Timothy Chan, CPA, CMA

Timothy is a strategic management leader, having over 10 years of experience in the energy industry with a keen focus on integrated (upstream to midstream to downstream) energy, power generation and commodities trading.

He currently applies his managerial accounting skills by leading the crude accounting team at Suncor Energy Inc., an integrated energy company with Canada's largest oil sands position, ensuring that profit and loss are reported accurately, that balance sheet amounts are intact and that internal controls are garrisoned. He has also instructed at the University of Calgary, through the Haskayne School of Business, in the area of financial accounting. As well, he provides accounting support to Hands at Work in Africa (Society) Canada, a non-profit aid organization providing life essentials to orphans in Africa.

Previously, he led the complete settlements function for an energy trading portfolio, championed financial and management reporting for the Natural Gas and Eastern power trading businesses, optimized an energy portfolio as an energy trader, increased the value of customer relations by managing call centre operations, and drove brand presence by launching synergy driven customer campaigns.

Timothy continues to assist senior management accomplish the company's mission and vision through delivering human capital innovation. He created the SYNAPSE social platform mediated network at Suncor, which enriches employee experience through job sharing, professional networking and neural networking. He is wonderfully married with two young children, who are the unwitting subjects of his video production hobby.