Jim Davidson

Executive Chairman,

Jim Davidson is a founding member of FirstEnergy Capital Corp. and has recently acquired the title of Executive Chairman , after 14 cumulative years as Chairman and CEO.  Mr. Davidson is responsible for directing a highly professional team towards their singular objective: being one of the world's premier choices for energy sector investment banking.

In 2008, Mr. Davidson led the company's efforts to establish an office in London, England, which has extended FirstEnergy's global reach.  Under Mr. Davidson's stewardship the firm has won numerous awards for both business leadership and community service including being named as one of Canada's "Best Managed Companies" for four consecutive years and "Best Workplace for Volunteerism and Community Involvement".

Mr. Davidson graduated with an Honours BES (Bachelor of Environmental Studies) from the University of Waterloo.  In September 2012 he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in addition to which he has been recognized as one of the "50 Most Influential People in Alberta" as well as one of Canada's "Top 50 Most Powerful Business People."  Mr. Davidson is also Chairman of Parks Foundations Calgary’s Fundraising Committee and has helped to currently raise over $42 million for the $65 million Greenway Project, excluding his personal donation.  A member of numerous boards for both business and charitable organizations over his career, including tenure as governor of the former Alberta Stock Exchange, Mr. Davidson currently sits on the board of trustees of The Fraser Institute, Junior Achievement– Futures Council, and the Parks Foundation Calgary. He has also been a member of The Executive Committee (TEC) since 2000.

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