IPPSA 29th Annual Conference. March 12-14, 2023. The Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta

Speaker Biographies

  • Akira Yamamoto

    Manager, Regulatory & Market Policy TransAlta Akira Yamamoto has worked for TransAlta Corporation since 2016 and joined the IPPSA board in 2021. He is currently in the role of manager of regulatory and market policy with responsibility over Alberta, Canada and US. He is responsible for market policy advocacy and engagement activities and has extensive … Read more

  • Allison Sears

    Partner, Fasken Allison Sears is a regulatory litigator and a member of Fasken’s Global Energy and Climate Group in Calgary. Her practice focuses primarily on energy and environmental matters. With experience before all levels of court in Alberta, Allison also represents clients in arbitrations, mediations, and regulatory proceedings before various federal and provincial regulators including … Read more

  • Barry Morishita

    Leader Alberta Party Barry Morishita was born and raised and has spent almost his entire life in the Brooks area. Barry became the leader of the Alberta Party in September 2021. He has been a member of Brooks city council for 16 years including 5 as Mayor. He also served for 7 years on the … Read more

  • Cheryl L. Terry

    Chief Economist Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) Cheryl has extensive and diverse experience in the electricity industry, acting in many senior roles.  Cheryl has spent the majority of her career with the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) and its predecessor organizations mainly in market design, policy and market strategy and over the last five years … Read more

  • Chris Hunt

    Executive Director and Advocate Utilities Consumer Advocate Christopher Hunt was appointed Alberta’s Utilities Consumer Advocate in March 2015. He leads a team that: ensures residential, farm, and small business consumers have the information they need to make informed decisions about their utility services; mediates disputes between consumers and their utility providers; and represents the interests … Read more

  • Daniel Jurijew

    Vice President, Government Relations and Regulatory and Environmental PolicyCapital Power Daniel Jurijew is currently Vice-President, Government Relations, Regulatory & Environmental Policy for Capital Power.  Prior to his appointment to this role in August 2020, Daniel served for three years as Vice-President, Government & External Relations, and prior to which he served as Vice-President, Regulatory & … Read more

  • David Kelly

    David Kelly, Founder and CEO SkyFire Energy Inc David Kelly is a solar veteran with 20 years in the solar business. David is a professional engineer and leads a diverse team at SkyFire Energy, the largest pure play solar EPC in Western Canada. David has served on the boards of CanSIA and SESA and continues … Read more

  • Dustin Meyer

    Vice President Natural Gas Markets, American Petroleum Institute (API) Dustin Meyer is the Vice President of Natural Gas Markets at the American Petroleum Institute. He leads API’s efforts on issues related to domestic and global natural gas markets, as well as natural gas technology and innovation including renewable natural gas, differentiated/responsibly sourced natural gas, hydrogen … Read more

  • Dustin Owens

    Managing Director, Government and Regulatory Policy Heartland Generation Ltd Dustin Owens is Managing Director of Government and Regulatory Policy at Heartland Generation, responsible for the company’s carbon, environmental and regulatory strategies. In addition to being the incoming chair of the Independent Power Producers Society of Alberta (IPPSA) he serves on the board of the Battle … Read more

  • Evan Bahry

    Executive Director Independent Power Producers Society of Alberta Mr. Bahry’s career interests have focused on public policy development and have led to his current involvement in Alberta’s deregulated electricity industry. In the public sector, Mr. Bahry’s experience included serving in the office of the Hon. Harvie Andre, a Minister in the Mulroney government, which included … Read more

  • Horst Klinkenborg

    Manager Regulatory Gas and Power, Suncor Energy Horst Klinkenborg joined Suncor Energy Marketing Inc. July 2017 as Senior Regulatory Advisor. He has 19 years of experience in the Alberta electricity market. His extensive experience includes short term market analytics, long term market forecasting, business planning and regulatory and policy matters ranging from “Quick Hits” to … Read more

  • Jana Mosley

    President ENMAX Power Jana Mosley is the President at ENMAX Power, the regulated wires business of ENMAX Corporation that owns, operates and maintains the transmission and distribution system in and around Calgary. She has over two decades of industry experience with an educational background in engineering and leadership, including the recent completion of Harvard Business … Read more