Pembina Institute

Media Contacts

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General Inquiries (Eastern Time) | Ontario & Federal:

Bernard Rudny (English / français)

  • Cell: 416-993-2455

General Inquiries (Mountain Time) | Alberta & the North | Organizational Communications:

Julia Kilpatrick, MJ, BA Hon. (English / français)

  • Cell: 403-953-0350

General Inquiries (Pacific Time) | British Columbia:

Kevin Sauve, B.Sc., MJ

  • Phone: 604-874-8558
  • Cell: 604-354-2628


Key contacts by issue area/region:

Note: To help us respond to your request in an efficient manner, please do not contact multiple spokespeople at once. If you have difficulty reaching an individual listed below and you are on deadline, or if you are unsure who to contact, please enlist the help of our media relations team above. Thank you!

Alberta Energy Issues

Amin Asadollahi, M.A., B.Soc.Sc. (Hon.)
Program Director, Oilsands

  • Phone: 403-269-3344 x113
  • Cell: 613-282-3128

Duncan Kenyon
Program Director, Unconventional Oil and Gas

  • Phone: 780-485-9610
  • Cell: 403 999 2036

Chris Severson-Baker, MA
Managing Director

  • Cell: 403-899-7423

B.C. Energy Issues

Josha MacNab, MRM
Regional Director, British Columbia

  • Phone: 604-874-8558 x224

Matt Horne, MRM
Associate Regional Director, British Columbia

  • Phone: 604-874-8558 x223
  • Cell: 778-235-1476

Buildings & Urban Solutions

Ellen Pond
Senior Advisor

  • Phone: 604-874-8558 x229

Electricity & Renewable Energy

Benjamin Thibault, B.Sc., JD
Program Director, Electricity

  • Phone: 403-269-3344
  • Cell: 587-897-6261

Natural Gas/LNG

Matt Horne, MRM
Associate Regional Director, British Columbia

  • Phone: 604-874-8558 x223
  • Cell: 778-235-1476

Josha MacNab, MRM
Regional Director, British Columbia

  • Phone: 604-874-8558 x224

Northern Energy Issues

Shauna Morgan, MA
Senior Analyst

  • Phone: 867-873-4309

Oilsands & Pipelines

Amin Asadollahi, M.A., B.Soc.Sc. (Hon.)
Program Director, Oilsands

  • Phone: 403-269-3344 x113
  • Cell: 613-282-3128

Erin Flanagan
Oilsands Analyst

  • Phone: 403-269-3344 x102

Ontario Energy Issues

Cherise Burda, B.Ed., B.Sc., MA
Regional Director, Ontario

  • Cell: 416-824-0256

Pembina Institute/General Energy Issues

Ed Whittingham, MBA
Executive Director

  • Phone: 403-537-0579

Chris Severson-Baker, MA
Managing Director

  • Cell: 403-899-7423

Transportation & Urban Solutions

Cherise Burda, B.Ed., B.Sc., MA
Regional Director, Ontario

  • Cell: 416-824-0256


Contact us by email

There are two ways to email Pembina Institute staff. Clicking on the names of staff listed above will take you to each individual's biography and contact page, which includes an online contact form that will deliver your message to the individual's inbox immediately. You can also email staff directly; in most cases the email address follows this formula (all lower case, don't type spaces or the plus sign): first name + first initial of last name @pembina.org

If you have trouble connecting with any of our spokespeople, please contact Julia Kilpatrick.


More resources for journalists

For office locations or to look up staff by name, go to the main Pembina Institute contact page.

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