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Karl Johannson

Mr. Johannson has been a member of the Board of Directors of ClearStream since February 2019. He is the Chair of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee.

Mr. Johannson brings with him extensive operational experience in the Upstream and Midstream market segments, including Natural Gas and Energy Pipelines as well as in the Electricity sector.

Since joining TransCanada in 1994, he held various leadership roles, including Senior Vice President, Power Commercial; Senior Vice President, Canadian Power; Senior Vice President, Canada and US Northeast Pipeline; President, Natural Gas Pipelines; and most recently Executive Vice President & President, Canadian and Mexico Gas Pipelines and Energy. Until 2018, Mr Johannson was the Chairman of TC Pipelines L.P., a NYSE listed Limited Partnership.

Prior to joining TransCanada, Mr. Johannson held several marketing and management roles at Northridge Petroleum Marketing Inc., and through 2010, he served as Chairman of Cancarb Limited, a specialty chemical company producing primarily thermal carbon black. Mr Johannson has also at various times been a Director of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA), Canadian Gas Association (CGA), and the Canadian Electric Association (CEA). 

Mr. Johannson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Calgary. He is also a graduate from Harvard Business School’s General Management program (2002).