Director since January 2015
Governance, Nominating & CSR Committee
Mr. Kerr was President and Chief Executive Officer and director of Enerplus Corporation (a TSX and NYSE-listed company) from May 2001 until July 2013. He is a past Chairman of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, a former director of Deer Creek Energy Limited and Laricina Energy Ltd., a past member of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives and of the Management Advisory Council of the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary.
He has gained extensive management experience in leadership positions at various oil and gas companies since launching his career in 1979. He started his employment with Enerplus Corporation and its predecessor firms in 1996, and held positions of increasing responsibility, including the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President.
He has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary. Mr. Kerr received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1979 and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta. Mr. Kerr is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors Education Program and holds the ICD.D designation and is a member of the executive of the Calgary Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors.