As CEO, Baiton will work with CAPP members to ensure the sector is able to continue providing Canadians, and the world, with secure and responsibly produced energy while progressively working towards achieving Canada’s climate commitments.
“Lisa has a deep understanding of the major issues that define the global economy” said Craig Bryksa, Chair of the CAPP Board of Governors and President & Chief Executive Officer of Crescent Point Energy. “She will bring immense value to the organization as CAPP faces a new era of opportunities and challenges, while striving to enhance the contribution of Canada’s oil and natural gas industry in addressing energy security, energy affordability and global emissions reductions”
“As a proud Canadian, I’m invested in the success and progress of our oil and natural gas industry,” said Lisa Baiton, incoming CAPP President & CEO. “We are at a time when the world is grappling with the unprecedented challenges of ensuring energy security and achieving GHG emission targets in the face of consumer demand for affordable and reliable energy. CAPP will be a constructive and solution-oriented partner to address these collective, global challenges. Canadian producers are uniquely positioned to be secure suppliers of sustainable energy and global leaders in GHG emission reduction through the advancement of technologies.”
“On behalf of CAPP’s Board of Governors, I’d like to welcome Lisa on board.” said Bryksa. “At the same time, I’d like to thank our outgoing President & CEO, Tim McMillan, for his leadership and stewardship over the past eight years. We wish Tim all the best in his future endeavours.”
Russell Reynolds Associates was engaged by the CAPP Board of Governors to conduct the CEO search.
About Lisa Baiton
Lisa Baiton is an experienced global investment executive, most recently a member of the Global Leadership Team at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPP Investments”), one of the ten largest retirement funds in the world. An expert in geopolitical, political and regulatory risks and market access, Baiton led CPP Investments’ global public affairs activities across 50+ countries. Previously, Baiton was VP & Practice Lead, Government Relations for Environics Communications, worked for the Canadian Bankers Association and was a policy maker in three Canadian governments. Baiton holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Saskatchewan and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management (Northwestern University) and Schulich School of Business (York University), and has an Institute of Corporate Directors ICD.D certification from the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto).