David Werklund has over 50 years of experience in building successful oil and gas companies. He brings his years of entrepreneurial expertise to the Payload team as Founder and Chairman. With companies like Tervita, Aveda Energy and numerous Werklund Capital clients in his roster his industry knowledge is unparalleled. David has won numerous accolades including being inducted to the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame and the Calgary Business Hall of Fame. David is also a dedicated philanthropist and in 2013, invested $25 Million in the new Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary.