This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Decarbonization
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This episode features the introductory presentation in our final episodes on decarbonization – Pathway to energy, economic, and environmental sustainability by James Carter. He is also the Moderator for our final episodes. James is the former COO of Syncrude Canada and a graduate of Harvard Business School.

The series was produced by KEI Network for Troy Media.

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Bios of today’s guest:

James Carter

James Carter

James Carter

James Carter retired from Syncrude Canada Ltd. in 2007 after 28 years, including 10 years as President and 18 years as Operations Chief. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Irving Oil Limited (Lead Independent Director), Brand Industrial Services and EllisDon Construction Services Inc. James is a Corporate Director of Finning International and serves as board chair for Careers: The Next Generation, a not-for-profit organization. He is a former Chair of the Mining Association of Canada. James was awarded the Order of Canada. In June 2019, he was inducted as a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors and has also been awarded honorary doctorates by three Canadian universities. He is a registered professional engineer in the Province of Alberta and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Technical University of Nova Scotia (now Dalhousie Engineering) and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. James is a Troy Media Thought Leader. For interview requests, click here.

About KEI Network

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