Colin K. Gruending
Executive Vice President and President, Liquids Pipelines
Colin was appointed Executive Vice President and President, Liquids Pipelines, on October 1, 2021, with executive operational and commercial oversight for a pipeline network that transports about 25% of the crude oil produced in North America.
Previously, Colin served more than two years as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, with oversight for all the Company’s financial affairs including investor relations, financial reporting, financial planning, treasury, tax, insurance, risk and audit management functions as well as implementation of the company’s ERP transformation system and Sustained Business Optimization initiative.
Since joining Enbridge in 1999, Colin has performed a number of progressively challenging executive roles including Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Investment Review where he led the acquisition of Spectra Energy in 2017 and the company’s subsequent asset divestiture program; Vice President Corporate Development and Planning; Vice President, Treasury and Tax, concurrently serving as CFO for Enbridge Income Fund and Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. Previously he served as Corporate Controller and also led enterprise Investor Relations and Pension Investments.
Prior to Enbridge, Colin held finance roles at Canadian Airlines and KPMG. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Saskatchewan and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst.
Colin and his family reside in Calgary.