Executive Director of the BC Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy
Ged McLean is an engineer and innovator who concentrates his efforts on development of climate change solutions. He was Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Executive Director of the Institute for Integrated Energy Systems at the University of Victoria where he founded Angstrom Power to develop novel hydrogen fuel cell technology for portable applications, eventually acquired by BIC. Subsequently he has served as Associate Director of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, has played a lead role on the citizen-led Permafrost Carbon Feedback Action Group and works in numerous board, advisory and consulting capacities to promote the development of technology and business innovation that can drive decarbonization. His current role is as founding Executive Director of the BC Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy. He is committed to supporting efforts that translate ideas about climate solutions into concrete actions that will help mitigate the effects of climate change and adapt to its impacts.