Sustainability & Climate Leader, Energy, Resources & Industrials, Deloitte Canada
Stephanie Prior is Deloitte Canada & Chile’s Sustainability and Climate Leader for Energy, Resources and Industrials (ER&I), leads the Prairies Monitor Deloitte Strategy Practice and serves as the National SAMA ER&I Leader. An energy executive with over 25 years of experience as an advisor and executive – in 2020 the World Energy Council named her as one of the Top 275 Female Executives and Influencers Globally. Stephanie advises clients across natural resources, power & utilities, agriculture, chemicals, transportation and technology sectors. Prior to becoming a Corporate Strategy Advisor, her roles ranged from leading Corporate Development and Investor Relations for a multi-billion dollar publicly-listed energy company, Investment Banking, leading a successful start-up SAAS company to 85% market share and exploring for gold and diamonds in Canada’s Arctic. Since becoming a Corporate Strategy Advisor in 2014, Stephanie has advised Asian, European, African, and North American corporate and government clients on corporate and growth strategies (including transactions) spanning renewables, electrification, carbon capture, hydrogen, mining & metals, oil & gas, shipping and traditional power generation. Over her career, she has worked extensively in Western Canada, the US, the UK, Europe, the Nordics, Africa and Asia. Stephanie has negotiated for and/or with counterparties from these regions as well as India, Middle East and South America. As both an Investment Banker and Corporate Development Leader she has successfully executed multiple transactions valued more than US$7Billion, as well as advising on the ~$70B Nutrien (Agrium-Potash) Corporation merger integration over an 18-month period. Stephanie advises clients across natural resources, power & utilities, agriculture, chemicals, transportation, and technology sectors. She has deep commercial expertise in Energy (Oil and Gas, Power & Utilities, Mining & Metals). A champion for Inclusive Capitalism, and Canada’s role in the Energy Transition, she actively works with companies, special interest groups and industry to develop and align stakeholder strategies. She is committed to her community and recently completed a term as Governance and HR Committee Chair for the Calgary Homeless Foundation. In April 2020, the Energy Council named Stephanie one of the top 275 Female Executives and Influencers Globally.