R. Keith MacLeod, P.Eng., ICD.D

Board Chairperson

Biographical Snapshot:

  • Appointed Board Chair in 2015
  • Over 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry in Canada and abroad
  • Experience in the areas of reservoir engineering, oil and gas reserves/resource evaluations, acquisitions and divestitures, securities commission reports, expert witness testimony, investment advice, and education
  • Previously held the positions of Chief Executive Officer and Chair of the Board of Sproule and its subsidiaries, an independent engineering and geoscience consulting firm
  • Lectured at the University of Calgary and to industry
  • Former industry advisor to the Alberta Securities Commission
  • Experience working in 30 countries, spanning six continents

Professional Affiliations, Degrees, and Distinctions:

  • Diploma, Technology in Mineral Science, Cape Breton University
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) Engineering, Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology
  • Director Education Program, Institute of Corporate Directors and the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
  • Member, APEGA - P. Eng (Alberta)
  • Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers
  • Served as the Canadian Director on the SPE International Board of Directors
  • Chair of the Advisory Board at the Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy, Cape Breton University
  • Director of Paramount Resources Ltd., Prairie Storm Energy Corp. and ETX Systems Inc. 
  • Past Board Member of Parks Foundation Calgary

More About Me:

  • Keith enjoys travelling, fishing, golfing and spending time at his cottages in Baddeck and California