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.

Alison Thompson

Canadian Geothermal Energy Association

Ariane Bourassa

Cenovus Energy

Barend Dronkers

Energy Efficiency Alberta

Brad Nickel


Brenda Barritt

Stettler Learning Centre

Bruce Edgelow

EdgeMark Capital & Advisory Services Inc.

Bryan Helfenbaum

Alberta Innovates

Candice Paton

Alberta Innovates

Dr. Connie Van der Byl

Mount Royal University

Cor Koster

GP Joule

David Lynch


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

Geoffrey Tauvette


Gordon Giles

Alberta Pacific Forest Industries Inc.

Greg Bennett

AIRIA Cloud, GDG YYC, Atheria

Heather Lemon

Alberta Energy Regulator

Jaeson Cardiff

CleanO2 Carbon Capture Technologies

James Renouf

Capital Power

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

Chad Park

James Van Leeuwen

Ventus Development Services Inc.

Jamie Bonham

NEI Investments

Jane Humberstone

ATB Financial

Jeff Bell

Alberta Economic Development and Trade

Jeff Zimmer


Jennifer Martin

Jesse Toor

Alberta Energy

JT Steenkamp

Shell Canada

Juli Rohl

ReGenerate Alberta & STRAAD

Julia-Maria Becker

Pembina Institute

Julie Bunker


Kipp Horton

Wind River Power Corporation

Laura Kennett


Liz Lappin

E3 Metals Corp.

Lliam Hildebrand

Iron and Earth

Lorelei Hanson

Athabasca University

Maggie Hanna

Common Ground Energy

Mark Brostrom

City of Edmonton

Mark Hopkins

Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre

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

Marla Orenstein

Canada West Foundation

Matt Beck

The Delphi Group

Meera Nathwani‐Crowe

Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Megan Lohmann

Community Energy Association

Megan Zimmerman

Calgary Economic Development

Michael Benson

National Energy Board

Nathan Maycher

Suncor Energy

Nneka Bowen


Olivia Reshetylo

Student Energy

Patricia Bourne


Peter Koning

ConocoPhillips Canada

Prageet Nibber

ReWatt Power

Ryan Robb

Suncor Energy

Saeed Nusri

ATB Financial

Sandra Odendahl

CMC Research Institutes

Sean Collins

Terrapin Geothermics

Shelagh Hayes

Western Economic Diversification Canada

Sheena Wilson

University of Alberta

Trevor McLeod


Wendy Ell


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.


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