Paula Campkin

Vice President & Chief Safety Officer, Energy Safety Canada

As Vice-President and Chief Safety Officer for Energy Safety Canada, Paula provides strategic leadership over the development of safety training and initiatives to reduce injury and illness in the Canadian oil & gas industry. Prior to joining Energy Safety Canada in 2007, Paula gained valuable experience in the in the areas of human resources and environmental health & safety working in the oil and gas, construction and utilities sectors.  

Paula holds a bachelor degree (BA) in psychology from the University of Calgary and an master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from the Haskayne School of Business. She also holds certificates in occupational health & safety from the University of Alberta and project management from SAIT. Throughout her career, Paula has attained the following professional designations; Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP), Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Canadian Risk Management (CRM) and Institute of Corporate Directors Designation (ICD.D). 

Paula served as a Governor on the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (BCRSP) from 2013 to 2017. In 2017, Paula became a founding member and Chairperson of the Women in Occupational Health & Safety Society (WOHSS), an organization with the mission to foster the advancement of women working in health and safety in Alberta.