Expertise: Strategy, Stakeholder Engagement, Governance, Regulation, Energy and Utilities
Guy Holburn joined Ivey in 2001 and teaches in both degree and executive education programs. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.A. Hons. (First Class) from Cambridge University. His areas of expertise are regulation, governance, and business strategy, with a focus on the energy and utilities sectors. He has published widely in top peer-reviewed academic journals, has authored more than a dozen reports on provincial and federal energy policies, and is a regular contributor to local and national media.
Guy is the founder and Director of the Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre, a leading think-tank on energy sector policy in Canada. He is an advisory board member of the Canadian Network for Energy Policy Research and Analysis, a member of the Council for Clean and Reliable Energy, and an executive committee member of the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability. He is also a director of London Hydro.
Guy has served as an expert consultant and advisor to governments and companies in Canada and the U.S. He has provided advice on electricity pricing policy, pipeline regulation, regional economic development strategy, corporate governance, economic impact assessments, corporate performance improvement, and merger/acquisition strategy. His clients include Altalink, Bell Canada, BC Hydro, Bruce Power, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Government of Nunavut, the Government of Ontario, GlaxoSmithKline, Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada, Invenergy, Natural Resources Canada, NextEra, SouthWest Ontario Economic Alliance, and Toronto Hydro. He has testified as an expert witness at the Muskrat Falls Inquiry on utility regulation and Crown corporation governance issues and also in commercial litigation.