Board of Directors

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Barry Jackson

Calgary (Alberta)

Barry JacksonBarry Jackson is the retired Chair of Resolute Energy Inc. and Deer Creek Energy Limited. He was formerly President, CEO and a director of Crestar Energy Inc. He has worked in the oil and gas industry since 1974.

Mr. Jackson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Calgary and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta. He has served on the boards of several public companies and was made a fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2010.

Barry is Chair of TransCanada Corporation and TransCanada PipeLines Limited, a director of Laricina Energy Ltd., and a former director of Nexen Inc.

Mr. Jackson joined WestJet's Board of Directors in February 2009.

Board Committees

  • Safety, Health and Environment Committee, Chair
  • People and Compensation Committee