Next Meeting: Tuesday November 8th 2011
Time: 9:30 am
Location: H.R. MacMillian Planetarium and Space Centre, Lower Level
Speaker: Susan Yurkovick
Topic: “Site C Clean Energy Project: Meeting BC’s future demand for electricity”
Susan Yurkovich is Executive Vice President responsible for the Site C Clean Energy Project. She joined the company in June 2006 as the Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and was also responsible for BC Hydro’s 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games operations.
Prior to joining BC Hydro, she spent 10 years at Canfor Corporation, Canada’s largest lumber producer, where she was Vice-President, Corporate Affairs. In addition, she spent several years in Ottawa working as an advisor to the Federal Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and the Minister of National Defense.
Born and raised in British Columbia, Ms. Yurkovich holds both a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia and a Diploma in International Business from Erasmus University, Netherlands.
She is currently a Governor of the University of British Columbia, Director of the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, Director of the Pharmasave National Board and member of the Business Laureates of BC Hall of Fame Cabinet.
The regular meeting location is the MacMillan Space Centre, 1100 Chestnut St, Vancouver, BC on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 9:30 AM.