James (Jim) E.C. Carter Vice Chair, Governance & Conduct Review Committee, Human Resources Committee
Jim Carter served with Syncrude Canada Ltd. for more than 27 years, including 10 years as President and 18 years as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Syncrude, Mr. Carter held progressively responsible management positions at McIntyre Mines Ltd. and the Iron Ore Company of Canada.
Mr. Carter currently serves on the Board of Directors of EPCOR Inc., Finning International Inc., CAREERS: The Next Generation, Clark Builders, and the Climate Change Emissions Management Corporation. In addition, for the past two years, Mr. Carter has chaired the Alberta Carbon Capture and Storage Development Council for the Government of Alberta. He is a director and past chair of the Mining Association of Canada, where he championed development of the Toward Sustainable Mining Initiative. Mr. Carter was also a member, director, and executive member of the Alberta Chamber of Resources for many years, where he championed the Oil Sands Technology Roadmap and Aboriginal Programs Project. Mr. Carter holds a B.Sc. (Mining, Engineering) and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He is the recipient of three honorary Doctorates from the Technical University of Nova Scotia (Engineering, 1995), University of Alberta (Science, 2004), and the University of Prince Edward Island (Law, 2008). In 2005, he was named Resource Person of the Year by the Alberta Chamber of Resources, and was inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.