Chief Executive Officer, Econoler
Pierre Langlois is a mechanical engineer graduated from Laval University. He has 30 years of experience in the clean energy sector, namely in the design, financing, implementation and evaluation of energy efficiency and demand side renewable energy projects and programs, in Canada and at the international level.
Pierre is a renowned international expert in the development and implementation of pioneering energy efficiency financial mechanisms, clean energy policy development and demand-side management initiatives. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in over 600 major assignments related to institutional and private sector initiatives related to energy efficiency. He also has acted as member of the board of directors of several private sector organisations worldwide such as energy service companies (ESCOs) and a few international organizations such as the Efficiency Valuation Organization (EVO), the home of the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP) for which he currently acts as Vice Chair.
His achievements with Econoler have been awarded numerous prizes, such as the Clean Technology Award 2000 by the Climate Technology Initiative and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at The Hague Climate Change Convention (COP 6) and the “Legend in Energy” honour given by the Association of Energy Engineers in 2007.
Pierre has gained a unique experience at the international level, having worked in 50 countries as part of assignments led or financed by bilateral and multilateral development organisations as well as dedicated funds focused on climate change mitigation and sustainable energy. In this context, he has led ventures for several major private sector clients, like Alcoa and ABB, as well as for major electricity companies around the world.
He is the author of several publications for organisations such as NRCAN, the International Energy Agency and the World Bank as well as private publishers.