Steve MacDonald
Principal, +SM Advisory Services

Edmonton, AB

Mr. MacDonald is currently Principal at +SM Advisory Services and Director at AltaLink. Previous to that, he was Chief Executive Officer for Emissions Reduction Alberta and served as Deputy Minister for the Government of Alberta in a number of portfolios, including human services, innovation and climate change. As an experienced public sector leader, Mr. MacDonald has led major initiatives that improved the design and delivery of services and achieved better outcomes for clients, stakeholders and staff. He is currently focused on innovation, change management and the energy transition. Mr. MacDonald graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Commerce. He is also a graduate of the Canadian Securities Program and has received his ICD.D designation.

Mr. MacDonald is also on the board of directors for The Natural Step Canada, Elevate Consulting, Modern West Advisory and the BC Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy Advisory Council. He is honored to be a member of the Kainai Chieftainship.

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