Mr. Richard Surprenant joined CO2 Solutions’ management team as Senior Vice-President, Process Engineering and Chief Technology Officer in January 2017. Mr. Surprenant spent 18 years working for a major oil company where his functions evolved from refinery technical services and operations to senior executive engineering and commercial roles at national and international levels. His experience covers many upstream and downstream operations and businesses, including oil sands mining and upgrading, oil refining, chemical manufacturing, pipeline operations, power production, renewable energy, sulphur and road paving products, supply chain management and technical and business consultancy.
Mr. Surprenant served as Board Director, Chairman and President for Alberta Sulphur Research Limited between 2008 and 2014 and as Board Director of Sultran Ltd. from 2010 to 2013. Mr. Surprenant holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) from McGill University.