Michael Benson

Technical Leader
Canada Energy Regulator

Michael works at the Canada Energy Regulator in the areas of environmental and socio-economic assessments, and engagement with the public and Indigenous Peoples. His professional career concentrates on applying critical and system thinking approaches to solve sustainability challenges in the energy system. He believes that public discussions are an essential part of developing good explanations and guiding societal progress. Not surprisingly, he has experience working with diverse groups of people on sustainable development initiatives across Canada and around the world, including the Energy Futures Lab.