Board Chair

Jonathan Ho is an internationally experienced renewable energy and sustainability professional and entrepreneur.  His projects have ranged from fuel cell propulsion system development to landfill gas upgrading, and he was a co-founder of a start-up that designed and manufactured small-scale hydrogen generators.  He has worked on projects in Canada, the United States, Austria, Switzerland, South Korea, Brazil, Australia, and Japan.  He holds a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of British Columbia, a Master’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Virginia, and a dual-degree Master of Business Administration with Queen’s University and Cornell University.

Jonathan is currently Manager, Energy and Sustainability of Richmond School District No. 38, with responsibilities for energy efficiency, reducing GHG emissions from stationary and mobile sources through decarbonizing energy usage, and implementing the five-year Sustainability Action Plan.  Outside of work, Jonathan is a Hockey Canada Development 1 and USA Hockey Level 5 coach, with the Richmond Ravens Female Hockey Association and Discover Hockey.