About the Authors

Mathieu Poirier

Director of Policy

Matt prides himself on translating research findings into actionable solutions to support the clean energy transition. He brings more than a decade of experience working to decarbonize the built environment via positions in—and engagements with—governments, utilities, and industry. Before joining the Building Decarbonization Alliance, Matt held consulting roles at Dunsky Energy + Climate Advisors and Deloitte, and worked in industry and non-profit organizations focusing on green building design and legal analysis. He holds degrees in mechanical engineering and psychology from the University of Waterloo, and a law degree from Dalhousie University. He also earned an MBA from Saint Mary’s University. Matt also co-authored The Case for Building Electrification in Canada, our foundational position paper.

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Claire Cameron

Director of Regional Pathways

Claire has worked extensively with utilities, government, and industry to understand and address complex technical and policy questions related to the clean energy transition. In particular, Claire has focused her work on sustainable transportation, building decarbonization, and demand-side management. Known for her personable approach and attention to detail, Claire is focused on building productive relationships that will accelerate our progress towards net zero. Before joining The Transition Accelerator, Claire was a Senior Consultant at Dunsky Energy + Climate Advisors. She has previously held roles at Environment and Climate Change Canada and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.

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Poirier, M. and Cameron, C. (2023). The Case for Building Electrification in Canada. The Transition Accelerator.

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