Sara Hastings-Simon is the director of the Pembina Institute’s clean economy program in Alberta. Sara has experience in renewables, energy efficiency and cleantech, through the lenses of policy, business and technology. Her work has included development of a detailed model of the North American power sector, research and presentations on success factors in the cleantech industry, international and domestic policy for climate change and emissions reduction, and consulting work on key business issues in the cleantech sector with utilities, solar developers, venture capital firms and governments.
Prior to joining the Pembina Institute, Sara was the manager of the cleantech practice at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. She holds a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Geneva.