Director of Policy and Planning, PEI Energy Corporation (Government of Prince Edward Island)
Andrew Halliday is the Director of Policy and Planning for the Prince Edward Island (PEI) Energy Corporation, a crown utility of the Government of PEI, Canada, aligned with the provincial Department of Environment, Energy and Climate Action. He brings extensive experience in public policy, government affairs and research at both the national level with the Government of Canada, and the provincial level with the Government of Prince Edward Island and Government of Alberta, together with provincial legislative affairs experience in both provinces. Andrew is a native Prince Edward Islander and alongside his civil service responsibilities he lectures in the University of Prince Edward Island's master's program in Island Studies. He is also in the midst of completing his doctorate in interdisciplinary studies from the University of New Brunswick, Canada where his research focuses on island constructs and policymaking during the covid pandemic. He is a member of the Canadian Political Science Association, the International Small Islands Studies Association and is past chair of the PEI Policy Hackathon. Andrew is a staunch proponent of evidence-informed decision making and strengthening individual and systematic policy capacity in island jurisdictions.