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North America's Leading Energy Event
June 13-15, 2023
BMO Centre at Stampede Park - Calgary, Canada


Anamika Mukherjee


Anamika Mukherjee

Director, Innovation
Cenovus Energy

Anamika Mukherjee is the Director, Innovation at Cenovus, accountable for solving Cenovus’s greatest technical challenges, with a specific focus on carbon, cost and revenue, while minimizing impact to water, land and habitat. Leading up to this role, Anamika has accumulated a wide range of experience in engineering, public policy, technology development and project management. In 2020, Anamika was responsible for Cenovus’s technology commercialization strategy. In 2018-2019 Anamika took a secondment to the Canadian Federal Government where she worked as Chief of Staff to the Resources of the Future Economic Strategy Table, where she coordinated governments and resource sectors CEOs across Canada to land on policy recommendations to the federal government to boost Canada’s economic competitiveness.  Anamika has a uniquely diverse career background, having held several different roles including the initial operationalization of Evok Innovations, a $100MM venture capital fund partnership between Cenovus, Suncor and the BC Cleantech CEO Alliance, leading Cenovus’s air, energy efficiency & climate policy team, and process engineering design, commissioning & start-up activities, and operational troubleshooting at Suncor’s Firebag operations. In 2015, Anamika was recognized by the Young Women in Energy Award for her commitment and expertise on climate change innovation. In 2016, she was recognized by the Alberta Oil Magazine for her efforts to make oil a part of a clean energy future. In 2017, she was featured by Natural Resources Canada's Generation Energy for forging the path to clean energy. In 2018, Anamika received two Deputy Minister’s Awards from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada for her outstanding contribution to the Economic Strategy Tables.  Anamika is a registered Professional Engineer with APEGA, has a Master of Business Administration in Global Energy Management and Sustainability, and is Project Management Professional with the Project Management Institute. She has also worked as a seasonal Project Management instructor at the University of Calgary.