Sherry Yano

Sherry Yano, Manager, Community Renewable Energy

Associate Director, Sustainable Communities

Expertise: Engineering, stakeholder and community engagement, program development and delivery, communications, revenue development and governance

Credentials: B.A.Sc. in chemical engineering from the University of Waterloo and M.Sc. in international planning and development from the University of Guelph; research awards from CIDA, IDRC and the University of Guelph; published in print and online media (Vancouver Sun, Western Living, National Observer) and delivered several short docs on CBC Radio; authored a children’s book and three plays

Passions: Conversations about climate and clean energy, great meals with wonderful people, any kind of writing and going to events with inspiring speakers that change the way I see the world

The transition to community-led renewable energy is about energy diversification, new jobs and climate protection. It’s an opportunity to put the power to generate energy, and to manage energy in the hands of people in communities across the country.