Steve MacDonald

Chief Executive Officer
Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA)

Steve MacDonald is CEO of (ERA), an Alberta-based, board-governed, not-for-profit corporation with a mandate to invest in innovative technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support Alberta’s continued economic success in a low carbon future. To date ERA has invested approximately $375 million in 128 technology projects worth over $2.6 billion. Prior to taking the leadership role at ERA, Steve had an extensive career in the Alberta Public Service, serving in a range of ministries including Treasury Board, Energy, Human Services, Innovation and Advanced Education and Executive Council. During this time, he led major initiatives to guide and transform policy and delivery systems to improve outcomes for Albertans including Alberta’s Social Policy Framework and the Climate Leadership Plan.