CANWEA Spokespeople

Robert-HornungRobert Hornung has been President of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) since August 2003. He represents the interests of CanWEA members who are Canada’s wind energy leaders – wind farm owners, operators, project developers, consultants, manufacturers and service providers; and organizations and individuals interested in supporting Canada’s wind energy industry. Robert is also a Board Member of the Global Wind Energy Council and was named a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society in 2009.


Jean-Francois-Nolet

Jean-François Nolet is Vice-President – Policy and Communications at the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) where he represents the interests of CanWEA members who are Canada’s wind energy leaders – wind farm owners, operators, project developers, consultants, manufacturers and service providers; and organizations and individuals interested in supporting Canada’s wind energy industry. Originally serving as Policy Manager for Québec and the Atlantic Region since May 2008, he now leads the policy team responsible for the development and implementation of CanWEA’s federal and provincial public policy and advocacy activities across the country.


Brandy-GiannettaBrandy Giannetta has been the Ontario Regional Director with the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) since October 2012. Brandy leads the Ontario based membership in CanWEA’s efforts to serve as Canada’s leading source of credible information about wind energy and its social, economic and environmental benefits. Brandy also currently holds a position on the Advisory Board of Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE).


Jean-Frederick-LegendreJean-Frédérick Legendre is the Quebec Regional Director for the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA). In his role he leads the activities of CanWEA’s Quebec based membership in public policy. In his advocacy role he ensures the representation of its members to government and other stakeholders as he advocates for responsible and sustainable wind energy development in the province.


Ian BaillieIan Baillie is British Columbia Regional Director at the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA). In his role he leads the activities of CanWEA’s British Columbia based membership in public policy. In his advocacy role he ensures the representation of its members to government and other stakeholders as he advocates for responsible and sustainable wind energy development in the province. Ian has worked federally and provincially in government relations for the past 10 years. Most recently he was Executive Director of the Alliance of Beverage Licensees. Prior to this appointment he worked with Vision Vancouver, a municipal political party. Ian is a former Director of Policy and Governmental Affairs at Dynamotive Corp and served as Chief of Staff for the office of a Member of Parliament. These roles have put him in touch with government at all levels, providing advocacy and governmental relations expertise in addition to running local (to Vancouver) operations, advocacy and fundraising.