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Board of Director

Andrew Blackmer

Chair and Member at Large

Partner and Officer -





Andy is a Professional Geoscientist, project manager and business development lead with a focus on Atlantic Canada. Based in Halifax, he is a longstanding Partner and Officer with Dillon Consulting Limited, a Canadian employee-owned professional services firm providing engineering, planning and environmental sciences across Canada.


His 30 plus years' experience includes involvement in projects related to upstream, mid-stream and downstream oil and gas, renewable energy, base-load electrical generation and district energy. He has a global perspective and a keen interest in seeing and contributing to successful and sustainable made-in-the Maritimes energy projects as Atlantic Canada and the broader Country navigate through this period of rapidly evolving energy, societal and political change. 

Andy is an active member of the MEA participating on both the past Renewable Energy Committee and the current Energy Industry Committee. He brings experience as a Director including past service on the Board and as President of the Nova Scotia Environmental Industries Association (NSEIA now ESAM) and multiple terms on the Board of Dillon Consulting Limited including Chair of the Corporate Risk Management Committee. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and looks forward to serving as a Director and bringing his experience, interest, energy and leadership to the MEA Board.