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About the AER

Martin Foy

Martin Foy

Interim Executive Vice President, Operations

In October 2019, Martin Foy became the interim executive vice president of the Operations Division at the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER). He has 27 years’ experience leading people and managing natural resources. The division is responsible for regulating the full life cycle of energy resource development, from issuing approvals to managing closure and liability.

Mr. Foy joined the AER in 2015 as the vice president of the Environment and Operational Performance Branch, where he oversaw emergency management, incident response, and enforcement and compliance assurance, as well as education and engagement activities.

Before joining the AER, Mr. Foy already had over 23 years’ regulatory experience. Most notably he held various management positions in Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP), including executive director of AEP and director of Alberta Environment and Water (South).

Mr. Foy holds a bachelor of science from the University of Alberta. He lives with his wife Lisa and their two daughters in Calgary.