Chris Henderson

Founding Executive Director, Indigenous Clean Energy and President, Lumos Energy

Chris Henderson is a Canadian eco-entrepreneur and environmental innovator, and is the Founding Executive Director of the Indigenous Clean Energy Social Enterprise. He is among the country’s foremost energy transition commentators. He has advised dozens of Indigenous communities across the country develop major-impact wind, hydro, solar and biomass projects; from large on-grid infrastructure to remote diesel-reducing microgrids. Chris has held a spectrum of prominent leadership positions at the intersection of clean energy, Cleantech, climate change, and sustainable prosperity for over four decades. He offers transformative analysis to accelerate Canada and the World’s transition to a clean energy future. Chris is particularly known as a Strategist, and for his outstanding skills in Designing and Implementing transformative energy policies, financing innovation, and kick-starting large-scale, high-impact projects essential for a low emissions electrification economy.  He has led and is passionate about catalyzing ground-breaking environment, sustainability and clean energy initiatives that have had pan-Canadian and global resonance. His first book Aboriginal Power was published in 2013. He is authoring a trilogy of books presenting ground-breaking energy transformation ideas and insights to catalyze national and global dialogue – fostering just and impactful collaborations. Chris is also the President of Lumos Energy, Founder of Delphi Group and Board Chair of GLOBE Series.

Speaker Sessions

Healthy Energy Homes: Going Beyond Sustainability

  • Building Resilient Communities
  • Intersectional Track
  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Innovation, Technology and Deployment
  • Indigenous Leadership and Ways of Knowing
  • Finance, Trade and Investment
Session Date
Thursday, Feb 15 2024 | 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Featuring
Chris Henderson Founding Executive Director, Indigenous Clean Energy and President, Lumos Energy
Leona Humchitt Climate Action Coordinator, Haiłzaqv Nation
Mylène Riva Associate Professor, Department of Geography & Canada Research Chair in Housing, Community and Health, McGill University
Kate Harland Research Lead, Mitigation, Canadian Climate Institute
In collaboration with

Business to Business: Strengthening Supply Chains for Canada’s Energy Transition (Invite-only)

  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Labour, Skills Training and Capacity Building
  • Finance, Trade and Investment
Session Date
Tuesday, Feb 13 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Featuring
Chris Henderson Founding Executive Director, Indigenous Clean Energy and President, Lumos Energy
Sandra Odendahl Senior Vice-President & Head, Sustainability and Diversity & Partnerships, BDC
In collaboration with

Business to Business: Strengthening Supply Chains for Low-carbon Buildings in Canada (Invite-only)

  • Building Resilient Communities
  • Labour, Skills Training and Capacity Building
  • Finance, Trade and Investment
Session Date
Tuesday, Feb 13 2024 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Featuring
Chris Henderson Founding Executive Director, Indigenous Clean Energy and President, Lumos Energy
Sandra Odendahl Senior Vice-President & Head, Sustainability and Diversity & Partnerships, BDC
In collaboration with