Thursday, September 14, 2023


Al Monaco, President & CEO, Enbridge

Canadian Business Leader Lifetime Achievement Honouree

Appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Enbridge in 2012, Al Monaco has led Enbridge through a period of great transformational growth combined with an intensified focus on safety, reliability and environmental protection that has positioned it as North America’s leading diversified energy delivery company.

Al is a director and member of the executive committee of the American Petroleum Institute; a director of Weyerhaeuser; and a member of the Business Council (US); the U.S. National Petroleum Council, the Business Council of Canada, the Business Council of Alberta, and the Catalyst Canada Advisory Board.

Al is the recipient of the Fraser Institute’s Founders Award (2019) and has been recognized as “Canadian Energy Person of the Year” (2017), the “Alberta Business Person of the Year” (2016) by the Energy Council of Canada and by Alberta Venture (2016), respectively, and the Haskayne Alumni Award (2020).  Most recently, Al was awarded the Honouring Integrity, Legacy and Leadership (HILL) Award from the University of Regina.

He earned his MBA from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary and is a CPA. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Al and his wife Laurie live in Calgary and have three sons.

Susannah Pierce, President and Country Chair Canada and GM Emerging Energy Solutions

Canadian Business Leader of the Year Honouree

Susannah has spent the last 20 years of her career at the intersection of environmental, social, governance interests in Canada and abroad.

Her expertise lies in bringing business, governments, communities, Indigenous groups and other non-governmental actors together to support the development of energy resources from initial stages of project design through permitting and consultation to investment decision, construction, operations and decommissioning.

In her current role as Shell Canada Limited President and Country Chair she is responsible for integrating and coordinating business investment and operational performance across Shell’s lines of business in Canada including upstream, downstream, integrated gas and new energies, and is accountable for Shell’s overall reputation and stakeholder relations in the country.

While President and Country Chair, Susannah is also Vice President, Emerging Energy Solutions for Canada. In this capacity she is responsible for identifying investment opportunities in Shell’s growth pillar which invests in renewable power, carbon capture sequestration, renewable fuels including hydrogen and nature-based systems.

Susannah has served on various for profit and non-profit boards. She is currently on the board of The Vancouver General Hospital Foundation and serves on the Executive Committees of the Business Council of BC and the Business Council of Canada. She is also on the Asia Business Leaders Advisory Council, the Canadian Global Affairs Institute Advisory Council, co-Chair of the Business Council of Alberta’s Define the Decade and co-Chair of the Canada Chamber of Commerce Western Executive Council.

Susannah holds a MA from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a BA from The George Washington University. She also speaks English, French and Spanish.

Event Information

Thursday, September 14, 2023 | Reception and Dinner 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Westin | Calgary, AB

Contact Details

For more information or to attend the dinner, please contact Alexandra Miceli, Director, Member Relations at or 647.287.7657.

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