Bryan Helfenbaum

Executive Director, Advanced Hydrocarbons
Alberta Innovates

Bryan Helfenbaum is the Executive Director of Advanced Hydrocarbons at Alberta Innovates, responsible for programs such as Recovery Technologies, Methane Emissions Reduction, Partial Upgrading, Digital Oilfield, and Bitumen Beyond Combustion. Bryan is also a Strategic Advisor at C-FER Technologies and served as a Fellow with the Energy Futures Lab since 2018. Prior to joining AI, he spent 20 years in a variety of technical, business, and innovation roles in industry. Bryan has a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from Waterloo and an MBA from Calgary.