Chris Joy

Vice President, Forecasting & Commercial Services at ENMAX Energy Corp.

Chris Joy is an economist with more than 20 years’ experience in Alberta’s electricity market. His experience includes valuing and managing long-term supply contracts, Power Purchase Arrangements, joint ventures and tolling agreements. Chris manages commercial market services for ENMAX’s natural gas-fired and wind generation assets. Chris’s market analytics experience includes electricity and natural gas price forecasting, economic, policy and scenario analysis. As well, he led the development of ENMAX’s wholesale renewable energy certificate and greenhouse gas offset marketing business. Prior to joining ENMAX in 2005, Chris was a Senior Market Analyst at the Market Surveillance Administrator (MSA).  Before the MSA, he was an Energy Economist at the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI).  Currently, Chris is Chair of ENMAX’s Industry Design Committee and is leading ENMAX’s transition into the capacity market framework. Chris has taught economics at Mount Royal University and holds a BA in Economics and Political Science, an MA in Economics from the University of Calgary, and has completed an MBA at Queen’s University.