Dan Fipke is a young professional from Calgary, Alberta and has 5 years’ experience in Alberta’s electricity industry. He currently works at the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) as a Commercial Analyst, tasked with the procurement of operating reserves and other ancillary services to maintain Alberta’s reliable grid. Previously he worked in Forecasting and contributed to the development of an annual 20-year load and generation forecast for the province of Alberta. Dan has also worked for the Alberta Department of Energy in Resource Development and AMIS Inter- Ag, an international management firm focused on sustainable agriculture development.
Dan completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Calgary in Political Science and Economics. Currently he is pursuing a Masters of Environment and Management from Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC. He also volunteers his time with Student Energy, a global non-profit focused on educating ad connecting students to address the challenges of the global energy system.