Joel is an interdisciplinary doctoral researcher at the University of Toronto, with a special emphasis on renewable energy finance.
He has several years of strategic advisory experience in the private sector (real asset development, consulting, private equity), and spent a year crafting policy in a government role. He has presented on various energy issues at many conferences and events across North America, and has conducted analyses on energy issues from four different continents.
Joel is a member of the University of Toronto’s Institute for Sustainable Energy, and holds degrees from the University of Oxford, the University of London (London School of Economics), and the University of British Columbia. He is also a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst.
In his spare time, Joel enjoys staying physically active, philosophizing, walking, and reading.
Falling renewable energy capital costs, favorable policy environments, and concerns around the impacts of climate change have made renewable energy sources such as solar and wind the fastest growing source of electricity in many areas of the world. In the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations, additional drivers (such as desalination demands, substantial air conditioning loads, […]