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Green Building Breakfast May 2018: Speaker Bios

Presenters

Andrew Bowerbank, Global Director of Sustainable Building Services at EllisDon

Andrew Bowerbank is well recognized across the industry for his efforts to collaborate with thought leaders and drive innovation through high-profile projects and initiatives in Canada and internationally. He is a leading authority on emerging cleantech, high-performance building design and low-carbon economics. Among his professional accomplishments, he is the former CEO of the World Green Building Council (2007-10) where he was proud to act as the Member Representative for the United Nations Environmental Programme. He was also the founding Executive Director of the Canada Green Building Council’s Toronto Chapter.

Today, Andrew is the Global Director of Sustainable Building Services at EllisDon Corporation where he has launched a new strategic plan called the “Carbon Impact Initiative” in response to global market trends towards a low carbon economy. In addition to his work at EllisDon, Andrew is a Council member at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in Ottawa and Chair of the Cleantech Advisory Board at Centennial College. Andrew was recently named one of Canada's top 16 sustainability leaders at the 2017 "Clean50" Awards and he was awarded the prestigious Ontario Premier’s award this past November for his career accomplishments.



 

Daniel Gosselin, National Director of Energy at BGIS

During his 17 year career, Daniel Gosselin has specialized in the execution of capital projects including the delivery of practical sustainability solutions, including LEED design and construction services. More specifically, Daniel has successfully led teams in the delivery of deep energy retrofit projects, primarily focused on Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC). As National Director on the RP1 federal government facility management contract, Daniel oversees a team of energy managers, engineers and architects. His primary mandate is to work closely with PSPC to achieve carbon neutrality in their facilities across the country by 2030.

 

 


 

Shawn Peterson, Senior Associate of Buildings and Community Energy at MaRS Discovery District

Shawn Peterson leads the Building and Community Energy Programs at the MaRS Advanced Energy Centre. Shawn has previously spent time with Tishman Speyer and the Urban Land Institute in New York focused on evaluating building performance and identifying opportunities/best practices to improve energy efficiency. In 2015, Shawn was selected as an Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow. He holds a Master of Science in Sustainability Management from Columbia University in the City of New York and Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario.

 

 


Luka Matutinovic, Director of National Performance Analysis, Sustainability & Energy, at WSP

Luka Matutinovic has spent the past 12 years predicting, improving and managing the energy and carbon performance of the built environment. He currently leads WSP’s National Performance Analysis team and is helping champion his firm’s efforts in transforming the buildings market towards low-carbon, triple-bottom line outcomes. Luka’s background in Infrastructure Engineering, Building Physics and Sustainable Design are reflected in his diverse range of projects, including the design of the Winthrop Square Tower in Boston targeting LEED Platinum, WELL and Passive House; retro-commissioning of the LEED Platinum Royal Bank Plaza in Toronto; and several recent Zero Carbon initiatives for the Federal Government and Private Developers.

Luka is an active industry contributor, serving as past Vice-President of the Boston and Canadian Chapters of the International Building Performance Simulation Association. He most recently assisted with the development of ASHRAE Standard 209 for the Energy-Simulation Aided Design for Buildings.

 

 

 

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