Full Name
Jonathan Frank
Job Title
Director, Clean Energy Business Development
Company
Vancity Community Investment Bank (CoPower)
Speaker Bio
Jonathan (Jon) Frank serves as Head of Clean Energy at Vancity Community Investment Bank (VCIB) and is involved in all aspects of project financing. Jon joined VCIB through the acquisition of CoPower, Canada’s first sustainable investment platform and a leading provider of clean energy and efficiency project financing, where he served as a Managing Director and Head of Project Financing. Jon has been involved in a wide range of clean energy technologies across Canada that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and generate strong financial returns including solar and wind energy, energy efficiency retrofits, geothermal heating and cooling, bio-energy, combined heat and power and energy storage.

Jon has served on a number of advisory committees on low carbon strategies for the Canadian Green Building Council, the City of Toronto and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Green Municipal Fund and has an ongoing role on the Executive Committee of Low Carbon Cities Canada (LC3). Prior to joining CoPower, Jon was Director of Business Development at SunEdison Canada and began his clean energy career in Technical Sales and Business Development at RESCo Energy. Jon was one of the founding executives of Emerging Leaders for Solar Energy and has served as Co-Chair of the National Board of Directors leading initiatives including a charity solar project in Nepal and Canada’s first national mentorship program for renewable energy professionals. He is also the 2015 recipient of the Canadian Solar Industries Association’s “GameChanger” Award for Emerging Solar Leader.
Jonathan Frank