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Toronto Climate Series by MCJ - Renewable Energy

Hosted by Becky Romanovsky, Fab Barrillot & Chloe D'Agostini
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Welcome to our third MCJ climate series in Toronto. Our topic is Breaking Barriers: Discovering the World of Renewable Energy and Empowering Women in the Transition

Please note: there are limited spots for this event. Kindly only join if you are certain of your attendance.

A huge thank you to our incredible host for this event: Peak Power🎉

Interested, curious, or passionate about Climate? Join us on June 14th for networking and to learn from Aanchal Kumar, Paul Martin, and Mallory Baker!

6pm: Meet & Greet

6.30 - Aanchal Kumar - Director Strategy & Corporate Development, Peak Power

Topic: Women in Energy 

About Aanchal: Aanchal is an energy economist with over ten years of experience in the implementation of projects in energy efficiency, battery storage, and e-mobility in India, the UK, and Canada. She’s also a Future Energy Leader with the World Energy Council and holds a Battery MBA certification from Battery Associates, Dublin. She has proven expertise in handling national and international level programs across the formulation of policies and strategies, innovative and scalable financial models, and stakeholder management.

6.45 - Paul Martin

Topic: Hydrogen-separating #hopium from reality

About Paul: Paul is a chemical engineer and lifelong environmentalist.  He spent 26 yrs working for Zeton Inc., the world's premier designer and builder of pilot and demonstration scale plants for a wide variety of different processes.  He is a process development expert, offering services as an independent consultant through Spitfire Research to an international clientele.  He helps investors make sense of which innovations are based on sound physics, chemistry and engineering economics, and helps innovators to do the right experiments, gather the right data, and take the right steps in scaling up their new technology.  His particular focus is on transitioning our economy away from burning fossils as fuels.  He is also a co-founder of the Hydrogen Science Coalition, a group of financially disinterested engineers and scientists who help governments and NGOs understand the role of hydrogen in decarbonization- where it fits and where it's just a distraction or delaying strategy.

7.00pm - Mallory Baker - Energy Communications Director

Topic: Energy Communications Trends

About Mallory: Through a passion for the energy industry and equipped with the IFRS FSA certification, Mallory supports companies break through the noise with clean, clear, and impactful communications. She is a lead strategist for major global B2B and consumer brands, identifying sustainability trends and white spaces, translating policy and regulation, and staying on top of the various industries and clean technologies.

7.15pm - Networking & Mingle

Everyone is welcome to join the event and help us grow the community in Toronto.

Location: Peak Power offices at 214 King St W #210, Toronto. As there are stairs leading into the front entrance, should you require any accommodation, kindly reach out to within 48 hours prior to the event.

The list of attendees will be shared 1 day before the event starts with the details.

About MCJ
MCJ Members organize and host events ranging from book clubs and study groups to local meet-ups. Together, we're gathering folks already working in climate tech, or simply curious about doing so. At MCJ Collective, we believe in breaking down knowledge siloes and supporting climate solutions - coming together and building community is a great way to do that. MCJ Community a paid experience for those ready to go deeper or jump into building solutions of their own. Learn more at

About Peak Power

Peak Power is a Canadian cleantech company at the forefront of the energy transition. We’re working across industries, building the net zero future of tomorrow and pushing the envelope of what distributed energy resources can do in the built environment. 

They deploy, operate and optimize battery storage, grid-interactive buildings, and electric vehicles using a single software platform for their customers and partners to pursue net zero goals, cut operating expenses, and unlock new revenue opportunities.

By balancing economic and environmental interests we can accelerate the transition to a clean, decentralized energy system and enable meaningful greenhouse gas reductions.For more information about Peak Power, please visit the website.

About our Hosts
Becky Romanovsky
Fab Barrillot
Chloe D'Agostini