President, Lumos Energy, Canada
Chris is Canada’s pre-eminent Clean Energy Advisor to Indigenous communities. He advises Chiefs and Councils, Tribal Groups and Indigenous Economic Development Corporations on how to effectively secure and leverage partnership positions in clean energy projects across Canada. Chris has catalyzed clean energy projects in every Canadian province andterritory. His book, Aboriginal Power, was published in 2013. He has worked in all regions of the Canadian Arctic, focusing on Indigenous Community Energy Planning (ICEP), and the development of 21st Century Off-Grid Energy Infrastructure to reduce diesel reliance and enhance economic development in Inuit and First Nations communities. Chris is also Program Designer and Lead Mentor of the Indigenous Clean Energy 20/20 Catalysts Program, and National Coordinator of Canada’s Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) Network.