Dr. Z. (John) Zhou

Dr. Zhihong (John) Zhou is the Vice President, Clean Energy at Alberta Innovates. In this role, John is responsible for Alberta’s strategic investment in oil and gas, clean technology, and water and land management. Previously, he served as CTO and Acting CEO of Alberta Innovates – Energy and Environment Solutions.
John earned his Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario and is an inventor with seven US patents. He is a board member of the Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada and the Alberta Chamber of Resources. John served as an associate editor for Applied Geochemistry and Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology.