Account managers for commercial, industrial and business customers

Important COVID-19 and flood events notice
If your business is impacted by COVID-19 and/or flood events, your key account manager is here to help.

Let us help you with your natural gas and electricity needs—like opening a new account, increasing energy efficiency and decreasing your bills. Looking to purchase or upgrade natural gas equipment? Our account managers can help you determine which equipment is ideal for your needs and which are eligible for rebates, and they can help guide you through the rebate application process. They’ll also help you understand rates and tariffs.

Natural gas account managers

Large commercial and industrial customers

Our key account managers have specialized industry knowledge, and they’re here to help you save energy and money:

Agriculture and food and beverage processors

Thomas Montgomery
Tel: 604-592-7870
Cell: 604-999-1687

Education, hotels and private recreational facilities

Vlad Kostka
Tel: 604-592-7967
Cell: 604-833-3182

Forest products, chemical and refineries and manufacturing-related services

Rajoo Jagtap
Tel: 604-576-7334
Cell: 604-788-6675

Mining, pulp and paper, power generation, cement and asphalt manufacturing

Doug Tufts
Tel: 604-592-7642
Cell: 604-992-9611

Municipalities and public recreational facilities

Siraz Dalmir
Tel: 604-576-7268
Cell: 604-202-5867

Private healthcare and affordable housing

Chris Alionis
Tel: 604-592-7985
Cell: 604-802-4427

Provincial government, federal government, office towers, retail and transportation

Ian Mitchell
Tel: 604-592-8237
Cell: 604-836-6604

Public healthcare

Jennifer Coulthard
Tel: 604-576-7135
Cell: 604-340-8572

Small and medium-sized business customers

Our energy solutions managers are here to help you with energy conservation and management, so you can save energy and money. Contact the energy solutions manager in your area:

Abbotsford, Agassiz, Anmore, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Delta, Hope, Langley, Township of Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, North Delta, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Surrey, White Rock

Tiago Pereira
Tel: 604-592-7463
Cell: 604-991-8802

Burnaby, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Squamish, Vancouver, West Vancouver, Whistler

Mel Tugade
Tel: 604-592-7907
Cell: 604-209-9673

Interior and Northern BC

Stephanie Au
Tel: 250-868 4569
Cell: 250-808-1087

Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast

Elizabeth Manhas
Tel: 250-380-5725
Cell: 250-888-4191

Municipalities and public recreation facilities

Supporting the key account manager for municipalities and public recreation facilities, the municipalities energy solutions manager can help municipalities save energy and money.

Marilyn Christensen
Tel: 604-592-7777
Cell: 604-314-0137

Electricity technical advisors

If you’re planning a new construction project or major upgrades to an existing facility, talk to the electricity technical advisor in your area at the beginning of your project.

Our electricity technical advisors have a Certified Energy Manager® (CEM) designation from the Association of Energy Engineers and can help you find ways to improve the energy efficiency of your project using the latest technology and designs. They’ll work with you every step of way, from planning and evaluation to accessing energy study funds, applying for rebates and measuring your energy savings at the end of your project.

Central Okanagan

Reza Negash, PhD, P.Eng, CPM
Tel: 250-469-8093

South Okanagan/Similkameen

Olivia Sieniewicz, P.Eng
Tel: 250-469-8051

Phil Hawkes, CEM
Tel: 250-490-2627


Doug Lamminen, CEM
Tel: 250-368-0509

Industrial New Connections

Dan Higginson, P.Eng
Tel: 250-469-8093

All FortisBC electricity service areas

Karen d’Aoust, CEM
Tel: 250-469-8035

We’re here to help

Natural gas
Tel: 1-888-224-2710, Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., or email us

Tel: 1-866-436-7847, Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., or email us