Pierre Alvarez is Vice Chair of Global Public Affairs, providing strategic counsel to clients in the areas of political and business risk and project approvals. He is a seasoned energy executive with over thirty-five years of senior management experience in the Canadian oil, natural gas, pipeline and electricity sectors. He has been directly involved in many of the most significant policy and project developments in the North American resource field through his roles as a senior executive at Trans Mountain and Nexen Inc. He served nine years as President of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), and prior to that was Chairman and CEO of the NWT Power Corporation and Deputy Minister to the Premier of the Northwest Territories in Yellowknife. He started his career in Ottawa as part of the federal team which replaced the National Energy Program (NEP) and implemented the Atlantic Accord.
Pierre holds a Master of Arts degree from Queens University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia. He is an active volunteer with numerous not for profit organisations in the areas of land conservation, disabled Canadians and education fields. He has been recognized for his efforts with the Queens Golden Jubilee Medal for Community Service.