Geoff Clark, MBA, B.Sc.

GeoffClarkWebChief Executive Officer 

Acceleware Ltd.

Geoff Clark has extensive experience in financial, technical and general management roles in several public and private technology companies, most recently with SQFive Intelligent Oilfield Solutions Ltd. a private oil and gas technology and services company focussed on real-time reservoir monitoring. Before joining SQFive, Geoff was CFO of TSX listed Guest-Tek Interactive Entertainment Ltd., a provider of hotel Internet and video services, and CFO of Pan Terra Industries, a TSX Venture listed environmental services company. Prior to Pan Terra, Geoff was a co-founder of Revolve Magnetic Bearings Inc. a supplier of magnetic levitation systems, holding a variety of positions with including CFO and V.P. Marketing. Geoff holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Calgary.

Geoffrey Tauvette


Director, Fuel and Environment,
WestJet

Geoffrey Tauvette is Director, Fuel and Environment at WestJet and has over 20 years of experience in the aviation fuel and environment industry. He leads a team that procures and oversees the safe delivery of 1.5 billion litres of jet fuel annually into all WestJet aircraft and manages WestJet’s environmental sustainability approach through environmental compliance, implementing climate change strategies, advancing the use of renewable jet fuel and environmental sustainability.

 

Glen Murray

Glen Murray

Executive Director,

Pembina Institute

Glen Murray is the Executive Director of the Pembina Institute. Prior to joining the Institute, Glen was an Ontario cabinet minister, and oversaw several portfolios, including transportation; training, colleges, and universities; research and innovation, and most recently, environment and climate change. In his role as environment minister, Glen led the development and implementation of the cap-and-trade system, and extended producer responsibility in Ontario. His work was foundational to the creation of the Quebec-Ontario-California carbon market.

Glen has held a number of leadership roles, including serving as mayor of Winnipeg from 1998-2004, and was chair of the Big City Mayors’ Caucus. During his time as mayor, he led the successful fight to transfer the five cents/litre federal gas tax to municipalities. He also served as chair of the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy, under Prime Ministers Harper and Martin. Glen was also president and CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute. 

Glen started his career in activism as a founding member of the Canadian AIDS Society, and helped establish the Village Clinic in Winnipeg, a centre for AIDS prevention and care. He has worked internationally, helping establish the World Health AIDS Service Organization’s working group. When he’s not in the office (or baking cookies to bring into the office), Glen lives on his bike.

Harold Krenkel, P.Eng.

HaroldKrenkelWebManager, Processing Technologies

InnoTech Alberta

Harold Krenkel is the Manager of the Processing Technologies group at InnoTech Alberta.  InnoTech Alberta is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alberta Innovates and has a long and proud history transforming the energy, agriculture, forestry and manufacturing sectors.  InnoTech Alberta has evolved into one of Canada’s premier applied research organizations working with clients from around the world to develop innovative solutions to complex challenges.  The organizations multidisciplinary, cross-sector teams offer a diversified range of scientific, engineering and technological research and testing capabilities, and the facilities to support technology scale-up. 

The Processing Technologies group carries out applied research activities for a number of sectors with projects in the areas of process optimization, reliability, new value-added products, and industrial sensor development.  InnoTech Alberta will be the operator of the Alberta Carbon Conversion Technology Centre in Calgary, Alberta when it becomes operational in 2018.

Mr. Krenkel has been with the organization since 2003 when it was Alberta Research Council and subsequently Alberta Innovates – Technology Futures.  His past projects have included mined oil sands extraction, waste water treatment, and heavy oil upgrading.  His previous experience has been in international plant operations and project management in the waste treatment industry.  He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta and is a Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta. 

Heather Campbell, P.Eng.


Procurement Development Manager,
Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO)

Heather Campbell is a Procurement Development Manager, at Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO). She supports AESO’s implementation of the Renewable Electricity Program and other procurement development activities within ancillary services and bulk transmission.

Ms. Campbell has a diverse energy industry career spanning two decades, having held technical, commercial and business advisory positions within petrochemicals, oil and gas, energy consultancies and energy industries. Prior to joining the AESO, Ms. Campbell was a Regional Director with Sustainable Development Technology Canada, working to launch and grow successful clean technology companies.

Heather holds a Bachelor of Engineering Science degree in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering from the University of Western Ontario and a Master of Laws in Energy Law and Policy from the University of Dundee. She is a licensed Professional Engineer.

Ms. Campbell participates in a variety of community and professional organizations as an engaged and committed volunteer.