NAEM 2022 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum

Kym Fawcett

Kym Fawcett

Director, Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
ATCO Pipelines & Liquids Global Business Unit

Kymberly (Kym) Fawcett joined ATCO in 2019 as the Director of Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) for the company’s Pipelines & Liquids Global Business Unit. In 2020, her role expanded to Director of HSEQ for Canadian Utilities and Director Health and Safety for ATCO’s Corporate & Common Groups. In this role, she oversees the development and implementation of strategic initiatives to drive organizational effectiveness, risk mitigation and to further ATCO’s strong internal safety culture.

Over the course of her 30-year career, Ms. Fawcett has contributed predominantly to the oil and gas sector in Western Canada and the U.S., positioning several companies to build industry-leading environmental, health, safety and sustainability organizational systems and cultures. Her expertise also includes policy development, regulatory permitting, auditing, corporate social responsibility and Indigenous engagement.

Ms. Fawcett studied Environmental Sciences at the University of Central Oklahoma and Okanagan College. She is certified in Global Reporting Initiative international standards and is designated as an ISO 14000 and 9000 Lead Auditor in Environment and Quality Management Systems. Ms. Fawcett is a strong supporter of several non-profit organizations, having volunteered her time and industry experience for over 20 years. She is the current President of the Board at The Educational Partnership Foundation, a board member with the National Association for Environmental Management in the U.S., and past-President of the Canadian Heavy Oil Association. Ms. Fawcett also represents ATCO as an Executive Board Member with Utilities Safety Partners, previously known as Alberta One-Call Corporation.

Ms. Fawcett lives in Springbank, Alberta, with her husband, Glenn. She has four children, is an avid outdoor enthusiast, a passionate chef and enjoys travelling the globe.