto, Ontario and is a graduate of the advanced management program at the Harvard Business School. He serves on the board of directors of The Mosaic Company.
Mark Fleming Ph.D
Mark is the CN Professor of Safety Culture and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Saint Mary's University. Mark is an applied psychologist with 20 years of experience in industrial health and safety management in high hazard industries including the offshore oil and gas, nuclear power, petrochemical, power generation and construction.
Mark’s research includes safety culture, safety motivation, safety leadership and rail safety. He advises many Canadian and international organisations (e.g. International Atomic Energy Agency) on safety culture. He is dedicated to developing practical and valid tools to assist organisations to prevent harm.
Russ Girling has been leading TransCanada towards its vision of being North America’s leading energy infrastructure company as President and CEO since July 2010. He joined the company in 1994 and since then has gained valuable experience first in TransCanada’s power business, then as chief financial officer. He was also president of the company’s pipelines business and appointed chief operating officer. Prior to joining TransCanada, Mr. Girling held several marketing and management positions at Suncor Inc., Northridge Petroleum Marketing and Dome Petroleum. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and an MBA in Finance from the University of Calgary.
Deborah Grubbe, PE, CEng. is a Principal Consultant with DuPont Sustainable Solutions, and works with DuPont’s clients to improve their operational excellence. She is the former Vice President of Group Safety for BP plc, which had its two safest years ever during her tenure. Deborah retired from DuPont after three decades, achieving a top 100 position in safety, operations and engineering. She is a former member of the NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, was a consultant on safety culture to the Columbia Shuttle Accident Board. She is an Emeritus Member of the Centre for Chemical Process Safety, and has authored a PSM textbook.
Joe Hincke enrolled in the Canadian Forces in 1973 and flew Sea King Helicopters, accumulating over 3000 hours on type. He commanded a squadron and 12 Wing Shearwater. Mr. Hincke has occupied numerous staff posts, including Assistant Chief of the Air Force. Prior to his retirement in 2010, he was senior military advisor at the Canadian Mission in the United Kingdom. Before joining the TSB, Mr. Hincke was the Professional Integrity Officer at the RCMP.
Richard Jensen, Executive Vice President, Operations
Rick is responsible for overseeing all Crude Oil and Liquefied Petroleum Gases (LPG) operations, including engineering, environment, health and safety, land and regulatory activities.
Rick brings over 27 years of senior executive experience in global projects and operations across the oil and gas, chemical, and upstream and midstream sectors. Prior to Plains, Rick worked with Nexen Petroleum for over 22 years, where he served in various leadership capacities, most recently as Vice President, Middle East, South America and Africa. Rick has also worked in executive leadership roles at Canadian Occidental Petroleum and Canadian Nexen Chemicals.
Terrance Kutryk is President and Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Pipeline.
Prior to joining Alliance, Terrance served as Senior Vice President, Midstream & Refined Products at Husky Oil Operations Limited and also held the position of Chairman of the Board for Sultran Ltd. and Pacific Coast Terminals Company Ltd.
Terrance is on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) and is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Petroleum Society of Canada, Canada Heavy Oil Association, CFA Institute and the Calgary Society of Financial Analysts. He holds MBA, CFA, BComm, and CPLM designations.
Bob is Vice president Responsible Care with the Chemistry industry Association of Canada. Developed in Canada in 1985 at a time the chemistry industry’s social licence to operate was in serious question, Responsible Care is now practiced in 62 countries around the world. A true Canadian success story.
Bob holds an Engineering Degree from Queen’s University, and completed a Masters in Public Policy at Carleton University. He has worked in Ontario’s nuclear power sector, and spent 15 years as a consultant on environment and sustainability issues within many industrial sectors, including forest products, electricity generation, cement, mining and energy.
Al Monaco was appointed President and Director of Enbridge Inc. February 27, 2012. On October 1, 2012, he became President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to his current appointment, since 2006 he held the following positions: President, Gas Pipelines, Green Energy and International; Exec. VP, Major Projects & Green Energy; and President, Enbridge Gas Distribution. Al earned a MBA (Finance) from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary. He holds a CMA designation and is a member of the Society of Management Accountants of Alberta. Al completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard in 2010. Al is a member of the University of Calgary Board of Governors’ Investment Committee, the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine Dean’s Advisory Board, a Director of the C.D. Howe Institute, and a Director of API.
Ken Paulson is the Chief Operating Officer with the BC Oil and Gas Commission and prior to that was the Chief Engineer until October 2011 when he assumed his current position.
Mr. Paulson has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas sector, the last 13 of which have been in varied regulatory roles within the National Energy Board and the Commission. As a professional engineer, Mr. Paulson is a staunch supporter of the development of standards which can provide a rational basis for technical and safety regulations governing oil and gas activities within Canada and globally.
Tom is a Professional Engineer with the Energy Resources Conservation Board of Alberta for more than 28 years. Currently he is the Senior Advisor on Pipelines. Before joining the ERCB he worked with a pipeline company and a consulting firm. Tom has been active with the development of the Canadian pipeline standards for over 25 years. He is a past-chair of the Technical Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry Pipeline Systems and Materials which is responsible for the CSA Z662 standard on Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems. In 2011 Tom received the CSA Award of Merit in recognition for his contribution to the standards development.
Richard is the Manager of Process Integrity team at Suncor Energy and is Past-Chair of the Process Safety Management (PSM) Division of the Canadian Society of Chemical Engineers. After graduating with a Master’s of Science and Engineering degree from Queen’s University, Richard started his career in the area of Advanced Process Controls and Process Engineering. In 2005, he started working on some of the technical aspects of PSM. Richard now leads a team of subject matter experts that continuously improve standards, and measure the implementation and performance of Process Safety across all Suncor facilities.
Ian S. Sutton
Mr. Sutton is a chemical engineer who works in the areas of process risk and safety management. His project work covers pipelines, offshore oil and gas, chemicals and refineries.
He has been heavily involved in the development of new offshore safety regulations following the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe. He is also the author of many books, ebooks, papers and articles to do with process risk management. His latest publications are Process Risk and Reliability Management and Offshore Safety Management. He is the Principal of the company Sutton Technical Books.
Kimberley Turner is the Chief Executive Officer of Aerosafe Risk Management, a global leader in regulatory oversight, risk management and safety management systems for the aviation, defence and transport industries. With their international headquarters in Sydney Australia, Aerosafe has worked with over 350 organizations in 16 countries and has staff and offices in Sydney, Canberra, Wellington, Shanghai, Mumbai and Washington DC and Dallas Fort Worth. As a Certified Practicing Risk Manager and strategic advisor in risk based oversight, Kimberley is heavily involved in promoting and advancing the discipline of risk management and has been dubbed a “risk management futurist” for her innovation, forward thinking and original concepts in the field.
Carl Weimer is the Executive Director of the Pipeline Safety Trust. He also serves on the Governor appointed Washington State Citizens Committee on Pipeline Safety, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Technical Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Standards Committee, the Board of the Northwest Clean Air Agency, and the steering committee for the Pipelines and Informed Planning Alliance. He has been called upon to testify to the U.S. House and Senate multiple times, and as a witness by the National Transportation Safety Board. Mr. Weimer is in his second four-year term as an elected member of the Whatcom County Council.
Honorable Donald C. Winter
Donald C. Winter is Professor of Engineering Practice at the University of Michigan. He served as the 74th Secretary of the Navy from January 2006 to March 2009. Previously, Dr. Winter held multiple positions in the aerospace and defense industry as a systems engineer, program manager and corporate executive. Dr. Winter receied a doctorate in physics from the University of Michigan in 1972. He was elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering in 2002, and was the chair of the NAE committee that investigated the Deepwater Horizon incident for the Secretary of the Interior.
Jeffrey Wiese is the Associate Administrator for the US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. Jeff has served the agency for over sixteen years with accomplishments in creating the Pipeline, Inspection, Protection, Safety and Enforcement Act (PIPES) Act of 2006; improved Integrity Management oversight and pipeline public awareness programs; and in building the Common Ground Alliance for preventing underground utility damage.
Jeff also worked for fifteen years in the offshore oil and gas program with the U.S. Department of Interior including five years as Chief of Staff for Offshore Operations. Jeff directed several programs, including the offshore safety management program.
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