Nicholas G. Kirton


Chair (appointed April 2017)

Joined the Board in June 2008.

Professional Director who retired in 2004 after a 38-year career as a partner with KPMG LLP.

Director of Essential Energy Services Ltd., serving as Chair of the Audit Committee and Member of the Compensation and Governance Committee. Previous Director of KPMG, the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, the University of Calgary and a number of publicly-traded companies.

A graduate of Bishop’s University (Bachelor of Science, Mathematics and Physics). Became a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta in 1996 and earned the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2006.

Member: Governance, Nominating & Human Resources Committee.