Alison Cretney

Allison Cretney is Managing Director for and oversees the strategic direction and operations of the Energy Futures Lab, an Alberta-based social innovation lab that convenes diverse innovators and leading organizations to advance solutions for creating an energy system that is ‘fit for the future’. Her work includes supporting dozens of entrepreneurs, energy companies, communities, and citizens in generating opportunities to identify, test, and scale new initiatives and collaborations. Alison has worked at the cross-section of energy, environment, and collaboration for two decades, advising and supporting numerous multinationals, government agencies, and startups.

Alison is a registered professional engineer with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta and a Masters of Science in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability from Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden.