Board of Directors

Sean Morley — Chair

Sean Morley is a partner in the business law section of the law firm of Fasken Martineau and a member of the firm’s strategic counsel practice group. He was formerly an executive assistant and senior advisor to the president and chief executive officer of the Ontario SuperBuild Corporation. Mr. Morley has also held a variety of senior policy positions in the Ontario government, including senior policy advisor to the Minister of Education and Training, and senior policy advisor to the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities.

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Natasha Arsenijevich — Director

Natasha Arsenijevich is the National Manager of Business and Strategy Development for Sustainability & Energy at WSP Canada. She is responsible for developing new strategies and services for Canada’s largest sustainability team, bolstering WSP’s market presence, and building industry partnerships. Previous to this, she was managing an award-winning national sustainability program, The Carbon Impact Initiative, for EllisDon – one of Canada’s largest construction firms. Achievements include, spearheading the development of an app-based life-cycle assessment (LCA) tool with the University of Toronto; managing the onsite data collection for Canada’s first carbon neutral Heritage retrofit at Evergreen Brickworks; co-authoring awarded grant applications worth $100K – $2.4M; and contributing to The Journey to Net Zero Energy: A Lessons Learned Report, a report outlining the sustainability components in constructing Ontario’s first Net Zero Energy Institutional Building. Natasha has a strong background in sustainability, agriculture, food studies, life-cycle assessment, ecofeminism, business development & marketing. She attended York University, earning a Bachelors in Environmental Studies Honours, specialized in Environmental Management, and a Master in Environmental Studies, focusing on Sustainable Agriculture & Industrial Food Production.

Michael Brophy — Director

Michael is an industry leader and champion with over 20 years’ experience in strategy and execution in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Michael is a recognized industry and regulatory expert and has worked on energy and environmental programs, policy and infrastructure in Canada and across North America. He led Canada’s largest utility energy conservation portfolio and has launched award-winning programs including Ontario’s largest program under the Green Investment Fund. Michael has collaborated with Pollution Probe and its partners over the past two decades to advance policy and deliver tangible environmental results that benefit Canadians. He has served on boards and advisory bodies for numerous organizations including the Association for Energy Service Professionals, Canadian Gas Association, Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance, Natural Resource Canada and the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change.

Fiona Jones — Vice Chair and Chair, Audit and Finance Committee

Fiona Jones is a sustainability professional with expertise in energy and climate change policy. She served as general manager, Sustainability at Suncor Energy where she represented Suncor’s interests in climate and environmental policy development forums, at both the provincial and national levels. Her team’s mandate included identifying key sustainability risks and opportunities and setting Suncor’s strategy for managing the risks, including complying with greenhouse gas regulations. She has served in an advisory capacity to develop reporting guidelines and led both sustainability and carbon risk disclosure projects. She engaged broadly with investors on sustainability issues, as well as environmental and energy advocacy groups in overseeing Suncor’s Community Investment program, and stakeholder outreach.  Prior to joining Suncor, Ms. Jones held senior roles in Ethics and Compliance and Corporate Responsibility at Petro-Canada. She also managed Petro-Canada’s Market Risk and Derivatives group.

Steve McCauley — Director

Steve McCauley is Senior Director, Policy at Pollution Probe. Prior to joining Pollution Probe, Steve served as Director General, Energy and Transportation with Environment Canada.  He is a leading expert in the environmental field, having spent more than twenty years with the federal government managing the development and implementation of policies and programs in numerous areas, including climate change, air pollution, and the advancement of renewable energy and clean technologies. He has led the development of national renewable energy and clean technology strategies and initiatives in partnership with provincial governments, the environmental community, industry and international partners, such as the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the United Nations. Steve has also led federal and international regulatory actions on greenhouse gas emissions, air contaminant emissions and chemicals management in the transportation, energy and other industrial sectors.

Pierre Millette — Director and Chair, Governance Committee

Pierre Millette retired from Toyota Canada Inc. in 2009, where he had been its general counsel and later national manager, External Affairs. He was also a director for the Canadian Motor Vehicle Arbitration Plan (CAMVAP) for 12 years and served on numerous auto industry committees from 1990 to 2009. Prior to joining Toyota, Mr. Millette was general counsel for the F.W. Woolworth Co. Limited of Canada.

Dr. Karine Rashkovsky — Director

Dr. Karine Rashkovsky holds a PhD in Education Policy and a Masters in Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning (OISE), and is currently a senior research associate with York University’s Faculty of Education. In addition to her academic research and policy efforts on SSHRC’s (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada) Insight Grant (2019 winner, collaborator team: UBC, YorkU, WesternU, UofT, WindsorU; “International students in Ontario secondary schools: Policies, protocols, and practices”), she is also an award-winning entrepreneur and the director of Brain Power Enrichment Programs – Canada’s award-winning enrichment learning center for bright and talented youth. Additionally, Karine is a judge for both NASA’s UofT Space Hackathon and Canada’s #1 Inspirational Public Speaking competitions (Speaker Slam), speaker and member of Windfall Ecology Centre Green Communities, and she is both an Ontario VBEC mentor and professional speaker and educator (OISE – Master Classes). Her most recent accolades include: CSPN Entrepreneur of the Year – Canada (2019), Toronto City Mogul (2019), Top Business and Entrepreneur City of Vaughan (2019, 2018), York Region’s Passion into Practice Award (2018), Canada Green Building Council Award and others. Karine is committed to impact, advocacy, and social change and leads the way forward through her pursuits.

John Roberts — Director

John Roberts is Vice President Environmental Affairs at TMAC Resources, a gold mining company engaged in the development of the Hope Bay Property in Nunavut. He was previously the vice-president, Environment, at Aurora Energy Ltd., a uranium exploration and development company active in the Central Mineral Belt of coastal Labrador. Prior to that he was the vice-president, Environment at Nexfor Inc. (formerly Noranda Forest Inc.) a large Canadian forest products company. While in the forest industry John was chair of the Environment Section of Canadian Pulp and Paper Association (now FPAC) and led the Air Quality, Environmental Assessment and Communication Sub-Committees. He served on association committees and task forces dealing with climate change, environmental management and public outreach. He has been active with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and the International Forestry Round Table. John was a founding member of the Alliance for Environmental Technology, and the Excel Partnership, a unique organization of Canadian corporate sustainability executives. He also served as Director, Energy, Environment and Transportation Research at the Conference Board of Canada.

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Parminder Sandhu — Director

Parminder Sandhu has more than 25 years experience in the energy efficiency industry. His career has spanned all aspects of energy efficiency and renewables from project development to operations. He has designed, implemented or supported the approval of programs in excess of $2.2 billion in aggregate budgets across North America. He founded and led Canada’s largest privately held energy program implementation firm, which he sold and retired from in December 2015. He now manages his family office and direct investments in cleantech and greentech companies.