Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> March 10, 2003

John Lau – Husky Energy Inc (hse:tse)

JOHN C. S. LAU was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Husky Oil (now Husky Energy Inc.) in 1993. He holds a Bachelor of Economics degree and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Queensland, Australia. Mr. Lau is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, the Australian Society of Accountants, the Hong Kong Society of Accountants, the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Administrators of the United Kingdom. As President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Lau is a member of Husky's Board of Directors and is responsible for Husky's corporate direction, strategic planning and corporate policies. Prior to joining Husky, Mr. Lau served in a number of senior executive roles within the Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited and Hutchison Whampoa Limited group of companies. Mr. Lau was recently recognized for his long-term commitment to the Frog Lake people and named Honorary Chief of the Frog Lake First Nation and given the Cree name Chief Earth Child. Mr. Lau served on the Board of Governors of the University of Calgary for six years. He is also a Past Chair of the University's Audit Committee and has sat as a Director of the Killiam Scholarship Fund. Mr. Lau is a Board member of the Alberta Economic Development Authority and has been on the Board of Governors of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) as well as its East Coast Committee and Executive Committee. Mr. Lau was appointed to and served on the Executive Committee of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and was Chairman of the Finance Committee. In addition, Mr. Lau has been highly involved in community and charitable events, including Honorary Patron of The Canadian Cancer Society, Honorary Patron of The Banff Centre, and Honorary Patron of the Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary. Profile
TWST: Would you start off by giving us a short overview of Husky

Energy to introduce our readers to the company?

Mr. Lau: Husky Energy is an integrated oil and gas company based

in Canada with