Jenna Kowalevsky

Jenna brings 15 years of experience working in human rights, sustainability, and stakeholder relations at global companies to her work with BSR member companies. She manages BSR’s Just Transition Collaborative Initiative, focusing on the energy sector’s transition to net zero.

Prior to joining BSR, Jenna held a senior role at Suncor Energy, advising the company on integrating sustainability into business processes, ensuring projects managed social and environmental impacts and risks, and leading their human rights efforts. Previously, she worked at Repsol, where she developed and implemented their global community relations, Indigenous Peoples and human rights approach, and management system. She held multiple ESG roles at Talisman Energy, where she led the global ethics program, implemented a supplier code of conduct and risk assessment process, analyzed company-wide safety and environmental performance, and conducted land and stakeholder consultation. Jenna also held a key role at Interpol, advising the organization on its strategic direction and was instrumental in developing its new organizational strategy.

Jenna holds an MBA and a Graduate Diploma in Social Performance Management from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Commerce in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Calgary.