Julia Balabanowicz joined Innergex Renewable Energy in 2015. As Director, Government Relations she oversees the engagement and relationships with all levels of government in Canada in support of Innergex’s business development, construction and operations teams. She has been working towards the clean energy transition across Canada for over 10 years and believes that renewable energy has the potential to not only be part of the solution to climate change mitigation and adaptation, but also some of our most challenging economic and social issues.
Prior to joining Innergex, Julia worked at Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator and the former Ontario Power Authority on various stakeholder relations and renewable energy procurement portfolios. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Ethics, a diploma in Conflict Management and a Master of Arts in Disaster and Emergency Management. She has lived and worked in Canada, United Kingdom, Korea and India.