Robert W.P. Symonds
Chief Operating Officer
Responsible for leading Husky’s Upstream (excluding Asia Pacific) and Downstream businesses, Mr. Symonds also has responsibility for Exploration, Safety, Engineering and Procurement.
Career History and Key Accomplishments
Mr. Symonds was appointed Chief Operating Officer in February 2017. Previously, he held the role of Senior Vice President, Western Canada Production. Prior to joining Husky in 2011, he was Vice President, Canadian Operations with Enerplus Resources Fund in Calgary.
Mr. Symonds started his career with Shell where he held a number of engineering and production/ development-related roles in Western Canada, the North Sea, off Canada's East Coast and Calgary. His senior level assignments included Vice President, Foothills Business Unit; Director of Corporate Strategies; and Vice President, Frontier Business Unit.
Mr. Symonds holds a Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alberta and a Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Edinburgh.
Professional Memberships, Associations and Designations
Mr. Symonds holds a Professional Engineer designation and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.