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Michelle Chislett

Michelle Chislett

As Managing Director of Canada & US Development for Northland Power, Michelle is responsible for all aspects of development in order to establish and grow the company’s portfolio of clean and green energy projects in Canada & the US.

From 2013-2016, Michelle was with SunEdison where she held the position of country manager for their Canadian business segment. From 2010-2013 Michelle was Vice President of Business Development with GDF SUEZ Canada, where she developed the pipeline of solar projects and gained experience in wind and hydro development. From 2006-2010 Michelle held a number of senior positions with SkyPower Corp where she lead the team that developed Canada’s first fully operational solar farm, ‘First Light’, a 9MW solar Photovoltaic facility in Ontario.

Michelle Chislett is the current Chair of the Canadian Renewable Energy Association (CanREA), past board member of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), past-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA), a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council of Western Engineering (ACWE), a past member of the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) Stakeholder Advisory Committee and a past member of Ontario’s Clean Energy Task Force, an advisory council to the Minister of Energy and Minister of Economic Development.

Michelle holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University.