Robert Brandon, now retired, received his B.Sc. Honours in Aeronautical Engineering, University of Southampton, U.K. Robert joined Natural Resources Canada in 2007 as the Program Director, Distributed Power Generation Portfolio, Office of Energy R&D (OERD). Managed components of major programs in External R&D and Demonstration, including; EcoEnergy Innovation Initiative Demonstration Program (ecoEII), EcoEII R&D Program, and Clean Energy Fund Renewable and Small Scale Demonstration Program (CEF). From 1994 - 2007 he worked with CANMET Energy Technology Centre, Ottawa. Prior to moving to Ontario Robert worked as General Manager of the P.E.I. Energy Corporation, Charlottetown, and P.E.I. for almost 10 years. Robert has volunteered for a number of Boards and has had several professional affiliations and appointments.