John has more than 30 years of experience in the energy industry.
He joined COSIA from Canadian Natural Resources, where he worked for more than eight years and rounding out his experience there as Manager, Engineering Support, Bitumen Production at Horizon Oil Sands. At Canadian Natural, John developed tailings management plans for the Horizon mining operation, and as part of an industry team participated in the formation of COSIA, helping to develop the organization’s structure and legal framework. John first joined COSIA’s leadership as the Director, Water EPA before moving over to the Tailings EPA. John holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in chemical engineering from McMaster University.