Nancy’s career has established her as an experienced human resources practitioner with extensive oil and gas experience, both domestically and internationally. In 2020, Nancy Foster retired from her role as Senior Vice-President & Special Advisor to the CEO of Husky Energy. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice-President, Human & Corporate Resources, where she was responsible for human resources, diversity, real estate, corporate services, information services, and corporate responsibility.
Before joining Husky, Nancy was the Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Services at Nexen, responsible for strategic oversight and operation of all human resources functions for a global employee base. She also provided oversight of the supply management and corporate administration functions.
Nancy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from McMaster University and is a graduate of the Harvard Advanced Management Program. Over her career, Nancy served on several industry and community-related committees, including the Alberta Economic Development Authority, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), the Conference Board of Canada, and YW Calgary.
She is currently a member of the University of Calgary Board of Governors, as well as a member of the Calgary & Area Child Advocacy Centre Board. Nancy has been a member of the International Women’s Forum since 2012.
She joined United Way of Calgary and Area’s Board of Directors in 2020.
Current Board involvement includes:
- Member of the Finance, Audit and Technology Committee