Jennifer Osmar has been working in the Stakeholder Relations field in British Columbia for over a decade, bringing experience and expertise in external relations to Clean Energy BC. At AltaGas, a diversified North American energy infrastructure company, her focus is on the company’s assets in BC, including clean energy facilities, in progress construction projects and new development initiatives. She works with all levels of government, First Nations and communities, actively engaged in the policy and government relations strategies for AltaGas’ energy portfolio including the regulatory, First Nations engagement and operations of the 300 megawatt NW Hydroelectric Projects, the regulatory, construction and operational phases of the Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal in Prince Rupert, and the electrification of AltaGas’ natural gas assets in BC. She also sits on the BCLNG Alliance Policy Committee ensuring small scale LNG developments are represented in the Association’s government relations strategy and gaining insight and perspective into broader federal and provincial government energy policy issues.
Jennifer brings hands-on experience working with Aboriginal communities and provincial and federal funding agencies collaborating on innovative training and employment initiatives, supporting community resilience through long term, skills-based employment and participation in energy projects.
Prior to joining AltaGas, Jennifer lived and worked in south eastern BC with a focus on energy and mining where she developed extensive experience working with rural and provincial governments and Aboriginal and community stakeholders. She has a deep understanding of the diverse constituencies that comprise the province, the complex rural and urban political landscapes that challenge development in British Columbia and the important benefits energy generation and electrification can bring to rural communities.