Director of Policy & Market Development CANSIA
Patrick D. Bateman is an advocate for a cleaner, smarter and more distributed electricity system in Canada with solar energy, energy storage and smart-grid technology. He leverages a decade as a solar energy, electricity sector and built environment professional in Europe and Canada.
Patrick currently serves as Director of Policy & Market Development on the executive team of the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA). Since joining CanSIA in 2010 he has been responsible for policy development and regulatory affairs throughout the build-out of almost 3 GW of solar electricity generation facilities in Canada.Prior to joining CanSIA, Patrick’s previous roles included working as a consultant for local government clients on renewable energy and planning policy in England.
Patrick holds an MSc in Renewable Energy and a BSc in Environmental Biology. He lives in Ottawa with his wife and two daughters and enjoys playing jazz drums, composing music for small ensembles and running half marathons in his spare time.