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Canada’s Resource Cities Speakers Bureau

Welcome to Canada’s Resource Cities Speakers Bureau! Here you will find the list of speakers that can be booked by members of the Chamber network for upcoming events across Canada. Simply click on each individual’s name and title to reveal their full Speaker Profile.

To secure one of our speakers for an upcoming event, please fill out the following form: Once submitted, a Canadian Chamber of Commerce employee will review the request and be in touch within 1 week.

Please note that we will be adding speakers to our bureau on a continuous basis so be sure to check back often!

Can’t find a speaker with expertise in an area that you’re looking for? Please contact Eric Charron as he can provide assistance in securing a speaker.

All inquiries can be directed to Eric Charron or Katrina Marsh.


David Browne
David Browne - Trican Well Service Ltd.
David is Vice-President, Communications & Marketing at Trican Well Service Ltd. and possesses an in depth understanding of oil & gas development methods including hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and their impacts on the environment. As a professional engineer, David is highly knowledgeable in a wide variety of technical aspects related to oil & gas development.


Andrew Cheatle

Andrew Cheatle - Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
Andrew is the Executive Director for the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. He also serves as Past President of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario and is a Member of the Presidential Advisory Committee–Economic Development at Lakehead University. As a Professional Geoscientist, Andrew has extensive knowledge of Canada’s exploration industry and of responsible exploration practices including aboriginal engagement.

 Bruce Edgelow
Bruce Edgelow – ATB Corporate Financial Services
Bruce is the Vice-President responsible for the Energy Group at ATB Corporate Financial Services and has a wealth of knowledge on a number of issues pertaining to the oil and gas industry acquired over the span of 40 years working in the banking industry. Bruce presents an interesting perspective on the Canadian energy sector focused on helping businesses navigate through the intricate financial and regulatory environments of their industry.

Jean-Paul Gladu, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB)

Jean-Paul Gladu - Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB)

Jean Paul (JP) Gladu is currently the President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) based in Toronto. Anishinaabe from Thunder Bay JP is a member of the Sand Point First Nation located on the eastern shores of Lake Nipigon.


Dave McHattie

Dave McHattie - Tenaris
Dave is Vice-President of Institutional Relations at Tenaris and holds leadership positions in several of Canada’s premier business associations including the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters Association (CME). Dave is very knowledgeable with regards to the economic benefits of Canadian energy development and the various opportunities available to manufacturers looking to enter the Canadian energy supply chain.


Mark Salkeld
Mark Salkeld – Petroleum Services Association of Canada

Mark is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada. His extensive background in Canadian and global oilfield services and his strong desire for continuous learning affords him a depth of insight into the petroleum services industry which he shares with audiences.


Kevin Underhill

Kevin Underhill - Enbridge Inc.
Kevin is the Vice-President of Health, Safety, Environment & Support Services at Enbridge and consequently has a vast amount of insight and knowledge pertaining to pipeline safety measures, environmental stewardship and stakeholder relationship management, most notably landowners with pipelines on their property.