Melanie Pedersen is a professional geologist with over 27 years of experience in the energy industry successfully managing, exploring, acquiring, and developing petroleum assets. She is currently a senior VP at Teine Energy.
Following the completion of an MSc project centered in Canada’s high arctic, Melanie started her energy career at a major oil and gas company in Calgary. After shifting gears and looking for a well-rounded business experience, she helped found a startup in 2006 which has grown into one of the largest private energy companies in Canada. As a member of the senior management team at Teine Energy, a team that has raised over $1.6B in financing, Melanie played an important role in the growth story of Teine through her work building and leading the geoscience department. She has a talent for creative thinking, problem solving, resource and project management, enabling team success, and implementing strategic initiatives.
Melanie holds a bachelor’s (Hons) in geology from Queen’s University and a master’s in geology from the University of Ottawa. She is a professional geologist and member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and Saskatchewan (APEGS).