Matt Ayres was appointed Alberta's Market Surveillance Administrator (MSA) on December 17, 2015. The job of the MSA is promoting effective competition and a culture of compliance and accountability in Alberta's electricity and retail natural gas markets.
Prior to his appointment, Matt has worked for over 10 years at the MSA, most recently as Deputy Administrator and Chief Economist. Prior to joining the MSA, Matt worked as expert consultant in the area of markets and electricity. His other work experience includes applied econometrics, forensic economics. Matt has a BA, MA and PhD in economics and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary.