Tom Collins served as the first president of The Sinneave Family Foundation from October 2011 to November 2015, bringing with him almost 40 years of experience in senior level positions in both the private and public sector to the Foundation. Tom is a founding member of the consulting practice Stratavera Partners and the business advisory practice at Conroy Ross Partners. Previously, Tom served as senior vice-president with two Canadian Pacific Limited Companies, PanCanadian Petroleum and CP Ships. In 2001, Tom became integration coordinator for the merger that created Encana Energy, then the largest merger in Canadian business history.

Earlier in his career, Tom served with the Province of Alberta for 12 years, including seven as an assistant deputy minister in the Departments of Energy and Forestry, Lands and Wildlife and one year as acting deputy minister for the Department of Energy.

Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Alberta and is a graduate of the Banff School of Advanced Management. Tom has served on numerous community and charitable boards.