Mr Harold (Hal) Kvisle
Former President and CEO (Retired)
Hal Kvisle was President and Chief Executive Officer of TransCanada Corporation and its predecessor, TCPL, from 2001 to 2010. Mr. Kvisle joined TransCanada in 1999, following 24 years in the upstream oil and gas industry with Dome Petroleum and Fletcher Challenge Energy.
Subsequent to his retirement from TransCanada, Mr. Kvisle served as CEO of Talisman Energy from 2012 until its sale to Repsol in 2015. Hal Kvisle serves on the Board of Directors for ARC Resources, Northern Blizzard Resources and the Nature Conservancy of Canada. He previously served as Chair of the Board of Governors of Mount Royal University and as Chair of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America.
Mr. Kvisle was recognized as Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year in 2008. In 2009 he received the Canadian Business Leader Award and in 2010 he received the Distinguished Business Leader Award. He holds a B.Sc. in Engineering from the University of Alberta and an MBA from the University of Calgary. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta.