Cole works on utility regulation issues such as utility investment and the pricing of utility services. He holds a Professional Engineer designation with APEGA, a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (Coop Program) and an MBA at the University of Alberta. Previously involved in the Energy Futures Lab as a Fellow from 2017-2018, Cole is back and keen to advance initiatives such as future-fit hydrocarbons, community energy planning, and policy reform (among others) that will advance the energy transition. Cole is passionate about energy solutions that make sense for customers and believes utilities should be enablers of the changes required of future energy systems.