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Sonya Savage appointed Expert Panelist at the CCPC and Senior Public Policy Advisor at Navigator

Calgary, AB, January 25, 2024 – Former Alberta Minister of Environment and Protected Areas and Minister of Energy Sonya Savage joins the Canadian Centre for the Purpose of the Corporation (CCPC) as an Expert Panelist and, as a Senior Advisor, will also provide public policy advice to Navigator and its clients.

“I’m thrilled to join the Canadian Centre for the Purpose of the Corporation’s expert panel. The CCPC’s mission to support organizations in achieving impactful ESG objectives resonates deeply with the values I’ve championed throughout my career, as a lawyer, an energy executive and as a cabinet minister. But more, I look forward to being able to immerse myself in the challenging public policy issues Navigator’s clients deal with.”

“More and more, organizations are seeking advice as they work to balance the demands of delivering on their purpose and ESG commitments in an increasingly challenging environment. Sonya couldn’t be joining us at a more opportune time.” remarked Graham Fox, Executive Chairman of the CCPC and Navigator’s Ottawa Managing Principal.

Added Jason Hatcher, Navigator’s Calgary Managing Principal “We are delighted that, in addition to having Sonya join the CCPC’s expert panel, we will be able to call on her genuinely unique experience to provide our clients with public policy advice.”

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About Sonya Savage

Sonya Savage was first elected in 2019 and served as the Minister of Energy for Alberta, successfully leading the province through a global pandemic and overhauling energy policy to accelerate sustainable investment. In 2022, she was appointed to Minister of Environment and Protected Areas, overseeing the ESG Secretariat and developing the province’s net-zero climate strategy. Currently, Savage serves as Senior Counsel at BLG, leveraging her lengthy pipeline industry experience and political career to provide expert advice to clients on a range of issues. She also holds a Master of Laws in Environment and Energy with a published thesis on the evolving role of the National Energy Board. Learn more

About the Canadian Centre for the Purpose of the Corporation

The CCPC is an initiative of Navigator, Canada’s leading high-stakes strategic advisory and communications firm. The Centre releases regular analysis and guidance for business based around the expectations of Canadians. These insights inform the design of tailor-made strategic solutions for businesses and organizations to define, advance, and implement their purpose.

The Centre is led by Graham Fox alongside a panel of experts in policy, governance, business, law, communications, equity and diversity, sustainability and social responsibility. Learn more