Marc Godin

Marc Godin, P. Eng., MBA, develops and manages projects, focusing on innovation, technology development and commercialization, R&D strategy, management, and funding. He is the Director of Technology for Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada. Recently, he has focused on reducing methane and GHG emissions, managing an extensive portfolio of technology projects that have developed the capability to reduce methane emissions by 45%, achieving the government and industry target, which will increase this capability to 75% by 2030.

Other critical components of Marc’s technology portfolio include digital innovation (e.g., machine learning, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and sensors), hydraulic fracturing, heavy oil, oil sands, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and pipeline innovation. Marc has +35 years of industry experience. He received his MBA from the University of Calgary and his chemical engineering degree from Université Laval. His early career includes ~20 years in the petrochemical industry, with senior roles with Goodyear, Union Carbide, and NOVA Chemicals.

He is a Fellow of THECIS, The Centre for Innovation Studies, and an associate of the Pipeline Engineering Center, both affiliated with the University of Calgary. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta, the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Canadian Heavy Oil Association, PTAC Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada, and Decentralised Energy Canada.