General Counsel & SVP – Corporate Services, Northriver Midstream
Tamara’s portfolio at NorthRiver Midstream includes legal, regulatory, human resources, external affairs and communications. She is most proud of the creative and talented teams and individuals she leads in each of these functions. An experienced general counsel with over twenty years in the utilities, energy and mining industries, Tamara was previously with FortisAlberta where she held the role of General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to her time at FortisAlberta, Tamara was Associate General Counsel with BHP.
Tamara began her career in litigation as a regulatory prosecutor specializing in occupational health and safety prosecutions with Alberta Justice, where she was also a media spokesperson.
Tamara brings a broad range of experience in legal, regulatory, human resources, communications, stakeholder and Indigenous relations to NorthRiver. Tamara has extensive legal and commercial experience and was part of a team that developed the first greenfield potash mine in Saskatchewan in over forty years. The role included obtaining various regulatory approvals, lobbying for legislative amendments and engaging with Indigenous communities.
Tamara has Psychology and Law degrees from the University of Saskatchewan and a Master of Communications and Technology degree from the University of Alberta. Tamara has held various community and volunteer positions.
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