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CERI Research Advisory Committee

The research advisory committee assists CERI with the identification and review of research projects.  Energy sector professionals are appointed to the RAC for their individual expertise in economics, engineering, environmental management, stakeholder relations and energy policy.  These individuals volunteer their time to provide advice to CERI.

The advice from the RAC ranges from identifying relevant topics to fact checking of the data in our reports.  The assumptions included in CERI reports are challenged so that reasonable assumptions provide a more relevant analysis.  RAC members recognize and respect their role is to provide input to CERI, and that CERI alone takes responsibility for the final product produced by the institute.

CERI is pleased to have the following professionals on our research advisory committee.

Dr. Joule Bergerson, Assistant Professor
University of Calgary

View Ms. Bergerson's biography






Mr. James Brown, P. Eng. Principal
ERM Certification & Verification Services

View Mr. Brown's biography








Richard Carlson
Pollution Probe







Mr. Jim Hughes
Calgary, Alberta








Mr. Bruce Lourie
Ivey Foundation

View Mr. Lourie's biography






Garret Matteotti
Director, Business Development
Alberta's Industrial Heartland



Mr. Paul-Emile McNab
Senior Manager, Research
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business







Mr. Mark Pinney, Manager Markets and Transportation
Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

View Mr. Pinney's biography







Dr. Shahrzad Rahbar, President
Industrial Gas Users Association

View Dr. Rahbar's biography









Ms. Yasmin Rahemtulla
Director, Energy Markets
Alberta Energy







Eric SanCartier

Energy and Economic Analysis Division
Natural Resources Canada