Maya Chambers and Francis Coulombe, both HBA students, earned first and second place respectively in the inaugural Energyphile story competition presented by the Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre in partnership with Peter Tertzakian, Executive Director of ARC Energy Research Institute. The students successfully crafted exceptionally creative stories, concluding with energy-related lessons or thought-provoking ideas for the reader.
This Ivey Idea Forum featured a keynote presentation by Peter Tertzakian, Executive Director of ARC Energy Research Institute. Tertzakian is an economist, investment strategist, advisor, author, and public speaker on issues vital to the future of energy and Canada’s role in meeting evolving energy demand. Professor Guy Holburn then moderated a panel discussion with Tertzakian, Lisa DeMarco (DeMarco Allan LLP), and Michael Kelly (OMERS).
This research paper, written by Professors Adam Fremeth and Guy Holburn, draws on a survey of directors of municipally-owned electricity distribution utilities in Ontario to examine whether political directors (elected municipal councillors) have different views on corporate strategy from independent directors.