Steve MacDonald

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Chief Executive Officer,  

Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA)

Steve MacDonald is CEO of (ERA), the Alberta-based, board-governed not-for-profit corporation with a mandate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support Alberta’s continued success in a low carbon future. ERA has invested $327 million in over 120 technology projects worth over $2 billion.

Prior to taking the leadership role at ERA, Steve had an extensive career in the Alberta Public Service, serving in a range of ministries including Treasury Board, Energy, Human Services, Innovation and Advanced Education and Executive Council. During this time, he led major initiatives to guide and transform policy and delivery systems to improve outcomes for Albertans. He also currently instructs part-time in the University of Alberta’s MBA and Executive Education programs and a Director on the Board of the Canada West Foundation.

Steve is a holder of the of the ICD.D designation and has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Alberta.