About the Author

Robert Joshi has eight years experience in the energy industry at the policy interconnection between energy, the environment and economics. Previous work experience includes economic modeling and regional analysis with the Bank of Canada, royalty forecasting and oil sands project analysis with the Alberta Department of Energy and strategic planning and regulatory analysis with EPCOR Utilities.

More recently, in his role as senior policy advisor to the Canadian Gas Association, Robert provided analysis and strategic design of policy advocacy and communications materials, including economic advice on the demand-side management market potential study.

As Executive Director of Climate Change Policy with the B.C. Climate Action Secretariat, Robert lead the province’s greenhouse gas projection project and contributed to related policies, primarily in the fields of end-use energy efficiency, energy technology and bioenergy.

Robert has a Master’s of Economics from Carleton University and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Western Ontario.