Industrial Power Consumers Association of Alberta (IPCAA)
Vittoria Bellissimo is the Executive Director of the Industrial Power Consumers Association of Alberta (IPCAA), a membership-based organization that includes consumers from oil and gas, pipelines, agriculture, petrochemicals, cement and steel industries. IPCAA is the largest electricity consumer organization in Alberta, and its members have an active interest in promoting a competitive electricity market. Vittoria also serves on the Board of Emissions Reduction Alberta and is a founding Board member of Women+Power, a new not-for-profit organization that supports women working in and with the power industry in Alberta.
Vittoria has served as the Vice-Chair of Energy Efficiency Alberta, and as a member of Alberta’s Transmission Facilities Cost Monitoring Committee, responsible for reviewing electricity transmission projects expected to cost more than $100 million.
Previously, Vittoria worked in Market Structure at the Ontario Power Authority, and had roles in procurement at the Ontario Ministry of Energy, renewable energy research at the Scottish Parliament, and Construction IT at the University of Maribor, Slovenia.
Vittoria has a M.Sc. in Environmental Sustainability from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and a B.Sc. in Mathematics and Engineering from Queen’s University, Canada. She is a licensed professional engineer (Ontario).