Susan Carlisle

Susan has worked with the Alberta Government for over 20 years and has been in her current position as Director of Alternative and Renewable Energy since 2008.


Currently the Northern Alberta Liaison for ACTia, Susan aims to build awareness and strengthen relationships between ACTia, industry, and organizations such as ABCtech. The clean technology sector is an important part of a sustainable economic future for Alberta.


Susan has a B.Sc. in Biology, a Masters of Library Science and has previously worked in areas relating to oil and gas rights, mineral development and agriculture and forestry research.


Based in Edmonton, Susan’s team carries out policy and regulatory development and implementation relating to alternative and renewable energy. She oversees Alberta’s Renewable Fuels Standard, bioenergy grant programs, and development of an Alternative and Renewable Energy Policy Framework.

ACTia is the only multi-stakeholder, province-wide and industry-focused group working to support Albertans developing clean technology.

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