Here are the people who lead the way:

Ian Anderson, President and CEO

Ian Anderson is President and CEO, Trans Mountain Corporation. He has more than 40 years of experience with Trans Mountain and its predecessor companies, where he has held several senior executive positions. Ian serves on several boards, including the Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL) and the Business Council of British Columbia (BCBC), and is a former board member of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA). 

Ian is a Certified Management Accountant and a graduate of the University of Michigan Executive Program.

David Safari, Executive Vice President, Trans Mountain Expansion Project

David Safari is Executive Vice President, Trans Mountain Expansion Project. He has more than 30 years of industry experience, and previously worked for  Laricina Energy as Vice President, Facilities and Statoil Canada as Senior Director, Projects.

David holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (Oil & Gas) from the Sharif University of Technology in Tehran and has extensive domestic and international experience on large-scale construction projects.  

Mark Maki, CFO

Mark Maki is  Chief Financial Officer, Trans Mountain Corporation. He is responsible for overseeing the financial and audit activities of the company as well as the corporate and strategic planning functions. Previously, Mark spent over 30 years at Enbridge where he held a number of executive roles both in Canada and the US including President of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. in Houston, Chief Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance and Senior Vice President of Corporate Planning and Sponsored Vehicles. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Superior and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Michael Davies, Vice President, Operations

Michael Davies is Vice President, Operations, Trans Mountain Corporation. He has more than 28 years of experience with Trans Mountain and its predecessor companies, developing and operating energy infrastructure in western Canada. Michael also works closely with the maritime, coastal and Indigenous communities to ensure the safe and efficient transportation of petroleum continues beyond the Trans Mountain system. 

He is Chairman of the Board of the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC), the Transport Canada-certified marine spill response organization for Canada’s West Coast, a board member of BC One Call and also serves as a member of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) Standing Committee on Operation. 

Michael is a professional engineer and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University.

Paul Huddleston, Vice President, Engineering and Technical Services 

Paul Huddleston is Vice President, Engineering and Technical Services, Trans Mountain Corporation. He is responsible for providing technical leadership and guidance to our engineering, design and support services teams. He has more than 30 years of experience with Trans Mountain and its predecessor companies in a broad range of leadership roles, including 13 years leading the integrity management function. 

Paul holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Calgary and maintains his designation as a professional engineer in Alberta.

Heather Mark, Vice President, Finance

Heather Mark is Vice President, Finance, Trans Mountain Corporation. She has nearly 20 years of experience with Trans Mountain and its predecessor companies in a broad range of leadership roles including finance, corporate planning and regulatory.

Heather is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan.

 

Maureen Neufeldt, Vice President, People and Technology Resources

Maureen Neufeldt is Vice President, People and Technology Resources, Trans Mountain Corporation. She is responsible for Trans Mountain’s Human Resource programs including building and executing strategies for talent development, compensation and benefits, and employee relations. In addition, she leads the information systems strategies and technologies, real estate and facilities support teams. Maureen has more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources with Trans Mountain and its predecessor companies.

Maureen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Psychology) from University of Waterloo and is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) by the Human Resource Institute of Alberta. She is a member of the Conference Board of Canada’s Compensation Research Council.

Norm Rinne, Vice President, Business Development

Norm Rinne is Vice President, Business Development, Trans Mountain Corporation. He has more than 30 years of experience with Trans Mountain and its predecessor companies in a broad range of leadership roles. 

Norm holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of British Columbia. He maintains his designation as a professional engineer in both Alberta and British Columbia.

Scott Stoness, Vice President, Regulatory and Compliance

Scott Stoness is Vice President, Regulatory and Compliance, Trans Mountain Corporation. He has more than 30 years of experience in the Canadian and US oil and gas industry, and has worked in a broad range of senior leadership roles including finance and legal. Scott is a member of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) Executive Business Standing Committee. 

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Calgary.

Rob Van Walleghem, Vice President, Legal Services and General Counsel

Rob Van Walleghem is  Vice President, Legal Services and General Counsel for Trans Mountain Corporation. He is responsible for the company’s legal team and oversees governance matters, corporate procurement and records management. 

He has more than 30 years of legal experience, including more than 15 years in the energy sector where he has worked closely with executive teams, boards and senior regulators. Rob previously held many leadership roles including Executive Vice President HSE and General Counsel at Tervita Corporation, Vice President and General Counsel at Essential Energy Services and General Counsel at Tesco Corporation. 

Rob holds Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B) from the University of Calgary and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia. He is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and was awarded a Queen’s Counsel designation in 2015 and was named Chief Legal Officer of the Year by Alberta Oil Magazine in 2014.

Siobhan Vinish, Vice President, Public Affairs

Siobhan Vinish is Vice President, Public Affairs, Trans Mountain Corporation.  She is responsible for leading Trans Mountain’s government, media, public and stakeholder relations and communications teams.  She has over 30 years’ experience in senior marketing and communications roles across a broad range of industries and  previously held the position of Vice President, Public Affairs for Manitoba Hydro.  

Siobhan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary.