Vern Yu



President and Chief Operating Officer, Liquids Pipelines

Vern Yu was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer for Liquids Pipelines on June 1, 2019. 

Previously, Mr. Yu served as Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer and prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Planning and Chief Development Officer.

Prior to joining Corporate Development, Mr. Yu served as Senior Vice President of Business and Market Development for Enbridge’s Liquids Pipelines division. During his tenure in Liquids Pipelines, Mr. Yu led the business development team in securing more than $30-billion in new growth projects – which has facilitated access to multiple new refining markets for our customers.

Mr. Yu has been part of the Enbridge team for more than two decades, after joining the company in 1993 in Toronto, and has held a series of roles with increasing responsibility in the company’s corporate and financial areas. Prior to joining Enbridge, Mr. Yu worked as an engineer at TransCanada Corporation and Bow Valley Industries.

Mr. Yu is a Professional Engineer and he holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in finance from the University of Toronto, as well as a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in applied science from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont.

Mr. Yu is chair of the Alberta leg of the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer and previously served as the vice chair of the Alberta Cancer Foundation’s board of trustees and served on the public company boards of DCP Midstream and Énergir Inc. (Gaz Métro inc).