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 O...

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

Pembina Institute's National Policy Director Josha MacNab

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, Simon Dyer, 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 our Associate Communications Director.

Our Staff

Ashley BodiguelRecords and Information Services Specialist
Benjamin IsraelSenior Analyst
Betsy AgarSenior Analyst
Binnu JeyakumarDirector, Clean Energy
Bora PlumptreSenior Analyst
Carolyn KimRegional Director, Ontario
Cheryl De PaoliDirector, Strategic Partnerships
Chris Severson-BakerRegional Director, Alberta
Dave LovekinDirector, Renewables in Remote Communities
Ghazal EbrahimiSenior Analyst
Hoda TalebianSenior Analyst
Isabelle TurcotteDirector, Federal Policy
Jahanzaib MunirAccounts Payable Administrator
Jan GorskiSenior Analyst
Janelle LeeAnalyst (on leave)
Jennifer MenesesAssociate Director, Strategic Partnerships
Josha MacNabNational Director, Policy and Strategy
Karen Tam WuRegional Director, B.C.
Laura HughesSenior Analyst
Linda CoadyExecutive Director
Louise GilmourInformation Systems Manager
Marvin QuitorasSenior Analyst
Mathew HupfieldAssociate Director, Strategic Partnerships
Melyssa HudsonEngagement Lead (on leave)
Michelle BartlemanCommunications Lead
Nichole DusykSenior Analyst
Nina LothianDirector, Fossil Fuels
Olga YasynskaProject Accountant
Paloma YrigoyenHuman Resources and Operations Coordinator
Paul MoranStrategic Partnerships Coordinator
Richard RysakDirector, Finance
Roberta FranchukSenior Technical Editor
Sabrina GroblerAssociate Director, Strategic Partnerships
Saeed KaddouraSenior Analyst
Sarah MacWhirterDirector, Communications
Sean Minogue Digital Communications Specialist
Simon DyerDeputy Executive Director
Stephen BujasNational Manager, Human Resources and Operations
Stephen HuiSenior Communications Lead
Tahra JuttDirector, Clean Economy (B.C.)
Tolu BabalolaDirector, Human Resources and Operations
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.

Dan BalabanTreasurer
David RunnallsBoard Chair
John StoneSenior Climate Science Advisor
Nancy WrightDirector
Rick BreenSecretary
Thomas Marr-LaingBoard Vice Chair


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