President and Chief Executive Officer, Alberta Energy Regulator (Calgary, AB)

Alberta Energy Regulator

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) ensures the safe, efficient, orderly, and environmentally responsible development of hydrocarbon resources over their entire life cycle. This includes allocating and conserving water resources, managing public lands, and protecting the environment while providing economic benefits for all Albertans.

For 80 years Alberta’s oil and gas regulator has adapted to meet innovations in technology, new industry activity and changing social expectations. The AER is now seeking a qualified individual with strong technical skills to help lead the AER on its exciting journey as the next President and CEO.

The President & CEO provides strategic leadership to the Alberta Energy Regulator. Reporting to the Chair and accountable to the Board of Directors, this position coordinates operational activities of the Regulator with the Government of Alberta and all stakeholders involved to ensure the safe and orderly development of Alberta’s resources.

As a successful candidate, you have at least 20 years of demonstrated executive leadership experience and deep knowledge of the energy industry. You are an excellent communicator and have been a key part of meaningful interactions which address current and emerging issues with stakeholders such as government (political and non-political), Indigenous peoples, environmental stakeholders, industry and the public. Functional skills in the areas of finance, strategic planning, human resource management, marketing, and information technology are beneficial. Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulatory, and public policy experience would also be seen as an asset.

Be everything you want to be by helping the AER build a legacy of excellence Albertans can count on. If you are ready to take on this leadership role, please contact Boyden’s Calgary office at 403-410-6700 or forward your resume and related materials and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.