Board of Directors

Catherine Koch

Catherine’s career began on completing a Chartered Accountant (CA) designation and a few years thereafter she moved into the post-secondary education sector. From beginning as an accounting instructor she advanced to management positions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ontario before returning to her home province of Alberta after a 17-year absence. She has a breadth of experience, and within Alberta has served as a dean of business programs, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Student Services Officer, and Chief Academic Officer.  Her abiding interest is in improving opportunities through lifelong learning, both formal and informal, in order to improve quality of life for individuals and communities. While working in the UAE and then Ontario she completed two masters degrees through hybrid learning. Catherine is a member of the Métis Nation of Alberta and she and her husband have two daughters, two sons-in-law, and four grandchildren. While serving at Keyano College she completed a Chartered Director designation. Catherine retired from full time employment in 2022 and intends to continue contributing to a strong, healthy Alberta.

Dan Forigo

Dan Forigo has spent nearly two decades working in or directly with the energy industry, bringing a wealth of experience in operations, business development, stakeholder engagement, operational effectiveness, project planning, and finance. Throughout his career, Dan has made significant contributions to acquisition and growth efforts, strategic partnership development, and improved utilization and optimization of talent, equipment, and capital in various executive roles. In addition to his professional pursuits, Dan is passionate about contributing to his community and serves as a Governor with the Canadian Energy Executive Association (CEEA) while also holding the position of Treasurer on the executive committee of the Calgary Flames Ambassadors Program. He is a long-standing volunteer for the Calgary Stampede Courtesy Car Committee and is one of 25 like-minded local businessmen who make up the Big-Hearted Mavericks, a group dedicated to contributing to local children’s charities and western sport.

Mike Daley

Mike Daley is an executive leader with over four decades of progressive experience in the energy industry, bringing experience in operations excellence, operational discipline, and operations managing systems. He has a strong understanding of HSE and sustainability from a business perspective and contemporary concerns, issues, and opportunities of operating companies and third-party service providers. Mike is knowledgeable about northern Alberta’s indigenous history, culture, and opportunities. He frequently returns to the Fort McMurray region for business, friends, family, and volunteer activities. Mike also has a deep understanding of the fiduciary requirements of a board, executive, and line leadership. Currently, he serves on the boards of the Alberta Charitable Foundation (Knights of Columbus) and the Fort McMurray Heritage Society. Mike has also served on the boards of the Fort McMurray Community Christmas Day Dinner, Sacred Cow Company, Inc., Oil Sands Safety Association, and Fort McMurray Marine Park Committee.

Saad Rahali

Saad Rahali is a Senior Investment Director with the Canada Infrastructure Bank, with a focus on Energy Transition, Trade and Agriculture Infrastructure. He is a skilled problem solver and empathetic leader who leverages his multidisciplinary expertise in impact investing, risk management, energy transition, and infrastructure to support large and medium-sized organizations. Based in Calgary, Saad has over 18 years of experience in the power and infrastructure sectors in both Canada and Morocco. Prior to his current role, he served as Vice President Finance with Infrastructure Ontario, where he led large transactions in social and civil infrastructure. Saad is a CFA Charterholder and holds a Master’s degree in Sustainable Development. Saad values building an equitable and inclusive environment and is an advocate for equity and inclusiveness in today’s investment landscape. 

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