Rowland Harrison has more than 45 years' experience in Canadian energy regulatory matters, as a lawyer in private practice, a senior government official and as an academic. From 1997 until 2011, he served two successive terms as a permanent member of the National Energy Board (NEB) in Calgary, making him one of the longest-serving members in the Board's history.
Prior to his appointment to the NEB in 1997, he was a partner in the Ottawa and Calgary offices of one of Canada's leading national and international law firms.
Since his retirement from the NEB in 2011, Mr. Harrison has been engaged as a consultant to industry and government on a variety of energy regulation matters. From 2012 to 2015, he was TransCanada Chair in Administrative and Regulatory Law at the University of Alberta.
Mr. Harrison holds an LL.B. from the University of Tasmania and an LL.M. in Oil and Gas Law from the University of Alberta. He resides in Calgary.