Michael Benson

Technical Leader
Canada Energy Regulator

Michael shapes the CER’s technical work and strategic direction on environmental and socio-economic assessments, alternative dispute resolution, and engagement with the public and Indigenous peoples. He supports the CER’s vision to be active and effective in Canada’s pursuit of a sustainable energy future. His professional career concentrates on applying critical and system thinking approaches to solve sustainability challenges. He has experience working with diverse stakeholder groups and applying the principles of sustainable development to the energy system and community-based projects across Canada and around the world.