Mr. Nerland is managing partner of the Calgary-based law firm Nerland Lindsey LLP, practicing primarily in the area of tax and estate planning and has been a partner since 1990. He brings extensive background and expertise in legal, governance and risk matters. Mr. Nerland has a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Calgary, a Master of Arts in Economics from Carleton University, Ontario and an LLB from the University of Calgary. Mr. Nerland is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Calgary Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association. He has taken the Directors’ Education Program offered by the Rotman School and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, having been ICD.D certified since 2011. Mr. Nerland is currently a trustee of a number of private investment trusts and has and continues to serve on a number of public and private boards in the energy, technology and services sectors.