Cheryl De PaoliDirector, Strategic Partnerships

Cheryl De Paoli is the Pembina Institute's director of strategic partnerships, responsible for the income that funds our policy work. Cheryl joins Pembina after serving as executive director at the Alberta Real Estate Foundation (AREF) for nine years, where she managed $17 million in assets, built its granting program to $2 million a year, and was an active member of the charitable foundation community in Canada.

She also serves as a member of the steering committee for the Energy Futures Lab, was on the board of directors for the Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations, and completed the 2019 Community Shift program for not-for-profit leaders at the Ivey School of Business. She has partnership-building experience with global corporate, governmental and non-governmental organizations, including in Argentina, India, Mexico, Turkey, and the U.S. She holds a master of science in business from the University of Bath, and bachelor of commerce from the University of Calgary.

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