Jennifer recently stepped down as the President and CEO of TELUS Spark, the science centre in Calgary. She is currently working freelance as a North American representation for a European museum exhibition firm. Over the previous 10 years she led the $150MM capital project of concept development, design and construction, through to opening of TELUS Spark. Her vision of active engagement in and with the community, was honed over more than 30 years of experience, starting with Science North in Sudbury, Canada. As a young biologist, Jennifer began her career developing the “nature exchange” concept and leading a team to recover a fin whale skeleton, still permanently on display at Science North.

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The energy transition will be more effective if we can illustrate positive change by examples. Pull the public, more than push, for motivation throughout the system.

Jennifer Martin

We have a threshold opportunity to bring social systems into better engagement with the technical, environmental and economic systems that have been in the spotlight.

Jennifer Martin