Former CEO of Trans Canada and former CEO of Talisman
Hal Kvisle began his career in the Canadian energy sector at age 17, and has worked for Canadian and international energy companies for more than 40 years. He held engineering, finance and management positions with Dome Petroleum Limited from 1975 to 1988, and then founded Fletcher Challenge Energy Canada, leading that company through its exceptional growth period from 1990 to 1999. He served as CEO of TransCanada Corp. from 2001 to 2010, and was CEO of Talisman Energy from 2012 to 2015. He currently serves as board chair of ARC Resources Ltd, and as a board member of Cona Resources and Finning International.
Mr. Kvisle has previously served as a board member of several Canadian companies, including the Bank of Montreal, Talisman Energy, Methanex Corporation, Fletcher Challenge Canada, Norske Skog Canada and PrimeWest Energy. He served as Board Chair of Mount Royal University from 2002 to 2007 and currently serves on the advisory council of the Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership at the Haskayne School, University of Calgary. Mr. Kvisle also served for many years as a board member and national board chair of the Nature Conservancy of Canada, and currently serves as co-chair of a national fundraising campaign for that organization.
Hal Kvisle holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Alberta and a Master in Business Administration from the Haskayne School, University of Calgary. He served as Board Chair of Mount Royal University from 2002 to 2007 and currently serves on the advisory council of the Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership at the Haskayne School, University of Calgary.