IPPSA 26th Annual Conference. March 15-17, 2020. The Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta

Maureen Higgins

Partner and IT Advisory Leader, Energy Markets, EY

Maureen is EY’s new IT Advisory Leader for the Energy market. Her expertise is building and leading world-class enterprise technology operations. Maureen’s expertise in the IT industry allows her to devise strategic direction, build partnerships, and implement solutions that position companies for growth.

Before joining EY, Maureen led an impressive 13-year career with AltaLink. As the Chief Information Officer, she created the AltaLink’s cyber security department from the ground up, and developed and implemented cyber security policy, detection, containment and monitoring. Maureen also established and chaired AltaLink’s corporate risk governance committee for IT and operational technology. Recently, Maureen has also been an interim CIO for a large eastern Canadian based utility.

She is actively involved in many boards and charities in the community and is ICD.D designated. Maureen was also the Vice Chair and Chair of the CIO Technology Committee for the Canadian Electric Association.