Edwin Makkinga

Strategist, Carbon and Energy Efficiency at Enbridge

Edwin Makkinga is a Strategist on Carbon and Energy Efficiency with Enbridge Inc., a Calgary-based energy delivery company.  He leads corporate strategy in response to carbon policy and climate change with a focus on the integration of climate-related risk and opportunity into business decision making and operations.  At Enbridge, he also supports corporate reporting through the annual CSR Report, along with the Carbon Disclosure Project (Climate Change and Water), DJSI and ad hoc investor disclosure requests.  Mr. Makkinga has nearly 20 years of professional experience, which spans from consulting, environmental management and corporate sustainability.  He is an active participant in various government, multi-stakeholder and industry groups with a focus on carbon pricing, corporate governance and innovation.  Edwin is currently serving as the vice-chair of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association’s Climate Change Work Group which assesses the potential impact of carbon, climate and air emissions related regulations and policy on midstream pipelines.