Dan Balaban

Dan Balaban, treasurer of the Pembina Institute's board of directors, is the co-founder, president and CEO of Greengate Power, a leading Canadian renewable energy company. Based in Calgary, Dan is an award-winning entrepreneur with a proven track record of successful business ventures. Dan currently leads the Greengate team, which has been successfully developing renewable energy projects of unprecedented scale in Canada for more than a decade. To date, Greengate has developed nearly 1 GW of operating or near-construction renewable energy projects, which represents close to $2 billion of investment while providing clean energy to more than 350,000 homes.

Prior to starting Greengate, Dan was the founder, president and CEO of Roughneck.ca, a leading provider of software solutions to the Canadian oil and gas industry. Prior to that, Dan worked as a management consultant with EY and PwC. Dan graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science. He was named one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People in 2010 and 2013 by Alberta Venture magazine, a winner of Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year Prairies in 2012 and named one of Canada’s Clean50 for 2015.


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