MATTHEW AKMAN – Director
Matthew is currently the Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Development and Investor Relations at Enbridge Inc. Prior to rejoining Enbridge at the start of 2016, he had been Managing Director, Equity Research at Scotia Capital. He covered Canadian and U.S. energy infrastructure stock for 15 years. Matthew was very well regarded in the investment community having been ranked #1 by institutional investors in Canada 8 years in succession (Brendan Woods International). This ranking encompassed both the pipeline/midstream and power/utility categories. Prior to his career in finance, Matthew managed Strategic and Financial Planning at Enbridge Consumers Gas and before that worked for the Government of Ontario as a public policy economist.
Matthew holds a BA in Economics from Northwestern University, an MA in Economics from Queens University and an MBA from the University of Toronto. He attended Northwestern University on a tennis scholarship, played #1 singles and ranked in the top 40 in NCAA Division 1 for singles. Mr. Akman held a singles world ranking on the ATP computer and has won 3 national seniors singles titles. Matthew, his wife Stela Akman and their three children live in Calgary and are committed to the city’s local tennis community and clubs.