Timothy W. Faithfull
Mr. Faithfull is a 36 year veteran of Royal Dutch/Shell plc (energy), where he held diverse international roles principally in oil products and LNG project development. As President and CEO of Shell Canada Limited, he was responsible for bringing the $6 billion Athabasca Oil Sands Project on line in 2003, the first fully integrated oil sands venture in 25 years. Mr. Faithfull has extensive experience with commodity exposure and risk management, the result of his time directing the global crude oil trading operations of Shell International Trading and Shipping Company from 1993 to 1996. He was Chairman and CEO of Shell Eastern Petroleum in Singapore from 1996 to 1999, including Shell’s main refinery and oil products trading for Asia Pacific.
During his time in Singapore, he was a director of DBS Bank and the Port of Singapore Authority. He was a trustee of the main Singapore Arts/Theatre complex. In Calgary, he served on the board of the Calgary Health Trust and the Epcor Arts Centre.
Mr. Faithfull is a director of Canadian Natural Resources Limited. In the U.K., Mr. Faithfull is a director Shell Pension Trust Limited, where he chairs the Technical Committee. He is Chairman of the trustees of Starehe UK and a trustee of Canada UK Colloquium, all non-public entities. He serves on the Committee to Review Donations of the University of Oxford. Mr. Faithfull is also a director of ICE Futures Europe and LIFFE Administration and Management. He is a past director of Enerflex Systems Income Fund, Canadian Pacific Railway and AMEC plc.
At TransAlta, Mr. Faithfull is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the board and the Governance and Environment Committee of the board.
Mr. Faithfull holds a master of arts in philosophy, politics and economics from the University of Oxford, U.K. (Oxford, U.K.). He is a Distinguished Friend of the University of Oxford.