Dr Harrie Vredenburg

Dr. Harrie Vredenburg is Professor and Suncor Chair in Strategy and Sustainability at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business and Research Fellow at the University’s School of Public Policy. He is also International Research Fellow at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. He founded Haskayne’s Global Energy Executive MBA and served as its Academic Director from inception in 2010 to 2018.

He has authored or coauthored more than 50 frequently cited papers in leading journals including Strategic Management Journal, MIT Sloan Management Review, Harvard Business Review, and Energy Policy. 

His 2005 Journal of Business Ethics paper ‘Indigenous peoples, resource extraction and sustainable development: An ethical approach,’ coauthored with David Lertzman, is used in leading MBA programs.

He serves as an executive board member of Project Reconciliation, an initiative to acquire a majority interest in the TransMountain pipeline and expansion by an inclusive coalition of western Canadian First Nations both on and off the right-of-way.  He is also a non-executive member of the boards of directors of several publicly-traded and private international energy companies.