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Bernard P. O'Rourke


Bernie O’Rourke joined IMP Group International Inc. in May 1986, and currently serves as Senior Vice President, Corporate.

In this role, he oversees Human Resources and Risk Management providing strategic direction and leadership on Company human resources policies, procedures and programs. He also continues to provide support and advisory services to Executive Management and the Corporate Legal Department.

For many years prior, Bernie served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, overseeing the delivery of legal services and corporate governance for the Company. 

He is a member of the Company’s Executive and Management Committees and acts as Chairman of the Risk Management Committee.

Bernie earned his BBA from St. Francis Xavier University in 1974, and his LL.B. from Dalhousie University in 1979. Prior to joining IMP, he held positions as senior legal counsel in major Canadian resource corporations. 

Bernie is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society, Canadian Bar Association, Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Canada and the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers. Bernie also serves as a member of the Board for the Waterfront Development Corporation and the Canadian Lawyers Insurance Association.