President and Chief Executive Officer
Greg Ebel is president and chief executive officer of Spectra Energy Corp, a member of the company's board of directors and a board member of DCP Midstream. He previously served as chief financial officer of Spectra Energy, and before that as president of Union Gas, Spectra Energy's major natural gas utility company.
Ebel has broad experience in both the finance and energy sectors. He served as Duke Energy's vice president of investor and shareholder relations from 2002 to 2005 and prior to that, was managing director of mergers and acquisitions. He began his career as an analyst with Decima Research in Toronto in 1987.
He received a bachelor of arts degree from York University, Toronto, Ontario and is a graduate of the advanced management program at the Harvard Business School.
Chief Administrative Officer
Dorothy Ables is chief administrative officer of Spectra Energy Corp, responsible for the company's information technology, audit services, human resources, support services and community relations functions.
She joined the company in 1985 as a senior financial analyst in investor relations for predecessor company PanEnergy Corp. She has held positions of increasing responsibility including: strategic planning, chief financial officer, information technology, human resources and community relations. Most recently, Ables served as vice president of audit services and as chief ethics and compliance officer.
She received her bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.
Chief Communications Officer
As Spectra Energy's chief communications officer, John Arensdorf directs the company's communications with internal and external audiences, including investors, the media, employees and other stakeholders. He also oversees Spectra Energy's sustainability efforts. Arensdorf has an extensive background in the utility and finance areas, including experience in investor relations, finance, accounting and regulatory affairs.
Arensdorf received his bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas.
President, Union Gas Limited
Steve Baker is president of Union Gas, a Spectra Energy company and one of Ontario's largest natural gas utilities.
Prior to becoming president of Union Gas, Baker was vice president and treasurer of Spectra Energy Corp. He was responsible for all financing and capital market activities, interest rate management, liquidity and cash management, and managed Spectra Energy's relationships with our major banks and with the credit rating agencies. He also has served as vice president of business development - storage and transmission for Union Gas. He handled the business development activities for storage and transmission and was also responsible for gas supply acquisition and planning, product and service development, customer support, system planning and capacity management.
Baker is a chartered professional accountant and a certified management accountant. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in honours chartered accountancy studies from the University of Waterloo in 1986 and his Master of Accounting from the University of Waterloo in 1987.
President, Canadian LNG
Doug Bloom is president of Spectra Energy’s Canadian LNG business, leading the company’s development efforts related to liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure opportunities in western Canada, including the joint venture between Spectra Energy and BG Group to build a major natural gas system to serve a new LNG facility of Canada’s west coast.
Prior to assuming his current role in 2013, Bloom served as president of Spectra Energy’s western Canadian operations. He joined the company in 1987 as a regulatory affairs supervisor for Westcoast Energy in Vancouver. He has held a series of leadership positions of increasing responsibility including: information technology, regulated businesses and marketing, and president of Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline.
Bloom holds bachelor's and master's degrees in economics, both from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia.
President, Spectra Energy Transmission West
Mark Fiedorek is president of Spectra Energy Transmission's western Canadian operations, responsible for four of the company’s western-based divisions: BC Pipeline; BC Field Services; Midstream; and Natural Gas Liquids.
He also serves on the board of directors of DCP Midstream Partners. Fiedorek joined the company in 1988 as a supply planning and evaluation analyst for Texas Eastern Transmission and advanced through a number of leadership positions including group vice president of Southeast U.S. Transmission and Storage and vice president of asset optimization and marketer services.
Fiedorek earned his bachelor's degree in managerial studies from Rice University, Houston, Texas. He also completed the Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program.
Chief Development and Operations Officer
Alan Harris is chief development and operations officer of Spectra Energy Corp.
Prior to Spectra Energy's spin-off from Duke Energy, Harris served as group vice president and chief financial officer of Duke Energy Gas Transmission (DEGT). He joined Duke Energy in 1982 as director of gas accounting and has held positions of increasing responsibility including: controller, vice president of controllers and strategic planning and executive vice president for DEGT's strategic development, risk management, information technology and corporate reserves.
Harris is a certified public accountant. He received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Northeastern Oklahoma State University and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Tulsa.
Reginald Hedgebeth is general counsel for Spectra Energy Corp. Hedgebeth joined Spectra Energy in March 2009. Prior to joining Spectra Energy, Hedgebeth served as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary with Circuit City Stores, Inc., a role he assumed in 2005. Prior to joining Circuit City, Hedgebeth was vice president of legal for The Home Depot, Inc.
Hedgebeth is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Penn State University.
Chief Financial Officer
Pat Reddy is chief financial officer of Spectra Energy Corp and serves on the board of DCP Midstream. He is also chief financial officer of Spectra Energy Partners.
Reddy joined Spectra Energy in January 2009. Prior to joining Spectra Energy, Reddy held the position of senior vice president and chief financial officer with Atmos Energy Corporation. He joined Atmos Energy in 1998 and prior to his appointment as chief financial officer served as vice president of corporate development and as treasurer for the company.
Reddy holds a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of California at Los Angeles and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Southern California.
President and Chief Executive Officer, DCP Midstream
Chief Executive Officer, DCP Midstream Partners
Wouter van Kempen is president and chief executive officer of DCP Midstream, and chief executive officer of DCP Midstream Partners, the company’s master limited partnership.
Van Kempen joined Spectra Energy in 2003 as managing director of mergers and acquisitions and moved on to serve as president of Duke Energy’s Generation Services. He joined DCP Midstream in 2010 and held a number of executive positions, including president and chief operating officer of DCP Midstream, president of DCP’s gathering and processing business, president of DCP’s midcontinent business, and chief development officer. He previously worked with General Electric Corp., assuming leadership positions in mergers and acquisitions, manufacturing productivity and financial planning.
Van Kempen holds a master’s degree in business economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
President, U.S. Transmission and Storage
Bill Yardley is president of Spectra Energy’s U.S. Transmission and Storage business, responsible for the company’s extensive network of natural gas infrastructure across the company. He also serves on the board of directors of Spectra Energy Partners.
Yardley joined the company in 2000 as general manager of marketing for Spectra Energy's predecessor company, Duke Energy Gas Transmission. He later served as vice president of marketing and business development and as group vice president of the company’s Northeastern U.S. assets and operations. He was named to his current position in 2013.
Yardley earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Colby College in Waterville, Maine and his master's degree in business administration from Northeastern University in Boston. He also completed the Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program.