Dr. Chika Onwuekwe joined the ENMAX Board in 2021 and has over 20 years of legal and executive experience. He is currently the Vice President, Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Trican Well Service Ltd. He serves as Treasurer and Director of the Association of Corporate Counsel, Alberta Chapter. He is actively involved in volunteer and non-profit organizations, including as Co-Chair of the BlackNorth Initiative Mentorship and Sponsorship Committee, Chair of the BlackNorth Initiative Alberta Chapter, and Trustee of the Nigerian Canadian Association of Calgary.
Dr. Onwuekwe was previously the General Counsel of PTW Energy Services Ltd. and in addition to his executive experience, practiced corporate commercial law at MLT Aikens (formerly MacPherson Leslie Tyerman LLP) and Norton Rose Canada LLP (formerly Macleod Dixon LLP). Dr. Onwuekwe was previously an Assistant Professor of Law and Society at the University of Calgary and an Adjunct Professor of Business Law at LBS Pan-African University in Lagos.
Dr. Onwuekwe has received many acknowledgements during his career, including a Queen's Counsel appointment from the Province of Alberta and various awards for his volunteerism and service to the African community in Canada. Dr. Onwuekwe holds LL.M and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Saskatchewan, an LL.M. from the University of Lagos and an LL.B from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria. He is also a registered Trademark Agent (Canada).
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