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About the AER

Our executive leadership team is accountable for day-to-day operations and oversees the AER’s divisions and branches.   

Gordon Lambert

Gordon Lambert

President and Chief Executive Officer

On December 3, 2018, Gordon Lambert, an AER board member at the time, was asked to assume the role of president and chief executive officer while the board searched for a permanent candidate. On March 7, 2019, the board announced that Mr. Lambert would remain as president and CEO until later in 2019.

While assuming this responsibility, Mr. Lambert has temporarily stepped away from his roles as president of GRL Collaboration for Sustainability Inc. and Suncor Sustainability Executive-in-Residence at the Ivey School of Business.

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Charlene Graham

Charlene Graham

Executive Vice President, Law Branch, and AER Counsel General

In September 2018, Charlene Graham became the executive vice president of the Law Branch and general counsel of the AER. Ms. Graham has over 20 years of experience in environmental regulatory law. At the AER, she leads the Law Branch, which is responsible for providing legal and strategic advice to the entire organization.

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Glen Eades

Glen Eades

Interim Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Strategy

In October 2019, Glen Eades became the interim executive vice president of the AER’s Corporate Services and Strategy Division. Mr. Eades brings over 25 years of business and information technology expertise to this role and oversees matters of information management and technology, strategic management, people management, finance, and engagement.

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Martin Foy

Martin Foy

Interim Executive Vice President, Operations

In October 2019, Martin Foy became the interim executive vice president of the Operations Division at the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER). He has 27 years’ experience leading people and managing natural resources. The division is responsible for regulating the full life cycle of energy resource development, from issuing approvals to managing closure and liability.

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