Robert 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. Robert is also a Board Member of the Global Wind Energy Council. Prior to joining CanWEA, Robert worked on climate change issues with the Pembina Institute, Environment Canada, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development and Friends of the Earth Canada.
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 Giannetta has been the Ontario Regional Director with the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) since 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 represents the constituency of Generators on the Independent Electricity System Operator’s (IESO) Stakeholder Advisory Committee. She also holds a seat on the IESO’s Market Renewal Working Group. Brandy has maintained a position on the Advisory Board of Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE) since 2013 when the organization was formed.
Jean-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.
Phil McKay is the Operations and Maintenance Program Director at the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA). Canada boasts one of the largest wind energy fleets in the world providing significant opportunities to lead the way in safety, efficiency and collaboration for the global wind energy industry. Phil works to support the wind energy industry across all regions in Canada to ensure that CanWEA members are provided the tools they need to achieve optimum wind farm safety and performance.
Ameera Shivji is the Public Affairs Advisor for the Prairie region for the Canadian Wind Energy Association. She is focused on supporting the wind energy policy advancement and communications in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Ameera is a passionate supporter of renewable power and has over 10 years of experience in the sector.
Tracy Walden is the Director of Media and Communications at the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA). She is focused on strengthening the industry’s position as a global wind energy leader and ensuring Canada’s abundant wind energy potential is top of mind as decision-makers navigate lower-carbon pathways to prosperity. She is a member of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and in 2015 was certified as a member of the Climate Reality Project’s Climate Reality Leadership Corps.
Evan Wilson is the Regional Director, Prairies for the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), with responsibility for Alberta and Saskatchewan. Prior to joining CanWEA, he worked with the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association, and with Global Public Affairs, where he worked as a consultant on transportation and energy files, including renewables.