About Us

The Canadian Energy Centre’s mandate is to promote Canada as the supplier of choice for the world’s growing demand for responsibly produced energy. It is an independent provincial corporation that is primarily supported by the Government of Alberta’s industry-funded Technology, Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) fund.


Tom Olsen, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Mike Simpson, Executive Director, Operations

Mark Milke, Ph.D., Executive Director, Research


Joanne Birce, Office Administrator/Executive Assistant to the CEO

Lennie Kaplan, M.A., Chief Research Analyst

Ven Venkatachalam, Ph.D., Senior Research Analyst

Shawn Logan, Campaign and Advocacy Lead

Tamara Rosenblum, Marketing and Media Relations Lead

Deborah Jaremko, Director, Content and Website Management

Brittany Elves, Content Producer and Website Coordinator