IPPSA 28th Annual Conference. November 13-15, 2022. The Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta

Speaker Biographies

  • Andrea Roszell
    Director, Global Energy, Sustainability and Infrastructure, Guidehouse Andrea Roszell is an experienced strategist and project manager. Through her work with clients across North America, Andrea has developed an intimate knowledge of the electricity industry and the challenges relating to the evolution of business models for utilities, energy service companies and system operators which will be … Read more
  • Bev Yee
    Deputy Minister, Environment and Parks, Government of Alberta Bev Yee was appointed Deputy Minister of Alberta Environment and Parks on September 18, 2018. She has spent more than 25 years with the Government of Alberta, most recently as Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Relations. Prior to that, she served as Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Forestry. … Read more
  • Caroline Lee
    Senior Research Associate, Canadian Climate Institute Caroline Lee is Senior Research Associate with the Canadian Climate Institute and is currently leading the Institute’s work on technical pathways to aligning electricity systems with net zero. Before joining the Institute, she worked on climate and energy policy at the International Energy Agency, as well as in the Government … 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
  • Duane Reid-Carlson
    President and CEO EDC Associates Ltd Duane Reid-Carlson has 29 years’ experience working in the oil and gas, petrochemical and electric industries.  He is currently the President of EDC Associates Ltd—a company that he founded in 1992.  Since that time Mr. Reid-Carlson has led a team of energy economic analysts that have been responsible for … 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
  • Jason Chee-Aloy
    Managing Director Power Advisory Jason Chee-Aloy is the Managing Director of Power Advisory, with over 24 years of experience in competitive and regulated electricity markets.  Power Advisory is a leading electricity management consulting firm specializing in market analysis, business strategy, resource development and procurement, policy development, regulatory and litigation support, contract management support, market design, … Read more
  • John Moffet
    Assistant Deputy Minister, Environment and Climate Change Canada John is ADM of the Environmental Protection Branch at Environment and Climate Change Canada.  He oversees the Department’s law reform work and numerous regulatory initiatives.  Before joining government in 2006, he consulted to NGO, corporate and government clients in Canada and in developing countries, was Executive Assistant … Read more
  • Julia Frayer
    Managing DirectorLondon Economics International LLC Julia Frayer is a Managing Director at London Economics International LLC (“LEI”) with more than 24 years of experience providing expert insights and consulting services in the power and infrastructure industries. She has worked extensively in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia on a range of issues in the electricity … Read more
  • Justin Wahid Rangooni
    Executive Director, Energy Storage Canada Justin is a lawyer with over a decade experience in the energy sector starting with being a Senior Policy Advisor for the Ontario Minister of Energy and then as a the Ontario Policy Lead for the Canadian Wind Energy Association and most recently Vice President, Policy and Government Affairs at … Read more
  • Kendall Dilling
    Vice President, Environment and Regulatory, Cenovus Energy and Interim Director, Oil Sands Pathways to Net Zero Kendall is Vice-President of Environment & Regulatory at Cenovus Energy and has worked in the oil and gas industry for nearly 30 years, with experience that spans environment, regulatory, health and safety, Indigenous and stakeholder relations, surface land and … Read more
  • Kristjana Kellgren
    Executive Director, Rates, Alberta Utilities Commission ENMAX Kristjana Kellgren leads the AUC Rates Division, a role she assumed in September 2020 after progressing through increasingly demanding legal and rates leadership roles at the AUC beginning in 2014. As executive director of rates, Ms. Kellgren oversees all aspects of supporting the Commission’s determination of just and … Read more
  • Laura Arnold
    Sr. Manager, External Affairs, Regulatory and Market Policy, TransAlta Laura Arnold is the Head of External Affairs, Regulatory and Market Policy at TransAlta Corporation where her portfolio spans regulatory, market policy, government relations, stakeholder engagement, Indigenous affairs and community.  Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Studies from the University of Saskatchewan and a … Read more
  • Lisa Mueller
    President and CEO, FutEra Power Lisa Mueller is a mechanical engineer with over 20 years of technical and business development experience. Ms. Mueller began her career in the space sciences on a NASA project, then moved into the commercial arena by founding and growing her own manufacturing company. Most recently, she served as Senior Business … Read more
  • Marie-France Samaroden
    Vice President, Grid Reliability Operations Alberta Electric System Operator Marie-France Samaroden was appointed Vice President, Grid Reliability – Operations for the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) in February 2022. Mrs. Samaroden is responsible for leadership of the AESO’s Grid and Market Operations. She first joined the AESO in November of 2019 as Director, Engineering, Project … Read more
  • Micheline Pion
    CFO Evolugen Micheline is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Evolugen by Brookfield Renewable. She draws on over a decade of experience at Brookfield in various roles, honing her financial and leadership skills throughout her career. In her current role as CFO, her responsibilities include strategic direction of the company’s operations, business development, energy trading, … Read more
  • Miranda Keating Erickson
    Vice President, Markets, Alberta Electric System Operator Miranda Keating Erickson was appointed Vice President, Markets for the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) in November 2017. She is accountable for the design and monitoring of pricing signals in Alberta’s electricity markets, as well as tariffs, corporate economics, executing large-scale procurements and overseeing the resulting commercial agreements, … Read more
  • Scott Perry
    Vice President, Business Development, Greengate Power Scott is an experienced renewable and battery storage executive having supported the development, growth and operations of assets across north America demonstrating a robust history of mergers and acquisitions, corporate reporting, finance and operational knowledge. Prior to joining Greengate, Scott was the Senior Advisor to TriSummit Utilities Inc, a … Read more
  • Shana Boyd
    Director, Energy Transition, Heartland Generation Shana Boyd is the Director of Energy Transition for Heartland Generation, where she is responsible for development and implementation of decarbonization projects across Heartland’s portfolio.  Shana has more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry in engineering, operational and executive roles with upstream and midstream companies. She holds … Read more
  • Soren Halverson
    Special Advisor to the Deputy MinisterEnvironment and Climate Change Canada Soren Halverson is Special Advisor to the Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada. In this capacity, he leads the department’s development of the Clean Electricity Standard. Soren has over 20 years of experience in economic policy roles in the Government of Canada. Prior … Read more
  • Steve Coupland
    Director, Regulatory and Environment Affairs Canadian Nuclear Association Steve is currently on a part-time secondment to the Canadian Nuclear Association from Bruce Power where he serves as Senior Advisor, Regulatory Affairs for Bruce Power and is the company’s representative in Ottawa. At the CNA, Mr. Coupland serves as Director, Regulatory and Environmental Affairs where he … Read more
  • Tim Boston
    Vice President, Government Relations, ENMAX Corporation and IPPSA Chair Tim has been leading government and public relations for the past 20 years in companies that span the value chain of the electricity industry.  The Hill Times has named him one of the top 100 lobbyists nationally twice.  Before that he spent a number of years … Read more