Jackie Forrest

Senior Director

arc_jackie_forrestJackie actively monitors emerging strategic trends related to energy. She is an author and sought after public speaker with 20 years of experience in the energy industry. She has written numerous blogs and columns on energy issues, and is a regular contributor to the Daily Oil Bulletin and the National Post publications. She is also a recognized expert in analyzing oil and gas systems in a carbon constrained world.

Prior to joining ARC, she was the leader of North American crude oil research for IHS CERA. Jackie has published 20 public papers on energy issues, covering a range of topics, including US oil supply sources, markets for Canadian crude oil, environmental regulation, technology and six papers on life cycle GHG emissions from crude oil.

Jackie was the recipient of the 2018 Schulich School of Engineering Environment and Sustainability Alumni Award, recognizing her contribution to a significant body of knowledge that has helped to increase the understanding of the connection between energy and environment.

Jackie has extensive experience moderating dialogues, helping people share different perspectives on issues critical to the future of energy markets.

Jackie is a current member of Calgary Economic Development’s Energy Systems Advisory Committee, the groups purpose is to stimulate economic growth in Calgary by supporting opportunities in the energy sector.

Jackie attended the University of Calgary where she received an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering.  She also has an MBA from Queens University.