Caron Hawco- Director

Caron Hawco, ABC, PMP, is a communications strategist, project manager, local content/diversity advisor, negotiator and facilitator. As President of the Caron Hawco Group, she offers deep industry and business knowledge, expertise and a strong network to solve complex communications, issues management, regulatory and stakeholder challenges facing industry, government, and business. Caron also consults on matters relating to gender and supplier diversity in the petroleum and mining industries.

From 2008-2015, Caron held a variety of management roles with Statoil Canada: serving as a member of its Offshore Canada leadership team; leading the development of its North American Communications Strategy; contributing to its corporate Arctic strategy; and managing Statoil’s industrial benefits negotiation with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Caron is the former Chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industry Association (NOIA).  She was also awarded Newfoundland and Labrador’s Communications Professional of the Year by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).