On November 25, the Energy Council of Canada awarded former Foundation researcher Michael Cleland as the 2015 Canadian Energy Person of the Year.

The award pays tribute to a Canadian energy leader who has made a significant impact at the national and international levels with the energy sector. During his time with the Foundation as Nexen executive-in-residence, Mr. Cleland produced research to advance energy policy and energy literacy.

Here’s a look back at the gala event, which brought Federal Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr, energy executives and many more together to celebrate Mr. Cleland’s accomplishments.