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Vicky Sharpe

I believe that Canada has a tremendous opportunity to evolve into a different, more competitive country. It’s not about taking away part of what we do, it’s about integrating and optimizing value, and moving Canada up the value chain.

Vicky Sharpe was the Founding President and CEO of Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), where she increased the public funding pool from $100 million in 2001 to over $1.4 billion in 2014, and mobilized private sector capital resulting in more than $4 billion of investments for projects and
commercialization activities.

With over 35 years of experience in the energy industry, Dr. Sharpe has successfully integrated
sustainable development into business practices. As President of GRI Canada and Astral Group,
she demonstrated leadership and vision in the use of innovative technologies across Canada’s
primary economic sectors. As Vice President of Ontario Hydro International Inc., Dr. Sharpe
created new global revenue streams for environmental and energy utilization practices. Prior to
that, she held management positions in marketing, business development, and technology