Matt Kennedy joined Innergex in 2011 (with the acquisition of Cloudworks Energy Inc.). As Vice President – Environment, he oversees Innergex’s environmental obligations and risks for the corporation’s renewable electricity projects (hydro, wind, solar) in all phases, including development, construction and operations. He provides strategic direction to a team of dedicated in-house environmental professionals responsible for study and analysis, obtaining permits and approvals, and maintaining compliance with all environmental obligations. Mr. Kennedy is responsible for establishing and maintaining various key relationships with community groups and key regulatory agencies. He has worked in senior environmental roles in the renewable energy industry for well over a decade.
Prior to entering the renewable energy sector, Mr. Kennedy was a consulting aquatic/fisheries biologist to the mining, forestry, oil and gas, and infrastructure sectors for over 10 years. He holds a Master of Science designation from Western University (1995) and has been a Registered Professional Biologist (British Columbia) since 2004.