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James S. Kinnear

James S. Kinnear

Chair, Banff Global Energy

Summit Inc.
Calgary Alberta

Jim Kinnear is an entrepreneur with considerable experience in the energy sector. He is currently the Chairman of Caledonian Midstream Corporation, a natural gas producer he started-up in 2017. He is also the founder of other energy businesses including, Kinnear Financial, Pengrowth Management, and Pengrowth Energy Trust.

As President and CEO of Pengrowth Energy Trust, Jim Kinnear provided vision and leadership to one of North America's largest and most successful energy royalty trusts for over 20 years. Formed in 1988 with a Cdn$12.5 million offering, Pengrowth Energy Trust had an enterprise value of approximately $4.3 billion and more than 600 team members when he retired in September 2009. Under his leadership, the Trust provided an average compound rate of return of over 14 percent annually to investors.


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Banff, Alberta


Located in the heart of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, Banff is spectacular resort town in Canada where visitors will surely love the hot springs located there as well as its amazing mountainous surroundings with unparalleled downhill skiing. The town is an ideal place for numerous outdoor activities such as hiking and biking.



The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is a renowned cultural institution nestled in the heart of Banff National Park, Canada. It serves as a hub for artistic expression, creativity, and learning. Established in 1933, the Banff Centre offers a diverse range of programs, workshops, and residencies across various disciplines, including visual arts, music, dance, theater, and literature. Its stunning campus, surrounded by majestic mountains and pristine wilderness, provides an inspiring backdrop for artists, scholars, and performers from around the world. Whether attending a captivating performance, participating in a masterclass, or exploring thought-provoking exhibitions, visitors to the Banff Centre experience the intersection of nature, culture, and imagination.

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