Nancy L. Smith

Retired Director, ARC Financial Corp.

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Rockies

Streams: Energy, Prime

Nancy Smith has over 35 years of experience in private equity investment, corporate finance and the energy industry. Nancy’s work has been focused on strategy, investment and risk management and fund management.

She spent over twenty years with ARC Financial Corp., (Canada’s largest energy focused private equity firm) and was a member of the firm’s Executive and Investment Committees, its Board of Directors and Chaired its Audit Committee. Ms. Smith has held numerous directorships in private and public companies.

Nancy currently provides advisory support to early-stage ventures, Chairs the Board of Provision Analytics Inc. and is a member of the Advisory Board of Viewpoint Investment Partners. Nancy also Chairs the External Advisory Group for the Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership at the University of Calgary.

Prior to ARC Financial, Ms. Smith was the Treasurer of Petro-Canada throughout the period of its privatization and also served as VP, Upstream Marketing and as Pension Investment Officer. She spent the first several years of her career in Corporate Banking at TD and BMO after graduating with a BA (Economics) and an MBA from the University of Alberta.