Professor Jatin Nathwani is the Ontario Research Chair in Public Policy and Sustainable Energy at University of Waterloo, in the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Environment. He is the Executive Director, Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE). Dr. Nathwani’s experience in the energy sector includes corporate strategy, business planning, policy developments influencing the electricity sector and the planning, design and operation of critical infrastructure. His knowledge of industry practices encompasses regulatory affairs, environmental health and safety issues and drivers of innovation in business practice. Dr Nathwani serves on several Boards at the provincial and national levels. He is Chair of the Board of Canadian University Network of Excellence in Nuclear Engineering (UNENE), Member of the Ontario Smart Grid Forum, Board Member , Ontario Centre of Excellence (OCE), Member, Clean Tech Advisory Board (Dept of Foreign Affairs and Intl Trade), Member, Council for Clean and Reliable Electricity (CCRE), Member, Advisory Panel for the Science Media Centre of Canada (SMCC), and Advisory Board Member, Sustainable Waterloo.