Ken Chapman – Executive Director, Oil Sands Developers Group

Joining OSDG in June 2011, Ken is focused on improving the quality of life in the Wood Buffalo region, ensuring proper environmental stewardship and responsible and sustainable oil sands development.  He works to engage directly with public policy designers and decision makers in all orders of government, local stakeholders, a wide range of industry sectors, environmentalists, scientists, Aboriginal groups and community leaders.  Named one of Alberta Venture Magazine’s 50 Most Influential People of 2010, Ken is a lawyer, founder of Cambridge Strategies Inc., and a former Chair of the Board of Governors of Athabasca University.  Ken received the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for service to the community, and has ongoing interests in creativity and innovation, social media, citizen engagement, and deliberative democracy issues.