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

Angus AffleckDirector, Existing Buildings, Design & Culture
Ashley BodiguelInformation Systems Administrator
Binnu JeyakumarProgram Director, Electricity
Carolyn KimDirector, City Building
Dave LovekinSenior Analyst
Desiree DuigouChief of Staff
Duncan KenyonProgram Director, Responsible Fossil Fuels
Glen MurrayExecutive Director
Holly ThomsonDigital Communications Specialist
Iain McMullanDirector, Strategic Partnerships
Isabelle TurcotteSenior Analyst
Jan GorskiAnalyst
Jason SwitzerSenior Advisor to the Executive Director
Josha MacNabNational Strategy Director
Julia-Maria BeckerDirector, Clean Economy
Karen Tam WuActing Regional Director, British Columbia
Kelly O'ConnorActing Director, Communications and Stakeholder Relations
Lindsay WigintonManaging Director, Transportation and Urban Solutions
Louise GilmourInformation Systems Manager
Mathew HupfieldAssociate Director, Strategic Partnerships
Maximilian KniewasserProgram Director, B.C. Climate Policy
Melyssa HudsonEngagement Lead
Nichole DusykPostdoctoral Fellow
Nikki WayAnalyst
Nina LothianSenior Analyst
Olga YasynskaAccounts Payable Administrator
Paul MoranStrategic Partnerships Coordinator
Richard RysakDirector of Finance and Operations
Roberta FranchukSenior Technical Editor
Sabrina GroblerAssociate Director, Strategic Partnerships
Sara Hastings-SimonProgram Director, Clean Economy
Sarah HoylesCommunications Lead
Simon DyerDeputy Executive Director
Stephen BujasOperations Manager
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
John Stone
Wanda Hellevang
Ken Ogilvie
Dan Balaban
Nancy Olewiler
Leonard Schein


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