Charlie Fischer (Co-chair)

Charlie has extensive leadership experience in both the energy sector and the voluntary sector. His work in the energy sector included senior roles with Bow Valley Industries, TransCanada Pipelines, Encor Energy Corporation Inc. and Nexen, where he retired as President and CEO in 2008. Since then he has served on the Boards of Pure Technologies Ltd., Enbridge Inc., Enbridge Income Fund, the Climate Change and Emission Management Corporation (CCEMC) and Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions. He is very active in the voluntary sector, with current roles including Chair of the Hull Child and Family Foundation, Chair of the Honorary Patrons’ Council for the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, Chair of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, and Vice Chair of the Canada West Foundation.