Marc-Antoine Renaud is Vice-President, Strategic Development at Eolectric. His responsibilities include deal sourcing for the investment vehicles recently put in place and negotiation of strategic partnerships. Marc-Antoine is active in the renewable energy sector for almost a decade both in Canada and abroad. In 2009 he joined the wind turbine manufacturer ENERCON start-up team in Canada as Business Development Manager where he took part in the growth of what is now the country’s largest wind employer. Prior to his work at ENERCON, Marc-Antoine was at the World Wind Energy Association head office in Bonn, Germany, where he supported corporate members to enter emerging markets and lobbied government around the world for an increased use of renewables in the energy mix. His first steps in the renewable sector were as consultant for biofuels market assessment and wind farm cooperative start-ups. Marc-Antoine holds a Master in Public Policy from the University of Erfurt in Germany and a Bachelor degree in International Economics from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).