Full Name
Ali Hoss
Job Title
Chief Sustainability Officer
Speaker Bio
Ali Hoss is Triovest’s Chief Sustainability Officer responsible for advancing sustainability performance and technology innovation for a portfolio of $15B of commercial properties in Canada. The recipient of Canada Energy Innovator Award of 2020 and Young Energy Professional Award of 2017 from the Association of Energy Engineer’s (AEE), with over 20 years of work experience, Ali is well regarded as a strategic builder of unique products and value-added services that increase profitability, reduce risks, and strengthen brand reputation. Working directly with some of the largest Pension Funds globally, Ali supports development and implementation of strategies that align financial goals with environmental stewardship ensuring value creation and asset resilience while mitigating risks.

Prior to joining Triovest, Ali has led design and implementation of Canada Infrastructure Bank’s public building retrofit financing program with a budget of $1B, created energy and GHG reduction standards and technical requirements for deep retrofit projects. Ali has also led the development of the City of Toronto`s comprehensive policy strategy that will drive the City’s existing buildings to net zero emissions by 2050. In 2016, Ali led the implementation and delivery of the first full scale pay-for-performance energy conservation program in North America, the IESO’s Energy Performance Program, with a budget of $25M, for large commercial and institutional customers.

Ali is the co-chair of the BOMA Toronto SMART Committee, the board member of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) Energy Task Force, REALPAC’s ESG Committee, and member of Leadership Advisory Board for Center for Active Design (Fitwel platform). Ali is the chair of the Built Environment Program Advisory Committee at Humber College providing recommendations on curriculum development and strategic program directions.

Ali is a professional engineer with a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering, a certified energy manager, a published author of book chapters and peer-reviewed scientific journal papers, a public speaker, and a university guest lecturer for energy and sustainability courses.
Ali Hoss