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North America's Leading Energy Event
June 13-15, 2023
BMO Centre at Stampede Park - Calgary, Canada


Wes Jickling

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Wes Jickling

Chief Executive
Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance

Wes Jickling assumed the role of COSIA Chief Executive in August 2019. Prior to joining COSIA, Wes was the Chief Executive Officer of Innovation Saskatchewan and Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs for Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe. Wes has held senior roles in corporate, government, and international organizations, including United Nations postings in Brazil, Swaziland, Ukraine and Sudan. Wes was born and raised in Estevan, Saskatchewan. He and his wife Shelley have three young children. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Calgary, where he played for four years with the Dinos men’s basketball team.