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 spent more than 20 years with Hudson’s Bay Oil and Gas, including serving as president since 1980.

Mr. Haskayne is an Officer of the Order of Canada. He has received the Canadian Business Leader Award and Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary. The Haskayne Chair in Accounting at University of Calgary was announced in 2001 and in 2002 the Faculty of Management was renamed the Haskayne School of Business. In 2004, Richard Haskayne was inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame and received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship. In 2006, he was honoured with Alberta’s highest award, the Alberta Order of Excellence (AOE). Dick and Lois Haskayne have been awarded the Generosity of Spirit Award for Philanthropy.

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