Transparency and Strategic Engagement area

Executive Vice President, Transparency and Strategic Engagement – Tracy Sletto

Biographical Snapshot:

  • Ms. Sletto joined the regulator in 2011 with extensive experience in strategic planning, policy development, financial management, strategic communications, and public administration.
  • She has served as Vice-President, People and Communications Services (and Chief Human Resources Officer); Vice-President of Energy Adjudication; Vice-President, Performance & Results and Chief Financial Officer, and then assumed the position of Executive Vice-President in 2018.
  • Before joining the Canada Energy Regulator, she worked as a Director and Director General with the federal department of Western Economic Diversification Canada.
  • She began her public service career with the Government of Saskatchewan with a variety of leadership roles with the Departments of Finance, Post-Secondary Education & Skills Training, and Executive Council.

Professional Affiliations, Degrees and Distinctions:

  • Master of Public Administration, Queen's University
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Saskatchewan

Communications and Engagement Business Unit

Vice President, Communications and Engagement – Amy Jarek

Biographical Snapshot:

  • Ms. Jarek joined the regulator in September 2016.
  • She is a builder, innovator, partner, communicator and change leader with deep experience working internationally and across cultures.
  • She is responsible for transforming the way the organization involves Indigenous peoples and stakeholders in its regulatory processes and increasing awareness of its work amongst the Canadian public.
  • Ms. Jarek previously worked as Global Group Sustainability and Environment Manager with Tullow Oil UK, Vice President, Corporate Affairs with Talisman Energy Inc. and President of Wayword Consulting
  • Using her 20 plus years of energy experience, she established pioneering approaches to community relations and corporate responsibility.
  • She has also built diverse relationships to manage environmental, social and political risks associated with doing business across the globe.

Professional Affiliations, Degrees and Distinctions:

  • Masters of Communications Studies, University of Calgary
  • Institute of Corporate Directors Director designation, ICD.D
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • International Women’s Forum Executive Leadership Fellow
  • Member of the Board of Directors at CARE Canada

Energy Information

Vice President, Energy Information – Anastassia Manuilova

Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Business Unit

Vice President, Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation – Jonathan Timlin

Biographical Snapshot:

  • Mr. Timlin became Vice President of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation in October 2020.
  • He joined the regulator in 2012 and has served as Vice President of Energy Adjudication, Vice President responsible for modernization, and provided executive leadership for the CER’s pandemic response. He also served as the Director of Regulatory Policy.
  • In 2015, he established the organization’s Vancouver regional office and served as its first Director.
  • Before joining the organization, he was a senior policy advisor at Natural Resources Canada and Transport Canada.
  • He has also worked in the private sector in the electricity industry, and for a Cabinet Minister on Parliament Hill.

Professional Affiliations, Degrees and Distinctions:

  • Bachelor Degree in Political Science, Mount Allison University.
  • Graduate of the Canada School of Public Service Executive Leadership Development Program
  • A recipient of the Public Service Award of Excellence in Policy.

Technical Excellence Team

Dr. Brian Chambers, Professional Leader, North

Biographical Snapshot:

  • Dr. Chambers joined the regulator in 2003.
  • He has worked extensively in the North of Canada for more than 35 years in both the private and public sector.
  • He was formerly Executive Director of the Northern Gas Project Secretariat and has held senior positions in local and regional government.
  • He has also served as a private consultant in the field of aboriginal land claim negotiations and natural resource regulatory regimes.

Professional Affiliations, Degrees and Distinctions:

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Polar Studies, Cambridge University
  • Master of Public Administration, Queen’s University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Canadian History, University of Ottawa
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