Bill Yardley was named Enbridge’s executive vice president and president of Gas Transmission and Midstream on Feb. 27, 2017, with responsibility for all of Enbridge’s natural gas pipeline and midstream business across North America. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Spectra Energy Partners, and Chairman of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA). Mr. Yardley, based in Houston, was previously president of Spectra Energy’s U.S. Transmission and Storage business. Mr. Yardley joined the company in 2000 as general manager of marketing for Spectra Energy's predecessor company, Duke Energy Gas Transmission. He later served as vice president of marketing and business development and as group vice president of the company’s Northeastern U.S. assets and operations. Mr. Yardley earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Colby College in Waterville, Maine and his master's degree in business administration from Northeastern University in Boston. He also completed the Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program.