Deborah Yedlin has covered the energy sector as a columnist and radio commentator since 1996. She has worked with the Financial Post, The Globe and Mail and is currently a business columnist with The Calgary Herald and weekly contributor to CBC radio.

Prior to her career switch to journalism, Deborah was an investment banker on Wall Street and Bay Street, working with Goldman Sachs, Richardson Greenshields and Burns Fry Limited.

She holds a BA in Economics from the University of Alberta, an MBA in finance from Queen’s University and the ICD designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Deborah served as the 2016 Co-Chair of the Calgary and Area United Way campaign and was elected to the United Way of Calgary and Area Board of Directors in 2017.


Deborah's United Way of Calgary & Area Board committee involvement includes:

  • Finance & Audit Committee - current member
  • Public Policy Committee - current member