Richard F. Haskayne, OC, AOE, FCA, is University of Calgary Board Chair Emeritus. He was Chairman of TransCanada Corporation (1998-2005), Fording Inc. (2001-2003), NOVA Corporation (1992 -1998), TransAlta Corporation (1996-1998) and MacMillan Bloedel (1996-1999). Prior to 1992, Mr. Haskayne was Chairman, President and CEO of Interhome Energy Inc., (IPL and Home Oil). Before joining Home Oil as President and CEO in 1982, he had spent more than 20 years with Hudson’s Bay Oil and Gas where he had been President since 1980.
Raised in Gleichen, Alberta, Mr. Haskayne received a B. Comm. from the University of Alberta in 1956 and CA designation in 1959. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and Lifetime Achievement award recipient. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Chairman of Canadian Wealth Management, and Board member of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and the Alberta Bone and Joint Institute.