Janet Annesley

Janet Annesley

Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Human Resources

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Annesley is responsible for internal and external communications, stakeholder relations, government and Indigenous relations, and public policy. Ms. Annesley also has responsibility for ESG, Human Resources and Corporate Services.

Ms. Annesley leads Husky's strategy and engagement approach with internal and external business stakeholders on sensitive or high-profile issues having potential for significant strategic business and reputation impact. She is responsible for developing relationships and communicating corporate initiatives to governments, Indigenous communities, stakeholders and employees in a transparent and effective manner, and ensuring Husky remains a top employer of choice.

Career History and Key Accomplishments

Ms. Annesley joined Husky as Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs in 2017.

Prior to joining Husky, Ms. Annesley was Chief of Staff to Canada's Minister of Natural Resources in Ottawa. From 1999 to 2009 she worked at Shell in a variety of Corporate, Downstream and Oil Sands communications, stakeholder engagement and government relations roles. She also served as Vice President of Communications at the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, which represents Canada's upstream oil and gas industry.


Ms. Annesley holds a Bachelor of Applied Communications degree from Mount Royal College, and Master's of Business Administration degrees from Queen's University and Cornell University.

Professional Memberships, Associations and Designations

Ms. Annesley is an Accredited Business Communicator and Gold Quill Award winner with the International Association of Business Communicators. She serves on the board for the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the advisory board for the Future Skills Centre. She is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.