Genevieve Carr

Canada Energy Regulator
Executive Vice president, Transparency and Strategic Engagement

Geneviève Carr, Ph.D. (she/her) is Executive Vice President, Transparency and Strategic Engagement at the Canada Energy Regulator (CER).

Dr. Carr has been with the CER since 2021, when she first served as Professional Leader, Environment. She assumed the position of Executive Vice President, Transparency and Strategic Engagement in 2023.

Dr. Carr joined the federal public service in 2005 and has worked on energy, Indigenous policy, and environment matters at Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, Natural Resources Canada, and Environment and Climate Change Canada. Through her leadership, Geneviève has contributed to files such as Bill C-69, which led to the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, Bill C-15 and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act, renewed Crown consultations for the Trans Mountain Expansion project, and the Beaufort Regional Environmental Assessment.

Geneviève’s roots regularly draw her and her family back to Wolfe Island, Ontario, part of the traditional lands of the Haudenosaunee and Anishnaabek peoples, where a formal peace agreement known as the Dish with One Spoon alliance was meant to assure mutual benefit to all parties, including Indigenous nations and settlers to the Great Lakes region.

Personal Affiliations, Degrees and Distinctions:

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Biology, University of Ottawa
  • Master of Science, Environmental Biology and Ecology, University of Alberta
  • Bachelor of Science, Biogeography and Environmental Studies, McGill University