Philippe Abergel

Director – Electrification and Grid Integration

Philippe leads The Transition Accelerator’s Electrification and Grid Integration pathway supporting a strategic shift towards a cleaner, more affordable, secure and resilient electrical system.

Philippe spent the previous 15 years in successively senior roles developing utility-scale renewable energy projects and joint-venture partnerships across North America. His expertise comes from leading multi-disciplinary teams in de-risking major electrical infrastructure investments and navigating project portfolios through the multitude of technical, legal, and public priorities to be responsibly satisfied. From business development to public policy advocacy, Philippe has a record of teasing out common interests for collaboration amongst varied stakeholders.

Philippe earned his Hon. B.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Toronto and holds dual B.C.L/LL.B from McGill University’s Faculty of Law.