Partner Council

Mark Summers

Chief Strategy Officer
Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA)

Mark Summers is the Chief Strategy Officer for ERA. He is responsible for the development, coordination, and implementation of key strategic initiatives, partnerships, external relations, and stakeholder engagement that demonstrate and communicate ERA’s unique value proposition. Prior to his current position, Mark was the Executive Director of Technology and Innovation, leading ERA’s technology investment process and project management activities.

Mark’s background includes technology investment program and portfolio management, renewable energy technology, and climate change policy. Prior to joining ERA, he was Director of Renewable Energy at Alberta Innovates. He has also served as a Climate Change Engineer in the Climate Change Secretariat for the Government of Alberta, and a researcher at the University of Alberta.