Mary Hansen leads the 2023/2024 Scholarship Committee for SPECEF. In her role as the Director of Energy Advisory at McDaniel, she provides strategic guidance for merger and acquisition opportunities and helps operators and investors in the upstream and midstream sector achieve their business objectives. Her expertise spans various energy plays, including the Montney, Duvernay, Oilsands, Bakken, Eagle Ford and Gas Storage Reservoirs.
Mary is actively involved in numerous industry associations. She serves on the committee for the 2023 SPE Montney & Duvernay Technical Workshop, and for over five years, she has been a Chair and Committee Member for the SPE/CHOA Slugging it Out Heavy Oil Conference. In 2019, she authored and presented a paper at the ATCE.
Mary holds a Bachelor of Engineering Science in Chemical Engineering from Western University and a Bachelor of Arts in Honors Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business. In her leisure time, Mary enjoys traveling, skiing and hiking in the mountains, and catching live music at local venues.
Mary is excited about the future in Canadian Energy and is passionate to engage with students who will make their own impact in the industry.