Jill is the Managing Director of Western Canada residing in ZRG Partners’ Calgary, Alberta, Canada office. Jill leads the Global Mining practice and is a leader in the Energy and Infrastructure/Construction practices. With over fifteen years in Mining, Oil and Gas and over fifteen years in executive search, Jill brings unique capabilities to ZRG’s Industrial Practice globally. Her blue-chip background aligned with her entrepreneurial spirit provides her clients with a unique opportunity to tap into markets where hidden talent and leaders may reside.
Jill under takes senior assignments covering a wide range of technical and operational leadership roles which include Senior Technical, Corporate,
C-Suite and Board Executive positions. Jill is an expert in both mining & minerals and the energy & construction/infrastructure sectors which include oil and gas, pipeline, utilities and renewables as well as all aspects of commercial, heavy civil, earthworks and infrastructure engineering, and construction projects. Jill is driven by results, and repeat business is her definition of success.
Jill began her career at Shell in their Mining group exploring for uranium. She then moved to Chevron where she spent 15 years as an explorationist in their exploration and production department (E&P). She moved to IBM Global Services where she led their Canadian Deskside Services Group which included the delivery of service to all Canadian clients and the Supply Chain organization. In 2017, Jill brought her energy, drive and relentless pursuit of excellence to ZRG Partners.
Personally, Jill is a past board member of Alberta Alpine, the National Sports School, the fund raising team of the Women’s Emergency Shelter and the Calgary Health Trust. She is a current member of the Calgary Petroleum Club, the Pine Brook Golf and Country Club and a Technical Delegate for the Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS), the governing body for ski racing and snow boarding worldwide.
Jill studied Geology at the University of New Brunswick and Queens University.
Hobbies and Interests
Jill is presently working on her ICD.D within the Institute of Corporate Directors in Canada. Jill is an avid golfer, hiker, skier and all things that allow her to enjoy her rocky mountain home.