W. Scott Thurlow has joined the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) as the new president effective April 2, 2012. Thurlow, a lawyer, has past experience in government relations, legislation and regulation. Most recently, he was a Vice President with Temple Scott Associates where he provided strategic government relations advice to both corporations and nongovernmental organizations.
Tim Haig, Chair of the CRFA Board of Directors said of Thurlow’s appointment, “Scott brings an exceptional blend of strategic and resourceful skills to the CRFA. I am impressed with his emphasis on communication, leadership and his vision for the future development of the industry.”
Thurlow also has extensive experience with local and federal policy. In a past position, he served as Director of Parliamentary Affairs for the former Minister of Natural Resources.
“I embrace the opportunity to work with the CRFA membership, the board of directors, and the talented professional staff,” said Thurlow. “Renewable fuels are already a significant part of Canada’s energy mix, and I look forward to collaborating with the CRFA’s membership to help them work with all levels of government to promote the use of renewable fuels.”