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Our Leadership 

John Rhind
Chief Executive Officer

Hugh Hooker
General Council

Paula M.A. Campkin
Vice President and Chief Safety Officer

Rick Shatosky
Vice President, Finance and Chief Privacy Officer

Murray Elliott
President

Ron Genereux
Vice President, Operations

Carol Howes
Vice President, Communications and PetroLMI

 


Executives

John RhindJohn Rhind 
Chief Executive Officer 

As CEO, John Rhind provides vision and leadership for Energy Safety Canada, the merger of Enform Canada and the Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA).

With more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, John has held a variety of successive senior leadership roles primarily focused on oil sands operations.

John retired from Shell Canada in 2015. As the CEO for Albian Sands Energy, John was responsible for integrating Albian into Shell Canada. In his most recent role at Shell, he led the Athabasca Oil Sands Project during which time he provided strategic direction for Shell’s research and development activities. As part of that portfolio, John was actively engaged in regulatory and government affairs. His work involved bridging provincial and Canadian governments at all levels, including regulators and industry to develop critical policies.

John was a member of a small group of senior executives from across the globe accountable for improving Shell’s upstream asset reliability system. He was a member of the Shell Canada Board and Country Management Team, leading several initiatives for advancing workplace culture, diversity strategies, aboriginal relations and inclusion strategies for Canada.

John has close ties to Fort McMurray, having raised his family in the community. His community involvement has included serving on the Board of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP). John current sits on the Board of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA).

Murray ElliottMurray Elliott
President
As President, Murray Elliott will oversee the implementation of the strategic direction and the overall success for the merged organization of Enform Canada and the Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA).

Murray was appointed President effective September 1, 2017. Over his 30-year career in the oil and gas industry, Murray has held a variety of progressive leadership roles in oil and gas development and production. Murray joined Shell Canada in 1986. In his most recent role as General Manager, Greater Deep Basin, Murray served as the integrated business leader for the development and production of Shell’s regional oil and gas asset.

Murray has also served as Vice President, Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainable Development for Shell’s Heavy Oil division and as Crisis Chief of Staff for Shell in Canada. He has held a broad range of asset management, upstream engineering, commercial, strategies, operations and development roles.

Murray’s active leadership in industry associations has included representing Shell on Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers’ (CAPP) Board of Governors, Alberta Executive Policy Group (EPG) and Oil Sands EPG, as well as chairing and participating in Industry-Regulator Committees. As President, Oil Sands Developers Group (OSDG), he led the industry review that later transformed OSDG into the present-day Oil Sands Community Alliance (OSCA). Murray has also served on Enform’s Board of Directors since 2016.

Hugh Hooker

Hugh Hooker
General Council
Hugh Hooker was appointed General Counsel and Corporate Secretaryon October 3, 2017. In this role, Hugh is responsible for all legal matters across the organization and works closely with Energy Safety Canada’s Board of Directors on matters of corporate governance.

Hugh has practiced corporate, commercial and resource law for more than 40 years and has held senior legal executive positions in large oil and gas organizations, including Petro-Canada, Amerada Hess Canada and Home Petroleum. Hugh has provided legal support related to governance, mergers and acquisitions, litigation and financial matters.

He holds degrees in law from the University of Alberta and in political science from the University of Calgary.

Hugh was a steward of the merger between Enform Canada and Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, providing legal and business guidance.

Paula CampkinPaula M.A. Campkin, MBA, CRSP, ICD.D
Vice President and Chief Safety Officer
As Vice President and Chief Safety Officer for Energy Safety Canada, Paula provides strategic leadership over the development of safety training and initiatives to reduce injury and illness in the Canadian oil & gas industry.

Prior to joining Energy Safety Canada in 2007, Paula gained valuable experience in the in the areas of human resources and environmental health & safety working in the oil and gas, construction and utilities sectors.

Paula holds a bachelor degree (BA) in psychology from the University of Calgary and an master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from the Haskayne School of Business. She also holds certificates in occupational health & safety from the University of Alberta and project management from SAIT. Throughout her career, Paula has attained the following professional designations; Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP), Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Canadian Risk Management (CRM) and Institute of Corporate Directors Designation (ICD.D).

Paula served as a Governor on the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) from 2013 to 2017. In 2017, Paula became a founding member and Chairperson of the Women in Occupational Health & Safety Society (WOHSS), an organization with the mission to foster the advancement of women working in health and safety in Alberta.

 

Ron Genereux

Ron Genereux
Vice President, Operations
Ron joins Energy Safety Canada as Vice President, Operations. With more than 30 years of oil and gas industry experience, Ron builds on his extensive operations and project management knowledge to champion operational performance for Energy Safety Canada. Formerly on secondment from Suncor as a member of the Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) leadership, he joined our team when OSSA and Enform merged to become Energy Safety Canada in October 2017.

Ron was an integral part of the Suncor senior leadership team, and was a key team member that created the Major Projects group. As Vice President, Productivity and Construction, Ron was most recently accountable for ensuring all Suncor growth projects were executed in a safe manner to support improved productivity and sustainability.

Ron holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), holds an Alberta First Class Power Engineers’ Certificate, is a board member and Best Practices Chair with the Construction Owners Association of Alberta (COAA), and a board member of the Alberta Construction Safety Association and Buildforce Canada.

Carol HowesCarol Howes
Vice President, Communications and PetroLMI
As Vice President of Communications and the PetroLMI division of Enform, Carol is responsible for stakeholder relations, brand and communications management. She is also responsible for providing leadership and strategic oversight in all aspects of management and operation for the PetroLMI division.

Prior to joining Enform, Carol worked as a business journalist; as vice president of a communications consulting firm; as manager of media relations for one of Canada’s largest energy companies; and as vice president of strategic communications for a large, fully-integrated national public affairs firm.

More than 30 years of experience in all aspects of business gives Carol a unique perspective on the workforce issues of the oil and gas industry. Carol currently serves on the board of directors of the Lougheed House as well as Hospice Calgary. 

Among Carol’s main priorities at PetroLMI, is to increase the division’s focus on its mandate. She believes that collaboration with industry, government, educators and training agencies is the best way to support and advance the development of a sustainable, skilled and productive workforce in the upstream and midstream oil and gas sectors.

RickRick Shatosky
Vice President, Finance and Chief Privacy Officer
As Vice President, Finance and Chief Privacy Officer, Rick is responsible for Enform’s accounting, contracts, business analysis and the operation of its Calgary facilities.

Prior to joining Enform in 2003, Rick was a Senior Accountant at Price Waterhouse, then Controller at Indel-Davis Ltd. where his strong analysis skills and leadership resulted in significant cost efficiencies for the organization.

Rick earned his bachelor degree in Accounting from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified General Accountant. When not attempting to keep up to his four grandsons, Rick enjoys travelling, hiking, cycling and cheering on the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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