Future Leaders Board of Directors

2016-2018 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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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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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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Maddy Swalm

Maddy Swalm

Maddy is a Business Strategy Consultant at Accenture where she focuses on operating model and organizational design, operational optimization using analytics, and capital planning and optimization initiatives. She primarily serves resources clients including oil and gas, mining, and midstream organizations. In addition to client work, Maddy has been actively involved in Accenture’s Women’s group, recruiting, and initiatives related to capability…
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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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