Immediately prior to this, John was the President & CEO of the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA), the national trade association for Canada’s solar energy industries. In this position, he oversaw all of CanSIA’s activities including government affairs, research, communications and industry leadership.
Before joining CanSIA, he was the Senior Vice President of Empower Energies, an innovative, global integrator of energy systems.
John serves as Canada’s Designate to the International Energy Agency (Executive Committee – PVPS), and sits on the Executive Council of the Canadian Council on Renewable Energy. He has served as a director on the boards of numerous community and corporate organizations, including one of the nation’s largest electric utilities.
John has been recognized as one of Canada’s CLEAN50 and is the recipient of the “40 Under 40” business award for excellence in business practices. He was awarded the designation of Climate Project Ambassador by Nobel Laureate Al Gore in 2008.
- Company:President & Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Nuclear Association