Former Chief Executive Officer, Alberta Innovates - Energy and Environment Solutions
As CEO of AI-EES, Dr. Eddy Isaacs was responsible for Alberta’s strategic directions and technology investments in the areas of energy, renewables and emerging resources, as well as water and environmental management. Alongside his team, Eddy worked to broaden collaborations and strengthen partnerships with industry and governments to leverage the expertise and resources needed to position our province as a leader in energy and environmental innovation.
Eddy has been instrumental in promoting innovation across Canada and has served as co-Chair of the Energy Technology Working Group of the Canadian Council of Energy Ministers. He is regularly called upon to provide his expert opinion and insight into Alberta’s energy and environment technology thrusts.
Eddy holds a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta and a B.Sc. from McGill University. He has over 70 publications and 6 patents in the energy field, and in 2014, earned the ASTECH Foundation’s award for his outstanding contribution to the Alberta science and technology community. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and serves on the Boards of the Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada and the Alberta Chamber of Resources.