A seasoned executive, Mr. Douglas Wilkes has over 25 years of industry experience in all areas of finance, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, operational and strategic planning, and public company governance.
He is currently Lead Director and Chair of the Audit Committee for the BC Oil and Gas Commission. He has held executive roles in private and public organizations including North American Energy Partners, Canfor Corp, Slocan Forest Products, BCR Group and Tolko Industries.
Trained as a public practice Chartered Accountant, his career has also included significant roles in non-financial areas, including leading the construction of a large manufacturing plant, and leading the marketing and sales group for a large lumber company. In addition to his roles as Lead Director and Audit Committee Chair, Mr. Wilkes has received the designations of Chartered Director and Audit Committee Certified from the Directors’ College (a joint venture between McMaster University and the Conference Board of Canada).