Heather Chalmers - Inventures 2023

Heather Chalmers

President & CEO

, GE Canada

Heather Chalmers is President and CEO for GE Canada where she leads International Advocacy for GE’s suite of technology and products across power, renewables and digital for the recently announced GE VERNOVA, GE’s portfolio of energy businesses. GE employs thousands of people across multiple sectors delivering innovation and outcomes to customers in Canada and across the world. Heather’s leadership includes both domestic and international advocacy directed to enabling the technology ecosystem, with regulatory and fiscal policy required for a net-zero future. A recognized Canadian thought leader, she is co-chair of the Canadian Chamber’s Net-Zero Council (2021-23). The Canadian Chamber of Commerce recognized Heather as 2023 Business Leader of the Year. She also received the Rotman School of Management’s 2022 Arbor award as well as the Women Leaders in Digital Health 2020 award. She holds a Chemical Engineering degree from Queens University and an MBA from the Rotman School of Business.



  • Energy Security and Net Zero Emission – June 01, 9am