Vice President, Government Relations and Regulatory and Environmental Policy
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 & Environmental Policy. Daniel has been with Capital Power since its inception in 2009 and has over 20 years of experience in electricity markets.
Daniel is accountable and responsible for Capital Power’s government relations, regulatory and environmental policy advocacy and engagement activities in all of the Canadian and US jurisdictions in which Capital Power has assets in operation or development.
Daniel has participated on behalf of Capital Power in numerous working group and stakeholder processes undertaken by the Government of Alberta, AESO and other market agencies regarding a range of issues, including reviews relating to Alberta’s climate change policies and electricity market design. Daniel currently represents Capital Power on the Board of Directors of the Independent Power Producers Society of Alberta (“IPPSA”) and served as Chair of IPPSA for a two-year term from 2018 – 2020.
Prior to Capital Power, Daniel was with EPCOR Utilities Inc. He was Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs from
2001 – 2005, and Director, Strategic Initiatives from mid-2005 to June 2009. In his latter role, Daniel was primarily responsible for evaluating and leading commercial efforts relating to emerging generation technologies of potential interest to EPCOR. From October 1990 – July 2001, he was employed with the Alberta Department of Energy in various capacities including Economist, Senior Economist and, at the time of his departure, Director, Natural Gas.
Daniel graduated from the University of Alberta in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), with a specialization in Economics.