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.
Board of Directors
Chair, Finance and Audit 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.
Chair, Governance Committee
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 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.
Aaina Grover is an associate in the Global Infrastructure and Projects Group at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP and a member of the firm’s ESG Steering Committee. Her legal practice focuses on infrastructure development, energy and project finance. Aaina has assisted in the development of large scale and small scale infrastructure projects in Canada and the U.S and has developed an interest in incorporating ESG-related developments and opportunities into project development.
Marianne Hatzopoulou is Professor in the Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering at the University of Toronto. She leads the Transportation and Air Quality (TRAQ) research group studying the interactions between transportation, air quality, climate change, and public health. Prof. Hatzopoulou has over 139 journal publications on the topics of traffic-related air pollution and transport decarbonization. She received funding from provincial, federal, and international agencies to conduct integrative research in transportation engineering, air pollution, and public health. Prof. Hatzopoulou held a Tier2 Canada Research Chair in Transportation and Air Quality (2013-2021) and a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Accelerator Supplement (DAS) (2016-2019), an award recognizing research programs that are highly rated for originality and innovation. She is on the Canadian team of researchers who were the 2021 recipients of the NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering. Since 2012, she has been serving on the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine as the committee research coordinator for the standing committee on “Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation”. She is also an associate editor of the journal Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. She supported governments and community groups in the appraisal of transportation policies in terms of climate and air quality impacts and served on national and international expert panels, providing advice on the development of strategies to reduce transportation-related emissions.
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.
Dr. Karine Rashkovsky
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.
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.