Board of Directors Chair, President & Co-Owner, Quartek Group Inc
Rob brings over 25 years of experience managing a private practise as an architect and as a consultant in the building, planning and technology industries within Niagara. He is a co-owner and president of Quartek Group Inc.Read More
architects, engineers, planners and project managers, a Niagara-based firm that services both public and private clients over a wide spectrum of projects throughout the Peninsula and the Province beyond. Complimenting the Company’s service offerings in LEED Design and other sustainable design capabilities, Rob has helped align people skills and to promote a culture within their business that reaches out to the community at large on matters of global environmental welfare and efficacy for glass root sustainability causes, reduction of carbon emissions and other social changes that align with NSI goals.
Director, Territory Manager, Violin Power
Jennifer McKenna is the Territory Manager for Violin Power in St Catharines, Ontario. She holds a Masters Degree in Engineering Design & Sustainable Community Infrastructure from McMaster University. Jennifer’s interests as board member speak to her experience as a geologist and engineer as well as a representative for a SME in Niagara. Jennifer lives in Niagara with her husband and two children. Read More
Director, Principal and CEO of NBF Group Inc.
Neil brings extensive sustainability leadership in business to the NSI board. Read More
He currently provides strategic consulting services in the utility and municipal sectors. Most recently, he served for 10 years as Vice President, Business Development and Corporate Relations at Horizon Utilities Corporation, the first Canadian Electricity Association member utility to be designated a Sustainable Electric company™. Earlier in his career, he worked in senior roles in power system planning at the Ontario Power Authority, which included the first sustainability screening of long-term plans, business development at Hydro One Networks Inc., strategic planning at Ontario Hydro, and worked as a consultant on electricity, water, and municipal issues.
Neil received his PhD from the University of Toronto and is the author of The Politics of Power: Ontario Hydro and its Government, 1906-95 (University of Toronto Press, 1996). In 2016, Neil was named the Canadian Electricity Association’s first ever “Individual Sustainability Leadership” award recipient.