Experts on energy and environmental policy

The Pembina Institute is made up of engineers, scientists, analysts, MBAs, planners and communication professionals working throughout B.C., Alberta and Ontario. 

Many of our experts are available for speaking engagements.

Speaking energy for 30 years

Glen Murray, Pembina Executive Director

Book us for your next event

The Pembina Institute can provide keynote speakers for events or experts for small format presentations to corporate groups, associations, government or the public. From our broadly experienced executive director, Glen Murray, to experts in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency, climate change, oilsands, liquified natural gas and transportation, we have speakers that inspire and educate with amazing insights and data.

Rates for senior staff are generally $2,000 to $5,000 plus expenses. We offer special rates for not-for-profits.

To book a speaker, email Desiree Duigou or call her at 403-269-3344 x 114.

Our Staff

Ashley BodiguelInformation Systems Administrator
Benjamin IsraelSenior Analyst
Betsy AgarSenior Analyst
Binnu JeyakumarDirector, Electricity
Bora PlumptreSenior Analyst
Carolyn KimDirector, City Building
Crystal RuisAssociate Director, Strategic Partnerships
Dave LovekinDirector, Renewables in Remote Communities
Desiree DuigouChief of Staff
Duncan KenyonManaging Director, Fossil Fuels
Glen MurrayExecutive Director
Iain McMullanDirector, Strategic Partnerships
Isabelle TurcotteInterim Director, Federal Policy
Jan GorskiAnalyst
Jason SwitzerManaging Director, Industrial Decarbonization
Josha MacNabNational Director of Policy and Strategy
Julia-Maria BeckerDirector, Clean Economy
Kamari AkersFundraising Coordinator
Karen Tam WuManaging Director, B.C.
Kelly O'ConnorInterim Director, Communications and Stakeholder Relations
Lindsay WigintonManaging Director, Transportation and Urban Solutions
Louise GilmourManager, Stakeholder Relations
Mathew HupfieldAssociate Director, Strategic Partnerships
Maximilian KniewasserDirector, B.C. Climate Policy
Melyssa HudsonEngagement Lead
Nichole DusykPostdoctoral Fellow
Nikki WayAnalyst
Nina LothianDirector, Fossil Fuels
Olga YasynskaAccountant
Paul MoranStrategic Partnerships Coordinator
Richard RysakDirector of Finance and Operations
Roberta FranchukSenior Technical Editor
Sabrina GroblerAssociate Director, Strategic Partnerships
Sara Hastings-SimonManaging Director, Clean Economy
Simon DyerDeputy Executive Director
Stephen BujasManager, National Operations
Stephen HuiCommunications Lead
Suzy ThompsonCommunications Lead
Tom-Pierre Frappé-SénéclauzeDirector, Buildings and Urban Solutions

Board of Directors

The Pembina Institute's Board of Directors provides governance, support and operational strategic direction for the organization. The board meets regularly throughout the year.

Our board comprises experienced and insightful professionals who bring to the table diverse perspectives on environmental priorities, business administration, and societal responsibility. Board members serve as volunteers.

David Runnalls
Board President
David Armour
Past President
Carber Goodlet
Treasurer
John Stone
Secretary
Wanda Hellevang
Director
Ken Ogilvie
Director
Dan Balaban
Director
Nancy Olewiler
Director
Leonard Schein
Director

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