CANWEA Spokespeople

Robert-HornungRobert Hornung has been President of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) since August 2003. He represents the interests of its  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 Government Affairs at the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) where he represents the interests of CanWEA’s 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.


Tom-LevyTom Levy, Director of Technical and Utility Affairs at the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is a Professional Engineer, licensed in the Province of Ontario. Tom has over ten years of progressive experience in the consulting field as an environmental engineer. He provides support to CanWEA Regional Directors, and liaises with CanWEA members, utilities, government officials and the public on technical matters. Tom is presently a board member for the Wind Energy Institute of Canada (WEICAN) and Electricity and Human Resources Canada (EHRC).


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.


Dr. Tim WeisDr. Tim Weis is the Alberta Regional Director at the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA). He is a professional engineer and works on public policy, research and advocacy activities for Alberta’s wind energy industry. Tim has worked for over a decade in renewable energy technical research and policy design. He has written numerous publications on technical and policy issues facing renewable energy development in Canada at national, provincial and municipal levels. He has assisted more than 20 communities at various stages of development of renewable energy projects and has also worked as a renewable energy consultant examining wind energy challenges in northern communities.