Alberta’s 50 Most Influential

Alberta’s 50 Most Influential



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Alberta's Most Influential People: The Next 10 Albertans to Watch Alberta's Most Influential People: The Next 10 Albertans to Watch Alberta's Most Influential People: The Next 10 Albertans to Watch Alberta's Most Influential People: The Next 10 Albertans to Watch


KATE BOORMANAge: 37Author, Winterkill, EdmontonMaster of Arts in Drama (UofA)@kateboormanBoorman is an up-and-coming author of young adult...

Mark Cherrington Mark Cherrington Mark Cherrington Mark Cherrington


Cherrington has been working with young, poor and vulnerable people in Edmonton for more than 20 years.

Chris Potter: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Chris Potter: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Chris Potter: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Chris Potter: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014
Karen Kleiss Karen Kleiss Karen Kleiss Karen Kleiss


Darcy Henton & Karen Kleiss catalyzed change in Alberta’s foster care system.

Marianne Ryan Marianne Ryan Marianne Ryan Marianne Ryan


Marianne Ryan: RCMP officer and great role model.

Kent Foster Kent Foster Kent Foster Kent Foster


Kent Foster is a rising star in Calgary’s private equity space.

Scott Clements Scott Clements Scott Clements Scott Clements


Scott Clements is helping people in Fort McMurray get where they want to go.

James Pasieka James Pasieka James Pasieka James Pasieka


James Pasieka closes every deal he works.

Chris Buyze: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014 Chris Buyze: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014 Chris Buyze: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014 Chris Buyze: Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People 2014


Chris Buyze convinces powerful people to build a better city.

Manny Makia Manny Makia Manny Makia Manny Makia
Sean Carter Sean Carter Sean Carter Sean Carter


The founder of BikeBike, Calgary's citizen cyclery.

Timothy Caulfield Timothy Caulfield Timothy Caulfield Timothy Caulfield


Timothy Caulfield, a scientific superhero.

Harbir Chhina Harbir Chhina Harbir Chhina Harbir Chhina


Harbir Chhina, the godfather of in situ oil sands developments.

Tom Crist: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Tom Crist: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Tom Crist: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014 Tom Crist: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014


In 2012, Tom Crist won $40 million in a Lotto Max draw. Then he donated it to cancer research.

Wenran Jiang Wenran Jiang Wenran Jiang Wenran Jiang


Wenran Jiang connects Alberta to China behind the scenes.

Daryl Katz Daryl Katz Daryl Katz Daryl Katz
Roy Whitney Roy Whitney Roy Whitney Roy Whitney


Chief Roy Whitney finalize a ring road, negotiating a suitable deal between Calgary, Ottawa and the Tsuu T’ina.

Shane Fildes Shane Fildes Shane Fildes Shane Fildes


Shane Fildes' shop is underwriting some of the energy sector’s biggest deals – and dealmakers.