Joan Haysom, P.Eng., Ph.D.
Innovative Energy Market Chief
J.L. Richards & Associates Limited
Joan is a Senior Energy Systems Engineer at JLR with more than 20 years of experience in the energy and high-tech sectors. As the Innovative Energy Market Chief, she works with colleagues and clients to develop integrated energy projects that deliver economic returns. These include energy studies, net-zero energy and net-zero carbon buildings, peak demand management, energy systems for mining, integration of PV into campuses, and deep-green energy retrofits. Prior to joining JLR, Joan worked with Leidos Canada (independent engineering for 100s MWs and new product technology reviews), University of Ottawa’s SUNLAB (applied PV research), and was a member of the Ottawa Renewable Energy Cooperative. She was the winner of the 2015 CanSIA Solar Woman of Distinction Award.