Welcome to #IWD2024

Thank you to the amazing partner companies that have sponsored this event and have chosen to join us to #InspireInclusion

*This event will be filmed and photographed

Event Agenda

Registration: Open from 3:00 – 3:30 pm

Welcome Address & Land Acknowledgement: Donovan Nielsen, President | Scovan

Our Partner, CHOA: Jennifer Turner, Vice-President | CHOA

Esquao, Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women: Elder Jackie Bromley | Esquao

Keynote Speaker: Anamika Mukherjee, Venture Capital Investor, Sustainability, Decarbonization & Energy Transition
Sponsored by PTW, Introduction by Jane Cavanagh

Keynote Speaker: Heather Campbell, Energy Professional, Independent Advisor
Sponsored by Fever Communications, Introduction by Stephanie de Maio

Keynote Speaker: Jana Mosley, President, ENMAX Power Corporation, Leader and Advocate
Sponsored by Colliers, Introduction by Michelle Gratrix

15 Minute Break

Panel Discussion: Submit questions via Slido.com Use code: #IWDScovan Moderated by Dr. Melanie Peacock

Closing Remarks: Andreea Munteanu and Caralyn Bennett | CHOA, Marva Moriyama | Scovan

Networking: Sponsored by Intrepid Group, 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Our Speakers & Presenters

Anamika Mukherjee, P.Eng., MBA, PMP

Partner, Sustainability Venture Fund, BDC

Anamika Mukherjee is a recognized decarbonization and energy transition thought leader in Canada and currently a Partner at BDC Capital’s Sustainability Venture Fund, focusing on investing in early-stage technologies in clean energy, climate action, sustainable cities, and circular economy. She has led multiple transactions and serves on several investee boards. She also serves on the board of The Academy for Sustainable Innovation, a not-for-profit aiming to educate Canadians on climate action and sustainable innovation, and recently joined the advisory committee for Calgary chapter of Green Economy Canada.

Prior to venture capital, she was the head of technology development at Cenovus Energy. Anamika has a uniquely diverse career background that started with engineering design and operations troubleshooting in the energy sector; in 2016, she enabled the operationalization of Evok Innovations, in 2018-2019, she was Chief of Staff to the Resources of the Future Economic Strategy Table at Innovation, Science, Economic Development Canada, where she coordinated governments and resource sectors CEOs across Canada to land on policy recommendations to the federal government to boost Canada’s economic and innovation competitiveness. She’s led the Canadian oil and gas industry in various multi-stakeholder, provincial and federal environmental policy negotiations.

In 2015, Anamika was recognized with a Young Women in Energy Award for climate change innovation. In 2016, she was recognized by the Alberta Oil Magazine for her efforts to enable oil to be a part of a clean energy future. In 2017, she was featured by Natural Resources Canada's Generation Energy for forging the path to clean energy. In 2018, Anamika received two Deputy Minister’s Awards from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada for her outstanding contribution to the Economic Strategy Tables. In 2022, she was featured by the Canada West Foundation as being a thought leader in decarbonization and energy transition.

Heather Campbell, P.Eng.

Commissioner, Calgary Police Commission, Energy Professional, Independent Advisor

Heather Campbell has had a diverse, three decades long energy career in a full range of energy industries. She currently serves as an independent adviser for Rev Innovations.

Ms. Campbell holds a Bachelor of Engineering Science degree in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering from Western University in addition to a Master of Laws in Energy Law and Policy from the University of Dundee. She is a licensed professional engineer practicing in Alberta, Canada.

Ms. Campbell is an engaged, lifelong community volunteer, actively sharing her talents, resources and time by participating and often leading a purposely diverse range of organizations. Ms. Campbell is a board director with Calgary’s performing arts centre Arts Commons, is a member of the Advisory Council for Western Engineering, and is a Commissioner with the Calgary Police Commission. Ms. Campbell performs two clean technology advisory roles: an advisory council member of the B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy and an advisory board member of the National Research Council of Canada's Industrial Research Assistance Program. She is the former co-chair of Alberta’s Anti-Racism Advisory Council and has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal and the Calgary Black Chambers Black Achievement Award in Energy.

Jana Mosley, P.Eng, B.Sc, PMP

President, ENMAX Power Corporation

As President of ENMAX Power, Jana Mosley is responsible for ENMAX’s regulated transmission and distribution business in Calgary. She also directs ENMAX’s power infrastructure, engineering and maintenance services.

With over 25 years of industry experience, Jana has worked for various utilities, industrial consumers, generators and the Alberta Electric System Operator. Prior to joining ENMAX in 2015, Jana served as President for Similan Consulting Inc. and advised companies across North America on electricity policy application, connection to the transmission grid, utility operations and project management.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba and is a Registered Professional Engineer with APEGA. Jana has a Project Management Professional designation, an Institute of Corporate Directors designation and completed the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. In addition to her role at ENMAX, she serves on the board of the Western Energy Institute, is a 2022 Calgary Influential Women in Business award recipient and is a 2023 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award winner. She is an active mentor and advocate for women and leaders, focused on helping them achieve their full potential.

Melanie Peacock, PhD, MBA, FCPHR, SHRM-SCP

Owner, Double M Training and Consulting

Dr. Melanie Peacock, of Double M Training and Consulting, has over 30 years’ experience as a Human Resource Management professional and has been extensively involved in initiatives as a senior manager, independent consultant, author and educator.

Melanie was presented with HRD’s 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award in the HR Industry at the Canadian HR Awards. As well, she has been given the Fellowship designation and Distinguished Career Award by CPHR Alberta, was awarded the inaugural Mount Royal Faculty Association Teaching Excellence Award and presented with a Distinguished Alumni award from Western University.

Melanie has led the way as the first woman of colour in different leadership roles and is committed to illuminating pathways for more dynamic and inclusive opportunities for members of marginalized groups.

Josie Nepinak

Board President, Esquao

Josie Nepinak is a proud Anishinabe woman from Treaty Four. She believes in a balanced approach in teaching Indigenous wisdom and healing in combination with contemporary western methodologies to promote the health and well-being of First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals, families, and communities.

Her extensive background includes over 30 years in executive leadership roles, steeped in complex social issues, working with Indigenous organizations, and advocating for Indigenous women and families affected by family violence. Josie has a bachelor’s degree in Women’s Studies, along with ongoing professional development in management. She chaired the Calgary Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Committee and is affiliated with numerous national and provincial boards and councils.

Donovan Nielsen

President, Scovan

Donovan is an entrepreneur and professional engineer with vast experience in the energy industry, delivering integrated projects from oil and gas, power generation, to renewable energy. Donovan brings vision and leadership to his team and the solutions they provide. Through his many years in industrial project development, he has led teams who have executed several successful projects for engineering, fabrication, and construction ranging from new technology installations to projects in excess of $500 million. Donovan incorporated Scovan in 2010, and has grown the company organically and through acquisition in order to provide strategic vertically integrated services. His passion for innovation has led to the creation of transformative and disruptive solutions such as the PadX Partnership and HipVap that will make a significant impact on reducing the environmental footprint of the energy industry. Donovan is a philanthropist, board member, and active supporter in the community. He has been an advocate for gender diversity in the workplace and supports young engineers through an educational grant at the University of Alberta.

Donovan holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta.

Jennifer Turner

Vice - President, CHOA

Jane Cavanagh, P.Eng., M.Sc.

VP, Product Innovation, Scovan

Jane holds both B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. She has 15+ years of experience as an engineer, project manager and new technology champion in western Canada’s energy industry. In her current role, VP Product Innovation, Scovan, she oversees new product development, including the commercialization of Scovan’s HipVap technology and Scovan’s PadX well pad program.

Lindsay Hill

Marketing Manager, Scovan & Fever

Lindsay is an senior marketing professional and entrepreneur. She leads Fever, a second generation family business and brand development firm. For the past two decades, she had led brand and marketing programs for non-profit, B2B and B2C organizations both locally and internationally. As partner, client lead and project strategist at Fever, Lindsay delivers well-rounded strategic plans that help clients achieve their objectives. Lindsay and her team at Fever comprise the internal marketing department for Scovan. They work intimately to lead ongoing marketing and brand initiatives.

Lindsay is passionate about connecting, creating community and supporting those around her. She lives in Calgary with her husband and two spirited kids.

Michelle Gratrix

Accounting Coordinator, Scovan

Caralyn Bennett

President, CHOA

Andreea Munteanu

Executive Director, CHOA

Marva Moriyama

Lead Document Controller, Scovan

Stephanie De Maio

EIT, Scovan

Our Sponsors

Thank you to the amazing partner companies that have sponsored this event and have chosen to join us to #EmbraceEquity

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About Scovan

Scovan is focused on the future of energy, taking a full life cycle approach to projects and creating transformative solutions to today’s energy challenges. Our sustainable and innovative solutions work to create long term value for our partners and the industry as a whole. Scovan offers full EPCM services that take advantage of today, and are relentless for the future. Whether clients are working towards brownfield or greenfield development and oil, power or water projects, Scovan’s range of solutions and innovative approach has you covered.

About CHOA

The Canadian Heavy Oil Association (CHOA) is a member-focused, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to transforming our industry into the world’s most responsible and innovative oil producer.

Founded in 1986, CHOA strengthens Canada’s energy sector and accelerates the careers of our members through a wide range of technical, educational, and networking resources and events. Together, these expand the knowledge, relationships and influence of our members and sponsors within the heavy oil and oil sands community – and beyond. CHOA promotes meaningful information exchange with the public, but does not engage in lobbying.


About Esquao, The Institute for Advancement of Aboriginal Women

Esquao, the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women, is an Alberta non-profit organization that serves to amplify and share the voices of Indigenous women on the issues and challenges they face.

Serving as a conduit to government, boards, academia, funders, and the public, we are at the forefront of breaking down systemic barriers—as leaders, experienced in taking on larger issues, shaping policy, collaborating with our partners, and developing positive outcomes and opportunities for the women we serve.

Esquao is the stylized version of the Cree word for woman. We recognize and celebrate the role, value and achievements of Indigenous women. Our organization is open to all First Nations, Métis and Inuit women and their families, offering services and programs developed by Indigenous women for Indigenous women.

We are equally connected to our traditions and committed to advocating for the women we serve. Drawing upon the guidance of our respected Circle of Elders, Esquao is a voice for change, a voice for healing, a voice for reconciliation, and a voice for Indigenous women everywhere.

While important steps have been taken, the journey is far from over. We welcome you to join us on this journey.