Board of governors

A. Stewart Hanlon

External Governor

A. Stewart Hanlon, External Governor, retired from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer with Gibson Energy Inc. in 2017.

In his 26-year tenure with Gibson Energy, he filled senior roles in finance, business development and operations culminating within his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2009. He is the Chair of the Board of Questor Technologies Inc. and also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Hammerhead Resources Inc. He is a member of the Dean's Advisory Council for the Edwards School of Business with the University of Saskatchewan, as well as a member of the Chapter Advisory Board of the Children's Wish Foundation for Alberta and the Northwest Territories. He also serves as a member of the Finance Committee with the United Way of Calgary and Area. 

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Saskatchewan. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants in both Saskatchewan and Alberta. 

Competencies required for members of The Board of Governors of Alberta University of the Arts include: leadership, governance, finance, human resources, legal, risk management and/or strategic planning. Stewart Hanlon was directly recruited and appointed on the basis of meeting the competencies, skills and attributes as described above.