Janet Annesley

Janet Annesley brings a breadth of government and private sector communications, stakeholder engagement, policy, regulatory, and sustainability experience to her role.

A former executive at Shell Canada and Husky Energy Inc., and a former chief of staff to Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Janet has developed and implemented corporate and government policies and programs on stakeholder engagement, climate change, Indigenous reconciliation, and diversity and inclusion. Janet worked as part of several leadership teams to deliver major projects and establish bold sustainability goals.

Janet holds an MBA from Queen’s University. She was named to The Hill Times Top 100 in Power and Influence List in 2017 and is a Public Policy Forum Fellow. An award-winning, accredited business communicator, she sits on the advisory board for Clean Prosperity and on the boards of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and the City of Calgary Green Line LRT Project. She is a frequent energy industry and public policy commentator and guest lecturer.