Manager, Environmental Performance Improvement

Meera is an environmental business leader with over 24 years of experience in oil, gas, renewables and fuels, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geological Environmental Engineering from Queen’s University. She is committed to helping transform the integrated North American energy system, through low carbon technologies and projects. Much of her career has focussed on climate change and low carbon energy. She previously advised Shell’s top leadership on climate change risks associated with the company’s global business strategies. Upon returning to Canada, she developed climate change and energy policy positions for Shell Canada businesses, and was later responsible for the renewable energy portfolio and strategy, and clean tech portfolio. She also created Canada’s first hydrogen fuel retail network, and was a board member of the Alberta Clean Tech Innovation Alliance. Meera is a board member of COSIA (Canadian Oil Sands Innovation Alliance) and is the Manager of Canadian Natural’s Technology and Innovation departments.

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The challenge is to build a new energy system capable of meeting the energy needs of future generations with secure, sustainable and affordable energy at a much reduced environmental cost. Our industry will, and must, play a major role in shaping the next one hundred years.

Meera Nathwani-Crowe

Alberta’s prosperity is dependent on adapting its energy system to generate business opportunities and economic value. As rising global environmental pressures and societal expectations drive energy development towards a higher level of environmental performance, Alberta – and indeed Canada – has a tremendous opportunity to develop environmental technologies that can then be exported, along with cleaner oil and gas, to help the world manage carbon emissions.

Meera Nathwani-Crowe