Sarah Van Der Paelt
- Director, Distribution Business Development Union Gas
Sarah Van Der Paelt is vice president, infranchise sales, marketing and customer care for Union Gas Limited.
As a member of the Union Gas Leadership Group, Van Der Paelt leads all in-franchise residential, commercial/industrial and demand side management functions. In addition, she is accountable for the management of Union Gas’ revenue cycle through its customer care operation.
Most recently, Van Der Paelt was the director of distribution business development and strategic accounts for Union Gas Limited where her efforts focused on understanding the opportunities and challenges presented in a cap-and-trade environment, including developing the renewable natural gas (RNG) business and introducing compressed natural gas (CNG) into the transportation sector.
During her more than 25 years with the company, Van Der Paelt has held a number of senior leadership positions, including manager of Product Development, Director of Accounting Services, Director of Energy Conservation and Director of Commercial/Industrial Sales and Marketing.
She has a Bachelor of Commerce and an MBA from the University of Windsor, and holds the CPA designation.