Kieron McFadyen

Kieron McFadyen

Executive Vice-President & President, Upstream Oil & Gas

As Executive Vice-President & President, Upstream Oil & Gas, Kieron is accountable for leading the development and operation of Cenovus’s oil sands assets as well as the company’s conventional oil and natural gas operations and projects. Kieron plays a key role in helping position Cenovus as a low-cost leader that excels in operational excellence, enabled by safety and innovation. He also oversees the relationships with Cenovus’s upstream external business partners and service providers.

Kieron is trained as a mechanical engineer and has gained experience in a variety of roles during his 30-year career in the oil and gas industry. Before joining Cenovus, Kieron held several senior positions with Royal Dutch Shell where his responsibilities included joint ventures, health, safety and environment, business and growth strategy, reputation management and stakeholder relations.

Kieron has a demonstrated ability to drive value and lead change and a proven track record of safety leadership while managing large-scale projects and operations.