Dr. Pierre Rivard has been a champion and passionate supporter and developer of clean, renewable energy technologies for over 30 years. He holds a Doctor of Engineering degree from the University of Toronto, Honoris Causa, for lifetime achievements in Clean Technology. He also earned an MBA from the University of Western Ontario’s Ivey School of Business and a B.Eng. from Royal Military College of Canada. A Professional Engineer licensed in Ontario and Quebec, Dr. Rivard has been recognized for various undertakings such as his role as President and CEO and later Executive Chairman of the Board at NASDAQ-listed Hydrogenics Corp. and at other CleanTech companies. Dr. Rivard sits on the Board of Canada’s NRC National Research Council, and is a member of Canada’s CTEST Canadian Clean Technology Economic Strategy Table.