Founder, President & CEO, Greengate Power
Dan Balaban is the Founder, President and CEO of Greengate Power, a leading renewable energy company based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. To date, Greengate Power has successfully developed 450 MW of operating wind energy projects in Alberta, the 150 MW Halkirk Wind Project and the 300 MW Blackspring Ridge Wind Project, which is currently the largest operating wind energy project in Canada. These projects represent approximately $1 billion of investment, and provide a clean source of power to over 200,000 homes.
Prior to starting Greengate Power, Dan was the Founder, President and CEO of Roughneck.ca, a leading provider of software solutions to the Canadian oil and gas industry. Prior to his tenure with Roughneck.ca, Dan worked as a management consultant with EY and PwC. Dan was a Senior Manager with PwC, where he was a key member of the firm’s management consulting practice.
Dan graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science. He is currently a member of the board of the Pembina Institute, Past Chair of the Calgary JCC and formerly a member of the board of the Independent Power Producers Society of Alberta. Dan was named one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People in 2010 and 2013 by Alberta Venture magazine, a winner of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Prairies in 2012, and named one of Canada’s Clean16 for 2015.