Beth Diamond has more than 30 years of experience in communications, taking her from post-secondary teaching to corporate communications and private consulting. Beth leads NATIONAL's Energy practice and is a trusted advisor to many of Calgary's senior oil and gas executives. Actively involved in generating ideas on energy policy, Beth was a driving force behind the creation of the Energy Policy Institute of Canada (EPIC). Under her leadership, NATIONAL also created and administered the Canadian Centre for Energy Information, which provided objective, bias-balanced information to Canadian, U.S. and international audiences on the energy industry. Currently, she is involved with the Conference Board of Canada's Transition Energy Initiative. She has worked with both Calgary Economic Development and a variety of Chambers of Commerce boards across Canada.