Vanessa White

Energy Literacy Lead

Vanessa is the 2021-2022 Energy Literacy Committee Lead. Born and raised in Saskatchewan, she eventually made her way west to the foothills for a career in Calgary’s oil and gas industry. Vanessa always new she wanted to be an Engineer, receiving her Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Regina, she did just that! She is currently the Director – Recovery Technologies at Alberta Innovates.

Innovation has been the cornerstone to everything Vanessa has done in her career, which is why Energy Literacy is so important to her. Her hopes in being a part of SPECEF is that it will give her the opportunity to have a broader impact in Energy Literacy than she was able to while running her own Energy Literacy company. Vanessa is a true go getter whether it is on the court impacting the Energy Literacy world or off the court challenging herself through 3 triathlons and on her way to becoming a blackbelt in Taekwondo.