Trudy M. Curran
BA, LLB, ICD.D
Ms. Curran is a retired businesswoman with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, financing, executive compensation and human capital issues, and governance across a range of industries, including mining, and oil and gas. Ms. Curran is an experienced director and is currently serving as a board director at Baytex Energy Corp., TriCan Well Services Ltd., and Great Panther Mining Limited, and as a member of the board of commissioners at the Alberta Securities Commission. She was previously interim managing director of Riversdale Resources Ltd., a public Australian incorporated metallurgical coal company. From 2016 to 2017, she was a director of Dominion Diamond Corp., where she served as Chair of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee, as a member of the Audit Committee, and as a Co-Chair of the Special Committee that resulted in the sale of the company to the Washington Group. In her over 30 years in executive roles, she focused on legal, human resources and administration, and was a member of the executive team focused on strategy and risk management, serving as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Canadian Oil Sands Limited from September 2002 to the time of its sale in February 2016. From 2003 to 2016, she was a director of Syncrude Canada Ltd., where she served as Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee and as a member of the Pension Committee. She also currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Calgary Chapter of the ICD. Ms. Curran holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Bachelor of Laws (both with distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan, and the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. She was recognized as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada in 2012 and is the recipient of the Governor General’s Bronze Medal award.