Zachary Cunningham

Energy System Analyst

Zachary (Zak) Cunningham is an Energy System Analyst with the Transition Accelerator. He holds an MSc in Sustainable Energy Development from the University of Calgary, a B.Eng (Hons) in Petroleum Engineering from UCSI University in Kuala Lumpur, and a diploma in Petroleum Engineering Technology from NAIT. His research interests include hydrogen development in the north and methane emissions quantification and reduction.

Before entering advanced studies, Zachary spent extensive time on drilling and workover rigs in Western Canada and offshore in Malaysia in various roles, giving him a solid operational hands-on background in the upstream oil and gas industry. Before studying at the University of Calgary, he spent nearly a decade overseas in Southeast Asia and has a keen interest in the outdoors and sustainability.