Mr. Macdonald has worked for several oil and gas exploration firms including Anderson Exploration where he was President and Chief Operating officer.
Larry currently invests and works with a private energy firm called Northpoint Energy which is involved in exploration and development in northern Alberta and northeast British Columbia. He is Board Chairman of Vermilion Energy Trust, which has assets in Canada, France, Australia and the Netherlands. He also serves on the board of Sure Energy, Calgary. Because of his keen interest in safety, he usually sits on the Health Safety and Environment Committees.
He is the past Chairman of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology which has a student population of 12,000. He has served on the boards of United Way of Calgary, United Way Canada/Centraide Canada, Ottawa and United Way International, Alexandria, Virginia. In his work with United Way International, the Resource Development Committee for United Way International, Larry has traveled to 14 countries and many local communities. He and his wife, Gloria, have three children and five grandchildren.