About Us

Bringing the entire pipeline
industry together.

Canada depends on energy

Energy is Canada’s largest economic driver. It remains the foundation to a safe and secure future. Looking ahead, pipelines will support the energy mix transition and a lower carbon environment.

Canada can depend on us

Energy Connections Canada harnesses the collective wisdom and energy of all aspects of the energy transmission chain. Energy Connections members work together to share ideas, develop solutions, promote research and advocate to advance safety, reliability, efficiency, technology and environmental protection.

Our mission

Mobilize the Canadian energy pipeline industry to influence an evolving energy sector, and to achieve excellence in all aspects of industry performance; Safety, Sustainability, Integrity, Efficiency, and Learning.

Our vision

A national community of engaged, transparent, world class organizations committed to sustainable and safe pipeline delivery of energy products to the benefit of all Canadians and the world.

Our values

  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Accountability
  • Learning

Read more about our vision and values

Board of Directors

Colin Bakoway
Vice President, Energy & Resources
Past Chair
Yvanna Ireland
Trans Mountain
Director, Pipeline Integrity
Dave Coffin
Evraz North America
Vice President, Sales and Business Development, Tubular Products
Greg Filipchuk
Vice President, Midstream Operations
John Hoffman
Vice President, Technical Services
Sterling Koch
Plains Midstream Canada ULC
Vice President, Legal and Land
Steven Koles
Hifi Engineering Inc.
President & CEO
Trevor MacFarlane
Senior Advisor
Charles Macmichael
Tyler Madigan
SA Energy Group
Vice President / Managing Director
Jim Parsons
Spartan Controls Ltd.
Vice President, Oil & Gas
Ferenc Pataki
Director, Transmission
Ziad Saad
Group Key Account Manager
Omar Saif
Gibson Energy
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Gail Sharko
Trans-Northern Pipeline Inc.
Director, Regulatory & External Affairs
John Steele
Husky Midstream
Chief Operating Officer
Ian Sug
Young Energy Infrastructure Professionals (YEIP)
President YEIP
Rick Tofani
Energy Connections Canada
Executive Director
Gary Ziehr
Michels Canada
Vice President, Energy
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