Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
Bob was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer on February 1, 2017. Mr. Rooney leads Enbridge’s Legal, Aviation and Public Affairs & Communications teams across the organization.
Bob has over 30 years of energy sector experience. He has held roles of senior executive, advisor, founder, director, and chairman of public and private entities. Bob has significant experience in strategic planning and execution, capital allocation, leadership and management, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, domestic & cross border transactions, business functions and operations, enterprise risk management, corporate governance, and government and stakeholder relations. Before joining Enbridge, Bob was Managing Director of a start-up oil and gas company. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Corporate of Talisman Energy Inc., then served as Vice Chairman and director of Repsol Oil & Gas Canada Inc. In addition, Bob was a partner at Bennett Jones LLP where he was a member of the executive committee and co-leader of the Energy and Natural Resources Group.
Bob is currently a board member of Enbridge Income Fund Group, RimRock Oil & Gas and is the Chair of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. He attended the University of Calgary, earned an LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario, is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and was awarded a Queen’s Counsel designation in 2012.