Mr. Côté is in charge of community relations with Kruger Energy Inc., a private power developer and operator specializing in renewable energy generation. Mr Côté is involved in public consultation and permitting of renewable projects with a view to facilitate local acceptance from interested stakeholders. Prior to joining Kruger, he worked for Hydro-Québec where he held different positions in power marketing and industrial sales. He has also been in charge of power procurement for the regulated sector in Québec.
Mr Côté holds a Ph.D. from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of London and an M.Sc. in Operations Research from Université de Montréal.