Bettina Pierre-Gilles is the President & CEO of Luxeum Renewables Group Inc. (“LRG”), one of Western Canada’s largest utility-scale solar development companies. Concurrently, she owns and operates a Phasis Consulting, a premiere boutique advisory firm that provides First Nations consulting services and business development services. Bettina is a senior finance Executive and a designated Accountant with expert knowledge of Aboriginal taxation, business set-up and strategic management. Prior to founding LRG, Bettina served as CFO of several energy companies, where she developed functional strategies, organizational effectiveness tools and measurements identified and recruited Board members.
Currently, Bettina is the Chair and Managing Director of the Piikani Investment Corporation, a Treaty 7 First Nations based in Southern Alberta; Board Member of Bow Valley College, Board of Trustees Member of Queen’s University, past Vice-Chair of the Board of the Solar Society of Alberta (SESA), and several other corporations’ Board.
Bettina is also passionate about giving back to the community where she lives and has been involved in mentoring, is a Board member on Umoja/Soccer Without Boundaries and is always available to be reached by students/graduates needing guidance. She is past Chair of the Women’s Energy Network and co-Chairs the Western Canada chapter of WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD).
Bettina holds the Certified Professional Accountant (CPA-CMA) designation, an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors of Canada and received an MBA from Queen’s University.