Future Leaders Board of Directors

2016-2017 Directors
Allyson Simpson

Allyson Simpson

Chair

Allyson holds a Bachelor of Management, minor in Corporate Social Responsibility from the University of Lethbridge, and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Queen’s University. She also holds a certificate in responsible leadership from Queen’s University and a professional business writing certificate from Mount Royal University. She has been featured in Alberta Oil Magazine, and Oilweek and has been…
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Cody Parrish

Cody Parrish

Director

Before serving on the Future Leaders Board of Directors, World Petroleum Council (WPC) Canada, Cody was the Program Director for the 4th WPC Youth Forum held in Calgary in 2013. He was responsible for leading a team of volunteers that developed and executed a world class program with speakers, experts, and industry leaders from around the globe. The organizing committee…
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Jennifer Winter

Jennifer Winter

Director

Jennifer Winter (PhD, Calgary) is an Assistant Professor and Scientific Director of the Energy and Environmental Policy research division at The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary. Her research is focused on the effects of government regulation and policy on energy development and the associated consequences and trade-offs. Current research projects are the prospects for Canadian LNG exports to…
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David Bell

David Bell

Executive Director

David is a land negotiator for the Wheatland area in in Central Alberta for Encana Corporation. He has been with Encana since January 2013 where he started as a Land Summer Student. Graduating in 2013 from the University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business with a concentration in Petroleum Land Management, David has held various land roles for Encana over…
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Ramez Hanna Alla, P.Eng

Ramez Hanna Alla, P.Eng

Director

Ramez is a production/reservoir engineer on the Liard basin in N.E. British Columbia, part of the Kitimat LNG project for Chevron. A University of Calgary Schulich School of Engineering Alumni, he has 5 years of unconventional/tight rock experience in the WCSB through various roles. He is actively involved in the local community, serving on Boards within the Society of Petroleum…
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Lauren Rooney

Lauren Rooney

Lauren is a Manager in Accenture’s Strategy Practice focused on operating model design, strategy development, organizational effectiveness, and project management. Lauren works with clients in the energy, manufacturing, insurance and not-for-profit sectors. In addition to her client work she co-leads the Accenture Calgary Women’s Employee Resource Group, managing the programming and development of women’s initiatives for the office. Prior to…
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