Susan Ancel is the Director of One Water Planning for EPCOR Water Services in Edmonton, Alberta. She is responsible for the development of the strategic plans for the utility across the entire water cycle. In 2021 she was recognized with a Clean 50 award for her development of the Integrated Resource Plan for flood mitigation for Edmonton that considered capital and operational risk mitigation planning, as well as the interrelationships between utilities, insurance, disaster response agencies and the public. Susan is a Mechanical engineer with over 35 years’ experience with the municipal utility sector. She has also served on numerous industry committees including the Board of Directors for the Geospatial Information Technology Association (GITA) from 2001 to 2007 and was President of GITA in 2006. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Canadian Water Network and for the Climate Reality Project-Canada.