Ed Whittingham


Ed Whittingham is a passionate, results-oriented environmental professional who has been called one of Canada’s most prominent environmentalists by the New York Times. His background in climate change, energy policy and corporate sustainability has been developed through twenty years of working collaboratively with companies, governments, universities and non-governmental organizations in Canada and internationally.

Ed is the former Executive Director of Pembina Institute, a past board director of the Alberta Energy Regulator, and a past member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Oil and Gas. His op-eds have been published in newspapers and magazines across Canada and globally.

Ed holds an International MBA from York University’s Schulich School of Business, where he specialized in corporate sustainability and international business. During his graduate studies, he was a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada scholar, an Export Development Canada scholar and a visiting researcher at the United Nations Environment Programme’s Japan branch.