Leadership Team

Jane Keast – President and CEO

Jane Keast was appointed President and CEO of Trans-Northern Pipelines Inc. in August 2020. A licensed professional engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the Oil and Gas, and Power Generation sectors, her career has spanned a broad range of leadership experience in Operations, Engineering, and Maintenance, in addition to functional roles in Environmental Health & Safety and Supply Chain Management. Most recently, Ms. Keast was supporting the Suncor Commerce City Refinery leadership team on the advancement and implementation of safety, reliability, and environmental improvements. From 2012-2016, she led the Suncor St. Clair Ethanol Plant business, progressing the development and implementation of a long-term strategy and operational management system, and embedding operational discipline principles into everyday operations. Ms. Keast holds both a Chemistry degree and a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) degree from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont.

Michèle Laperrière – Vice-President, Engineering and Integrity

Michèle Laperrière has worked in the energy sector since 1995 when she joined Imperial Oil. With a backgkround in mechanical engineering, Ms. Laperrière has held a variety of project-management, planning and supply roles throughout her career that saw her working in the provinces of Ontario, Quebec and on Canada’s East Coast. Prior to her appointment to lead the company’s Engineering and Integrity Group on July 1, 2020, Ms. Laperrière led initiatives to enhance Trans-Northern’s Operational Excellence Management System.

Gail Sharko – Manager, Regulatory and External Affairs

Gail Sharko joined Trans-Northern Pipelines in 2012. With over 30 years of experience, she has held senior positions within the transportation industry specializing in Health and Safety, Quality, Regulatory and Compliance. Ms. Sharko is responsible for ensuring that TNPI conducts its business within regulatory requirements and follows sound industry practices to ensure operational excellence for internal and external stakeholders.

Luc Camiré – Vice President, Operations & Corporate Safety

Luc Camiré is a Mechanical Engineer with 25 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry, primarily with Shell. He has worked in Ontario and Quebec in a variety of roles, including bulk terminal operations and project management. Mr. Camiré also brings several years of experience in leading HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) management systems. Mr. Camiré is responsible for leading the Product Movement and Field Services groups at TNPI.

Michael Speagle – Director, Business Services and Secretary-Treasurer

Michael Speagle has been with TNPI over 20 years. In his current role, Mr. Speagle is responsible for financial reporting, taxation, treasury, and overseeing the accounting and budgeting functions for TNPI. Mr. Speagle is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University.

Alain Boulanger – Manager, Security, Environment & Emergency Management

Alain Boulanger joined TNPI in late 2017. Mr. Boulanger has been in the oil & gas industry since 1988 when he joined Shell Canada in Quebec. Throughout his career at Shell, he held multiple positions in engineering & environmental services, commercial & technical roles and he most recently was the Canadian lead for emergency & crisis management. Alain has worked in the provinces of Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and in the United States. Mr. Boulanger is responsible for TNPI’s security, environment and emergency management programs.

Nadia Zorzi – Manager, Human Resources

Nadia Zorzi joined Trans-Northern Pipelines in 2015, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administrative Studies from York University. Throughout her career Ms. Zorzi has worked in a variety of Human Resource roles within the oil and gas sector, mainly supporting Petro-Canada and Suncor. She is responsible for supporting TNPI’s Human Resource development. Ms. Zorzi provides expertise and guidance as the Manager, Human Resources for all HR driven initiatives and programs.