Ian Philp

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Ian Philp is the Director of Partnerships of the Advanced Energy Centre at MaRS Discovery District, a public-private partnership working to unite industry, utilities and government to consolidate and extend Canada’s early lead in next-generation energy technologies by capturing new domestic markets and transforming local successes into international market opportunities.

Previously, Ian worked with a boutique UK-based investment bank making targeted energy efficiency investments in Asia, and as an international trade lawyer defending Canada’s renewable energy procurement programs. Ian was named a Future Energy Leader by the World Energy Council, is an Atlantic Council Emerging Leaders in Environment & Energy Policy (ELEEP) Fellow, and was a 2011-12 Action Canada Fellow. He holds an honours degree in international relations & economics, two law degrees (common and civil law), and a MBA with a specialization in energy finance.

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