Bryan Helfenbaum

Associate Vice President of Clean Energy
Alberta Innovates

Bryan Helfenbaum is the Associate Vice President of Clean Energy at Alberta Innovates, where he oversees programs in Clean Technology and Advanced Hydrocarbons with key initiatives in hydrogen, CCUS, digital energy, methane emissions reduction, energy storage, grid modernization, critical minerals, and bitumen beyond combustion. Prior to joining AI, he spent 20 years in a variety of technical, business, and innovation roles in the private sector.  Bryan has been a theme lead for the Clean Resources Innovation network and a Fellow/Ambassador with the Energy Futures Lab.  Bryan’s passion for innovation extends outside the office, where he has taught courses at the University of Calgary and worked on innovative community residential development projects.  Bryan has a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Waterloo and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, with a specialization in Global Energy Management & Sustainability, from the University of Calgary.