Alberta Chamber of Resources

Alberta Chamber of Resources

February 05, 2010 09:00 ET

Resource Person of the Year: Patrick D. Daniel Honoured by Alberta Chamber of Resources

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 5, 2010) - Patrick D. Daniel, President and CEO of Enbridge Inc., has been named Resource Person of the Year by the Alberta Chamber of Resources (ACR) for his leadership and contributions to the resource industry, and to communities in which he lives and works.

"We chose Pat Daniel as Resource Person of the Year in recognition of his tenacity, creativity and leadership, not just in his role at the helm of Enbridge, but in light of his service to the energy industry and the broader community," said ACR Executive Director Brad Anderson. "Pat's efforts have guided Enbridge to outstanding success for many years, including the company's best year ever in 2009. At the same time, his community service, and his advocacy and vision for resource development has contributed greatly to the province. He treats his activities—business and community—with an equal measure of dedication, quiet confidence and inspiring leadership."

Mr. Daniel has built a reputation as careful and thoughtful industry advocate, respected community leader and outstanding role model over the past four decades. He has extensive service in Alberta's resource sector including a posting as President of the Alberta Chamber of Resources in the late 1990s. He serves on the boards of a number of companies including EnCana Corporation, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and he is a member of the North American Review Board of American Air Liquide Holdings, Inc.

In 2007, he was named Canadian Energy Person of the Year by the Energy Council of Canada and in 2009 he received the Distinguished Business Leader Award from the University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business and the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.

The award will be presented to Mr. Daniel at the ACR's 74rd Annual Awards Banquet on February 5th in Edmonton.

The Alberta Chamber of Resources represents 187 member organizations and is dedicated to the orderly and responsible development of all of Alberta's natural resources. The Chamber provides leadership on resource industry issues important to Alberta's economic, social and environmental well-being. For more information, visit

Contact Information

  • Alberta Chamber of Resources
    Brad Anderson
    Executive Director
    (780) 420-1030