The Hon. Sonya Savage, LLB, LLM
Sonya Savage is the MLA for Calgary North-West and Alberta’s Energy Minister. Sonya has a Masters of Law in Environment and Energy, with a published thesis on the National Energy Board. She has worked in the pipeline sector for the past 12 years and is currently the Sr. Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs at the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA), where she handles the large policy files, including regulatory reform, Indigenous reconciliation, legal, environment and climate change. Prior to joining CEPA in 2015, Sonya worked for 9 years at Enbridge where she was responsible for government affairs and public policy. During her time at Enbridge, she worked on numerous pipeline projects, including Northern Gateway, Alberta Clipper and Line 9 pipelines. Prior to Enbridge, Sonya practiced law for 13 years. Sonya has lived in Alberta all her life. She grew up on the family farm east of the city. She’s been an active and well-known member of the conservative movement for over 30 years, since cutting her teeth as the President of the PC Youth in the 1980s.