Myles McDougall is a proud Canadian and Albertan with a passion for public service and community involvement. With over 18 years of experience living in the Calgary-Fish Creek constituency, he has been a hockey, baseball, and soccer coach, and has contributed to various community organizations as a leader and advocate.
Myles has lived, worked, and studied internationally, including in Argentina, where he met his wife, Patricia, who is currently an elementary school teacher in Calgary. Together, they have a son who attends the University of Calgary.
Myles has had a varied career as an economist, corporate executive, technology entrepreneur, management consultant, advisor, and teacher. He began his career in the Alberta Legislature as the Executive Assistant to Alberta’s Provincial Treasurer. Following this, he spent over a decade living and working internationally for two European-based banks as an economist and energy sector analyst. During this time, he advised governments and global investment funds on energy sectors and company valuations in the Latin American, US, and European markets.
After returning to Canada, Myles spent 12 years as Founder and CEO of PetroJet Canada, an oil & gas technology company that worked with university researchers and private companies on technologies to reduce oil sands’ CO2 emissions. Following the sale of PetroJet, he started a consulting practice providing management services focused on small business finance and international expansions. This included the role of “Entrepreneur in Residence” for a Chilean accelerator program mentoring start-up company management teams.
Myles has also been an active member of the community, serving as President of the University of Calgary Students’ Union, a member of the University of Calgary Board of Governors, the Alberta Progressive Conservative Senior Executive, CFO of the Calgary Fish Creek UCP Constituency Association, and President of Lake Bonavista Community Association.
Myles is running as the UCP MLA for Calgary-Fish Creek to bring his experience and passion for public service to the provincial legislature. He is committed to working tirelessly to represent his constituents and make Alberta a better place to live, work, and raise a family.