Ms. Athaide, a professional engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry, has extensive experience in strategy creation and implementation, business development, marketing and trading and project management.
She is the President and CEO of The Cogent Group Inc. and a Corporate Director. She currently serves on several boards including PHX Energy Services Corp., HSBC Bank Canada, New Brunswick Power and the Calgary Petroleum Club.
Ms. Athaide holds a B. Comm (Honours) from the University of Manitoba and a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta. She has been awarded the designation of ICD.D by the Institute of Corporate Directors.