Winning Team:
Compressed Air Energy Storage

Back L-R: Dalila Caparroz, Jesus Rojas Parra, Bruna Campos (PM), Sarah Hasan, Aref Rizehbandi
Front L-R: Anne Halladay, Colin Anton, Kirsten Marcia


Kirsten Marcia

Founder/President/CEO of DEEP

Kirsten Marcia is the founder of DEEP and its President and CEO. Kirsten is a geology graduate from the University of Saskatchewan and a Professional Geoscientist, registered in the Province of Saskatchewan. She has worked in the exploration industry for 20 years in commodities including diamonds, gold, uranium and oil and gas.

Most recently, Kirsten was a recipient of the 2022 Canada’s Clean50 award for her inspiring leadership in the Renewable Energy category.

Her past experience was focused in Saskatchewan and Alberta for Canadian TSX-listed companies including Wescan Goldfields Inc., Vena Resources and Shore Gold Inc..

Anne Halladay

Director - Risk Management and MMV, Carbon Alpha

Anne has over 20 years of experience across Upstream and Downstream assets, and has worked internationally for a variety of multi-nationals, both on and offshore. Prior to Carbon Alpha, Anne was Shell’s Subsurface Advisor for the ground-breaking Quest carbon capture and storage project and operations.

Anne has extensive experience across CCS project development and operations in Canada, including the development of subsurface risk-management frameworks and MMV/Closure Plans, and managing government, regulatory and stakeholder activities. 

Anne has a Geological Engineering degree from Queens and an MSc from the University of Calgary.

Colin Anton

Colin Anton has always had a passion for bridging the gaps between Indigenous communities and the corporate energy world, between education to employment and employment equity, and between cultural awareness and privileged perception. Colin was raised by as single parent and brought up in the Cree culture, both on and off reserves, in Treaty 6, 7 and 8. Colin has spent 18 years working with various companies in global energy, in Diversity and Inclusion, Human Resources and Community and Indigenous Relations.

Conference Venue

Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Downtown

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