Rob James

Rob James

Director, Cleantech and Renewable Energy, Canadian Commercial Corporation

Rob has been with CCC since 2017 where his primary focus is linking Canada’s cleantech solutions with the needs of public entities around the world. In his role leading business development in cleantech and renewable energy, Rob is leveraging international efforts on climate and environmental challenges to build new export markets forCanada.

As a Government of Canada export enabler, CCC helps grow the global reach of Canada’s cleantech sector through its government-to-government contracting service.Rob brings over 20 years of experience with cleantech project development, carbon pricing, and climate and cleantech policy development. Rob has worked with Environment and Climate Change Canada, Natural Resources Canada, as well as the United Nations Development Program, where he led climate finance capacity building and project development in the LATAM and Caribbean regions.

In his role immediately prior tojoining CCC, Rob led cleantech policy development for NRCan, which culminated in the significant cleantech investments of the 2017 Federal Budget. Rob brings a wealth of international experience to his role, having livedin Panama, Costa Rica, Jamaica, and Korea. Rob is a graduate of Trent University where he studied Environmental and Resource Studies, Economics, and International Development. Rob lives in Ottawa with his wife, son and daughter, and enjoys spending time mountain biking in the beautiful Canadian wilderness of Gatineau Park.



Sessions with this Speaker

Workshop: Solutions to Support the Growth of Cleantech Companies

Each panelists will describe the solution they have for Canadian cleantech companies. The panel will also discuss how to engage with them and offer pointers on how to pitch to different solution providers including banks and investors.

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Rob James Director, Cleantech and Renewable Energy, Canadian Commercial Corporation
Rosaline Kwan Director General, Trade Sectors, Global Affairs Canada
Sophie Dumoulin Director, Cleantech Team, Export Development Canada
Vivian Kan Director, Cleantech Practice, BDC
Rustam Sengupta Investment Lead, Sustainable Development Technology Canada