Fluor Canada’s David Mercer will lead a panel of informed industry professionals in an insightful dialogue that examines the future role that hydrogen could play in the Canadian economy.

In this live-streamed event, David and the panelists will touch on several key themes with significant relevance to hydrogen in the Canadian economy. This includes the hydrogen strategy for Canada, the potential for displacement of transportation fuels, technology applications and investment in emerging technologies, cost, public engagement, and more.


  • Curt Graham, Vice President, Office of Technology, Fluor Corporation
  • Steve Kehoe, Director, BMO Capital Markets
  • Kelly Grieves, Sector Lead, Hydrogen Strategy, Atura Power

Introduction & closing remarks by Bemal Mehta, Managing Director, Energy Intelligence, geoLOGIC systems ltd. 

Date: Thursday, May 26 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. MST

Moderator: David Mercer, Director, Head of Technology – Energy Solutions, Fluor Canada

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Meet your speakers

Curt Graham, Vice President for Fluor's Office of Technology

Curt was the Manager of Engineering and Department Manager of Process Engineering for the Southern California (SoCal) offices (Aliso Viejo and Long Beach), and the leader of the Fluor Gas Processing Technology Group before his current position with Fluor. He has over 30 years of industry experience. Since joining Fluor in 1996, Curt has worked on a wide range of energy & chemicals projects. Curt has significant experience with the use of process simulation as a design tool. His expertise includes petroleum, petrochemical, power, and gas processing applications. His experience also includes field assignments in refineries, including two-unit start-ups, extensive operator training, and Process Lead on major grassroots gas plant, gas plant debottlenecking and gas plant fire rebuild projects. Curt has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College. He also holds 12 U.S. patents in gas processing and treating, is a Fluor recognized SME in Gas Processing, and is an author on over 25 industry papers.

Steve Kehoe, Director, ETG Technical, BMO Energy Transition Group

Steve joined BMO’s Energy Transition Group in a newly established role – Director, ETG Technical. He comes into this role with a Bachelor of Engineering Science (with Distinction) and Master of Engineering Science in Mechanical Engineering (NSERC Scholar, specializing in fluid mechanics) from Western University, and is an ambassador with the Energy Futures Lab. Prior to joining BMO, Steve spent four years in the oil and gas industry in production and exploitation engineering.  For the past 12 years, Steve has worked in Acquisitions & Divestitures Advisory with BMO’s Energy Group evaluating energy assets and executing transactions. His work on the hydrogen economy has become an important touchpoint with many BMO clients, government, and agencies. 

Kelly Grieves, Sector Lead, Hydrogen Strategy, Atura Power

Kelly Grieves is responsible for commercial and business development for Atura Power’s hydrogen business.  Kelly has over 16 years of experience in the water and related infrastructure sector.  Before joining Atura Power, Kelly was responsible for the business development and M&A efforts of Seven Seas Water and their subsidiary company, AUC Group. Kelly also sits on the board of dbirectors for the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association, and the Canadian Fencing Federation, a National Sports Organization. Grieves is a licensed Professional Engineer in Nova Scotia and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science, Chemical Engineering degree from Queen’s University and a Master of Business Administration from University of Toronto.