General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Alec Silenzi has over 23 years of legal and business experience, both in in-house and private practice settings. He has held General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Compliance Officer roles since 2007, primarily with international E&P companies. He has led a number of large public and private M&A transactions and financings during his in-house career.
Prior to moving into an in-house role, Alec was a corporate and securities partner at the national law firm Gowlings LLP.
Alec has significant in-house, corporate, commercial, oil and gas, M&A, securities, governance, corporate secretarial, compliance, employment and commercial litigation experience, as well as significant international experience. In the early part of his career, before moving to a corporate practice, he practiced as a commercial litigator, and conducted a number of trials at the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta.
Alec was called to the Bar of the Law Society of Alberta in 1995, received his law degree from the University of Alberta in 1994, and his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Calgary in 1990.