Simon Knight is President and Chief Executive Officer of C3.
As one of the original designers, Simon has played an important role in the organization's development and success, particularly in the area of energy efficiency.
Simon's passion for sustainability has kept him active in area of energy efficiency and small scale renewable for many years. . He has served as the president of the Alberta Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council and was president of the Net Zero Energy Home Coalition. He also served as the Alberta representative on the National Advisory Council on Energy Efficiency and was a board member for the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance. His commitment to sustainable design is more personally evident in C3's office space where eco-friendly and energy-efficient design elements are beautifully displayed. He is currently serving on the Board of the Alberta Clean Tech Industry Alliance and is working with a team to develop the Alberta Caucus of QUEST (Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow).
Prior to joining C3, Simon worked in the environmental field within the Alberta government for 20 years. At Alberta Environment, he worked on diverse issues such as biodiversity, in-stream flow needs, information management and Environmental Impact Assessments. He has also worked for the Water Resources Division and the Recreation and Parks Department.
Mr. Knight has a Bachelor of Biological Sciences from the University of Guelph.
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