Dan Wicklum, PhD

Positioning Alberta to Compete and Succeed in a Net-Zero Future

    Dan Wicklum, PhDDr. Wicklum has 25 years of experience managing research, driving innovation, and fostering collaboration in and among industry, government, academia, and civil society. Dan is currently the co-chair of the Net Zero Advisory Body. Dan is also the CEO of The Transition Accelerator, a new organization that directs disruptions to solve business and social challenges while building emissions reduction into solutions. He launched and was CEO of Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance for seven years, was executive director of the Canadian Forest Innovation Council, and has been a senior manager at Environment and Climate Change Canada and Natural Resources Canada. His initial career was in football, as a linebacker for the Calgary Stampeders and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.