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Wayne G. Thomson

Wayne G. Thomson

Mr. Thomson is Chairman of Inventys Thermal Technologies Inc. (“Inventys”), a private carbon capture technology company; Chairman and President of Enviro Valve Inc., a private company manufacturing proprietary pressure relief valves; and serves on the board of directors of one other private company. Mr. Thomson served as a director and Chairman of Maha Energy Inc., a publicly traded Swedish oil and gas company, from November 2014 to May 2019; a director of TVI Pacific Inc., a publicly traded international mining company, from May 2011 to June 2017; interim Executive Chairman of Inventys from May 2016 to February 2017; and as Chief Executive Officer of Iskander Energy Corp., a private international oil and gas company, from November 2011 to August 2014 and as a director from November 2011 to March 2016. Earlier in his career, he was Manager of Reservoir Engineering in the Danish North Sea for Maersk Oil and Gas; served as Vice President of Production at AEC Oil & Gas (now Encana), as General Manager of Petrocorp Exploration in New Zealand, a division of Fletcher Challenge; and as Chief Executive Officer of Gardiner Oil and Gas Limited.

Mr. Thomson is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. Mr. Thomson holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical) from the University of Manitoba.

Mr. Thomson has been a member of the Cenovus Board since its inception in November 2009.

Committee memberships

  • Safety, Environment, Responsibility and Reserves Committee (Chair)
  • Audit Committee