Mary Jacqueline Sheppard founded Marsa Energy, Inc., Black Swan Energy Ltd. and Pacific Northwest LNG Ltd. Presently, Ms. Sheppard holds the position of Chairman for Emera, Inc. and Chairman of Emera US Finance LP (a subsidiary of Emera, Inc.). Ms. Sheppard is also on the board of Seven Generations Energy Ltd. and Black Swan Energy Ltd.
Ms. Sheppard previously held the position of Chairman for Research & Development Corp., Member of Law Society of Alberta, Secretary, Executive VP-Corporate & Legal Affairs at Repsol Oil & Gas Canada, Inc., Director at Pacific Northwest LNG Ltd. and Director at Marsa Energy, Inc.
Ms. Sheppard received a graduate degree and an undergraduate degree from the University of Oxford, a graduate degree from McGill University and an undergraduate degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland.