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

2023 Governing Body

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Candice Paton

Executive Director, Regulatory and External Affairs
Enhance Energy

Candice is the Executive Director for Regulatory Affairs & External Relations at Enhance
Energy, an Alberta-based carbon management company with extensive experience in the
planning and implementation of large-scale carbon capture and utilization projects (CCS) that
permanently sequester CO2 emissions. She has over 15 years of experience in technology
development and innovation in energy systems.
Candice is passionate about energy technologies, environmental performance and impact in
communities. She holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and a M.Sc. in Chemical
Engineering. She is registered as a Professional Engineer with APEGA and is a Fellow with the
Energy Futures Lab. She has been recognized as a leading female innovator as part of the
Alberta Chapter of SHEInnovates and as an energy industry influencer in the Young Women in
Energy 2020 awards.
She is a recognized thought leader in her community and founded the Alberta Carbon Hub – a
project designed to highlight the innovative steps Alberta companies are taking to solve climate
change. She regularly volunteers with the Ten Peaks Innovation Alliance, Inside Education, and
the Technical Committee for the Global Energy Show. She developed and co-hosts a podcast,
For the Sake of Argument, exploring skills to help navigate critical conversations. Her family
feels at home in Edmonton and Calgary and spends as much of their free time as possible
exploring mountains by foot, by ski or by snowboard.