Amit Mehra, Chair

Amit Mehra headshotAmit Mehra is the Chair of the Board of Directors. Based in Calgary, he works with CNOOC International and has held various positions with global responsibilities including Vice-President Strategy, Planning and Portfolio, Vice-President Global New Ventures and Business Development, Vice-President America’s. A geophysicist by technical background, Amit has established and advanced projects in many countries internationally and has led both functional and business organizations.
 
Amit has volunteered with the Canadian Red Cross for over 20 years at local, provincial and national levels. He was previously a member of the Board of Directors from 2004 – 2012. During his tenure, he chaired the National Audit and Finance Committee and the Compensation and Leadership Development Committee. In addition, from 2010-2012, he held the position of Vice-President. Amit rejoined the Board of Directors in 2014. Since then he has served on various committees of the Board of Directors and chaired the Governance Committee for the past three years.
 
He has been an active volunteer for various organizations. These include the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG), Chair of the Chief Geophysicists Council (CSEG), the Calgary Board of Education, United Way, and various Community Associations
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