Chief Energy Economist
Government of Alberta
Matthew Foss is the Chief Energy Economist for the Alberta Government. Mr. Foss leads a team of economists and business analysts responsible for assessing the value of Alberta's energy resources, forecasting oil and natural gas prices and energy revenues, and advising Alberta on energy markets and related policies and strategies.
In his career with the Department of Energy he has led teams responsible for advising on market access, energy investment competitiveness, petrochemicals and refining policies, pipeline tolling and other regulatory matters, and the design and evaluation of royalty and fiscal frameworks.
Before joining the Government, he worked for 3 years as an energy economist with the Canadian Energy Research Institute where he was responsible for price forecasting and studies related to energy supply and demand.
Matthew has a Master of Arts in Economics and a Bachelors of Arts First Class Honours in Economics both obtained from the University of Calgary.