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Lorraine Mitchelmore

The future will be about how do you develop resources and grow the economy in a world where we need to have a smaller environmental footprint. I think Canadians are ready to take on this challenge and become leaders in this space.

Lorraine Mitchelmore has more than 30 years of oil and gas experience, with prominent roles including CEO of Enlighten Innovations, various senior positions in Royal Dutch Shell, including Executive Vice-President Heavy Oil Americas and President and Country Chair of Shell Canada.  She has also held positions in BHP Petroleum, Chevron and Petro Canada.  Ms. Mitchelmore holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geophysics from Memorial University of Newfoundland, a Master’s degree in Geophysics from the University of Melbourne, and an MBA from Kingston Business School.  She is the co-founder and co-chair of Smart Prosperity.  She serves on the Bank of Montreal board of directors, Catalyst Canada and she recently chaired the Resources of the Future Economic Strategy Table for the Federal Government.