Michael J. Crothers

Mr. Crothers is a Director of Keyera Corp., a publicly traded integrated energy infrastructure company, since June 2021. Mr. Crothers has over 37 years of operations, commercial and leadership experience in the upstream, downstream and integrated gas businesses, and previously served as President and Country Chair for Shell Canada Limited (“Shell”), a public global energy and petrochemical company, from December 2015 to May 2021. During his tenure at Shell, he also served as Vice President Canada Integrated Gas from December 2017 to May 2021; Executive Vice President Oil Sands from January 2017 to December 2017; Vice President Unconventionals, North America from January 2015 to March 2017; and Managing Director, Shell Exploration & Production Ireland from November 2011 to January 2015. He also serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of Northern RNA, a private life sciences company, and as a Director of Convrg Innovations Inc., formerly Westgen Technologies, a private clean tech company.

He also serves as a Director of the United Way Calgary and Area, and the Alberta Board of Nature Conservancy of Canada.

Mr. Crothers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering, with distinction, from the University of Alberta. He holds the designations of Professional Engineer from APEGA (retired and non-practicing), and ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Mr. Crothers has been a member of the Cenovus Board since November 2023.

Committee memberships

  • Governance Committee
  • Human Resources and Compensation Committee