Bob Rooney, LLB'83, is the Executive Vice-President and Chief Legal Officer of Enbridge Inc., where he leads the legal, ethics and compliance, security and aviation teams.
Bob has over 30 years of energy sector experience. He has held roles of senior executive, advisor, founder, director, and chairman of public and private entities.
Bob has significant experience in strategic planning and execution, capital allocation, leadership and management, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, domestic and cross border transactions, business functions and operations, enterprise risk management, corporate governance, and government and stakeholder relations.
Before joining Enbridge, Bob was Managing Director of Rimrock Oil and Gas. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice-President, Corporate of Talisman Energy Inc., then served as Vice-Chairman and Director of Repsol Oil & Gas Canada Inc. In addition, Bob was a partner at Bennett Jones LLP, where he was a member of the executive committee and co-leader of the Energy and Natural Resources Group.
Bob is currently a board member of RimRock Oil & Gas and Chair of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the Law Society of Alberta and was awarded a Queen’s Counsel designation in 2012.