Ralph Hesje

Calgary, AB

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Ralph Hesje’s professional career has encompassed a variety of senior roles, such as the CEO of Surepoint and Petro West, Board member of SaskEnergy and Heritage Gas, and Board Chairman of Ceiba Energy. During his career, he has also successfully bought, sold, intigrated and merged international and domestic companies – including; Transportadora de Gas Del Norte, ENRON Gas do Brazil, Willbros Canada and CCS Mid-Stream, .

His versatile areas of expertise span organizational and governance structures for public and private companies, creating value through restructuring and turnarounds, strategy development, and effective team building.

Ralph’s high level of business acumen is demonstrated by his first-hand experience and passion for growing companies to their full potential – which he believes is only possible through mentoring and coaching the people who lead them.

He believes that his biggest success has been creating high energy, engaged teams that are built on a foundation of accountability culture – which supports setting targets, measuring and reporting progress, and celebrating collective successes. Ralph embodies an influential leader and team builder, whose greatest sense of accomplishment stems from seeing the individuals that he’s worked with achieve great success.

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  • Mechanical Engineer Degree, University of Saskatchewan
  • Is on a lifelong path of continual learning
  • Loves to ski and golf
  • Has three children and – so far – two grandchildren