Business Advisory Council (BAC)

Terry Freeman

Terry Freeman

Head of Investments

ATB Capital
Edmonton, Alberta


Terry Freeman is currently the Head of Investments at ATB Capital.

In the past he served as Managing Director of Northern Plains Capital, a niche private equity firm specializing in growth oriented oil field services and energy industrial investments. Founded in 2005, Northern Plains has $140 million under management in three funds and has made 17 investments in various companies.  As a Managing Director, Mr Freeman was responsible for sourcing investments and investors, driving strategy, value creation and eventual exits for investments and corporate governance at a Board of Directors level.

Mr Freeman also spent a decade as CFO of Flint Energy Services, where he managed the financial and administrative operations of the company including investor and banking relations, risk management, mergers and acquisitions and various other executive responsibilities including acting as Corporate Secretary.

In addition to these roles, he has held multiple volunteer positions with the ICAA CFO Leadership Program, the University of Alberta, and various community and charitable organizations. He has also served on the Board of Directors of numerous public- and privately-held companies.

In his spare time, Mr Freeman enjoys running marathons and spending time with his wife of 24 years, Kate, and their two children - Michael age 22 and Emma age 20.