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, 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 BodiguelRecords and Information Services Specialist
Benjamin IsraelSenior Analyst
Betsy AgarSenior Analyst
Binnu JeyakumarDirector, Clean Energy
Bora PlumptreSenior Analyst
Carolyn KimDirector, Transportation and Urban Solutions
Crystal RuisAssociate Director, Strategic Partnerships
Dave LovekinDirector, Renewables in Remote Communities
Desiree DuigouChief of Staff (on leave)
Duncan KenyonRegional Director, Alberta
Dylan HeeremaSenior Analyst
Iain McMullanDirector, Strategic Partnerships
Isabelle TurcotteDirector, Federal Policy
Jahanzaib MunirAccounts Payable Administrator
Jan GorskiAnalyst
Jason SwitzerManaging Director, Industrial Decarbonization
Josha MacNabNational Director of Policy and Strategy
Julia-Maria BeckerDirector, Clean Economy (Alberta)
Kamari AkersFundraising Coordinator
Karen Tam WuManaging Director, B.C.
Kelly O'ConnorInterim Director, Communications
Kurt ArcherCommunications Lead
Louise GilmourInformation Systems Manager
Mathew HupfieldAssociate Director, Strategic Partnerships
Maximilian KniewasserDirector, B.C. Clean Economy
Melyssa HudsonEngagement Lead
Michelle BartlemanCommunications Lead
Nichole DusykSenior Analyst
Nikki WaySenior Analyst
Nina LothianDirector, Fossil Fuels
Olga YasynskaProject Accountant
Paloma YrigoyenHuman Resources and Operations Coordinator
Paul MoranStrategic Partnerships Coordinator
Richard RysakDirector of Finance
Roberta FranchukSenior Technical Editor
Robin EdgerRegional Director, Ontario
Sabrina GroblerAssociate Director, Strategic Partnerships
Sara Hastings-SimonSenior Fellow
Sean Minogue Digital Communications Specialist
Simon DyerExecutive Director
Stephen BujasManager, Operations
Stephen HuiSenior Communications Lead
Tolu BabalolaDirector of 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.

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



Barry Stemshorn
Director

Rick Breen
Director

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