Michael Burt, BSc., MBA
Vice President & Corporate Director
Dow Chemical Canada ULC
Mike is currently Vice President for Dow Chemical Canada, a corporate Officer for Dow’s Canadian operations and Global Director of Climate and Energy Policy. He is is responsible for overseeing the regulatory operations, government affairs and public affairs for Dow’s operations through-out Canada. In addition to these, Mike is Dow’s Chief Privacy Officer, sits on Dow Canada’s pension board and oversees issues management for sites within Canada.
As a sustainability, circular economy and decarbonization expert, his background includes almost three decades of experience evaluating new technologies, remediating environmentally impacted sites throughout North America and internationally and developing financing strategies for R&D opportunities. Mike has been instrumental in directing the policy development, government liaison and implementation of several companies within the energy and chemical sectors. Mike specializes in new project development, Issues management and start-up operations and has worked with provincial and federal regulators in helping develop policy for the energy and petrochemical sectors.
Throughout his career Mike has evaluated numerous energy technologies and developed detailed plans on marketing these technologies to stakeholders, corporate boards, and governments at all levels.
Mike has a BSc. from the University of Alberta and an MBA from Queens.