Todd has deep experience providing practical legal and commercial advice across a multitude of oil and gas activities, both onshore and offshore, including power generation, infrastructure and processing facilities construction and maintenance, drilling, and drilling-related services.
Prior to joining Blakes in 2017, Todd gained extensive in-house experience as general counsel and an executive team member with a couple of large international oil and gas companies, both in Canada and abroad.
In those roles, Todd oversaw a broad range of legal and business matters, including corporate governance, risk and compliance, joint ventures, strategic partnerships, as well as the management of large-scale international and domestic oil and gas projects. He also gained in-depth knowledge working with international governments and stakeholders. In addition, Todd deepened his non-legal business acumen through roles involving leadership skills in the supply chain management and government relations departments.