Matt Simard is a construction and energy professional with more than 16 years of experience. He is a Journeyperson Electrician, an Alternative Energy Technologist (C.E.T.), and Certified Energy Manager. Matt started his career as an electrician in the oil and gas industry, followed by years working in commercial construction prior to attending the Northern Institute of Technology’s Alternative Energy Technology program. This is where Matt’s passion for sustainability grew, and eventually became the focal point of his career. Today Matt works in general contracting and has developed and implemented renewable energy, energy storage, and deep energy retrofit projects across western and northern Canada. He brings expertise in sustainability, engineering, construction, and project development.