Cynthia Hansen

Enbridge Inc.

Executive Vice President & President, Gas Transmission and Midstream

Cynthia Hansen is Executive Vice President and President, Gas Transmission and Midstream. In this role, she has responsibility for Enbridge’s natural gas pipeline and midstream business across North America. Ms. Hansen, based in Houston, has a wealth of experience in the natural gas industry and a long track record of accomplishments at Enbridge. She has more than 20 years of experience working in leadership roles within Enbridge, most recently as Executive Vice President and President, Gas Distribution and Storage. Cynthia is also Executive Sponsor for the Asset and Work Management Transformation across Enbridge, and co-chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee. Prior to joining Enbridge, she worked as a Principal for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ms. Hansen currently serves on the board of FuelCell Energy Inc. and will soon join the DCP Midstream, LLC board, American Gas Association (AGA) and Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA). In the past, she has served on the boards of Energir Inc., Ontario Energy Association, Canadian Gas Association, Canadian Energy Council, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, and University of Alberta School of Business Advisory Council, among others. Ms. Hansen was named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 by the Women’s Executive Network and is a current Hall of Fame member. She was also recognized as a Canadian Business Leader by Catalyst Canada. 

Sessions With Cynthia Hansen

Wednesday, 9 March

  • 08:45am - 09:20am (CST) / 09/mar/2022 02:45 pm - 09/mar/2022 03:20 pm

    The Future of Gas

    Panel Geopolitics/Policy/Regulatory

    Energy projections present a bright future for natural gas, pointing to strong future growth. These outlooks also recognize the environmental benefits of natural gas through minimizing emissions, both GHG emissions and air pollution, especially in the medium term. What is the long-term role of natural gas, particularly the growing role and importance of LNG, and the different visions for natural gas in North America and Europe? What will be the long-term role of US LNG in the global market? What are the lessons and repercussions of today’s gas crunch? What is the role of gas in the energy transition?