John Maniawski leads the team responsible for the strategic planning, development and execution of Kiwetinohk’s renewable and gas-fired generation, and clean energy opportunities including carbon capture and sequestration, large-scale energy storage and hydrogen production.
John has more than 30 years’ diverse experience in the power, utility, pipelines, and customer energy solutions sectors. He has held senior leadership roles at Evolugen (Brookfield Renewable – Canada), Enbridge and ENMAX in strategic planning, business development, energy marketing, project execution, asset management, operations, and engineering.
As Senior Vice President, Business Development for Evolugen, John directed the strategic planning and business development of a customer-focused renewable and low carbon business, as well as the energy marketing and regulatory overview of a 1700 MW hydro and wind portfolio. As Head of Power Generation Business Development, Americas and at Enbridge, John led and supported the strategic planning, development, and acquisition of an approximately $4 billion and 2000 MW renewable energy platform in North America.
John holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Calgary. He is a Professional Engineer in Alberta.