leadership for tomorrow – today

Driving transformative change

Energy Futures Lab Fellows

A diverse group of innovators and influencers shaping the energy system the future requires of us.

Aatif Baskanderi

Startup Edmonton

Abbas Ali Beg


Alison Thompson

Borealis GeoPower

Ariane Bourassa

Cenovus Energy

Barend Dronkers

Energy Efficiency Alberta

Brad Nickel


Brandon Holterman

Seven Generations Energy Ltd.

Brenda Barritt

Rural Connector

Bryan Helfenbaum

Alberta Innovates

Candice Paton

Alberta Innovates

Chelsea Donelon

TransAlta Corporation

Claire Beckstead

City of Calgary

Dr. Connie Van der Byl

Mount Royal University

Cor Koster

Ironcor Solar & GP JOULE

Dallas Dunn

TransAlta Corporation

Deanna Burgart

Indigenous Engineering Inclusion Inc.

Devin Beaton

Nutana Power

Diandra Bruised Head

Blood Tribe Land Management

Elizabeth Shirt

Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA)

Eveline Kolijn

Eveline Kolijn Studio

Gareth Thomson

Alberta Council for Environmental Education

Gary Millard

Suncor Energy

“The driving philosophy of the Energy Futures Lab is that we move forward, together.”

Chad Park

Greg Bennett

AIRIA Cloud, GDG YYC, Atheria

Geoffrey Tauvette


Heather Lemon

Alberta Energy Regulator

Hossein Shahandeh

Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute

Jaeson Cardiff

CleanO2 Carbon Capture Technologies

James Renouf

Capital Power

James Van Leeuwen

Ventus Development Services Inc.

Jamie Bonham

NEI Investments

Jeff Bell

Alberta Economic Development and Trade

Jennifer D’Aoust

Energy Efficiency Alberta

Jesse Toor

Alberta Energy

Jordan Stein

Constituency Assistant

JT Steenkamp

Shell Canada

Julia-Maria Becker

Pembina Institute

Julie Bunker


Laura Kennett


Laura MacTaggart

UBC Indigenous Community Planning & Womens Volleyball

Liz Lappin

E3 Metals Corp.

Lliam Hildebrand

Iron and Earth

Maggie Hanna

Common Ground Energy

Mark Brostrom

City of Edmonton

Mark Hopkins

Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre

Mark Chidwick

eDecisions Solutions Ltd.

Marla Orenstein

Canada West Foundation

Matt Beck

The Delphi Group

Megan Lohmann

Community Energy Association

What does a sustainable, innovative and resilient energy system look like?

Megan Zimmerman

Calgary Economic Development

Michael Benson

Canada Energy Regulator

Nathan Maycher

Suncor Energy

Nneka Bowen


Olivia Reshetylo

Student Energy

Peter Koning

ConocoPhillips Canada

Petr Musilek

University of Alberta

Prageet Nibber

ReWatt Power

Rio Mitchell

Director and Producer of Documentary Film

Ryan Robb

Suncor Energy

Saeed Nusri

ATB Financial

Sean Collins


Shelagh Hayes

Western Economic Diversification Canada

Sheena Wilson

University of Alberta

Steve Saddleback

Indian Resource Council

Sydney Kjellander

ACTia - Alberta Clean Technology Industry Alliance

Trevor McLeod


Wendy Ell

Glacier Resources Innovation Group

Yasmin Abraham

Empower Me

Our Energy Futures Lab Fellows represent a diversity of views. Fellows come from government, the energy sector, First Nations groups and environmental organizations.

Views and opinions expressed by individual Fellows do not necessarily represent the Energy Futures Lab or the Natural Step Canada.


Get the latest breaking news directly to your inbox