Herb is the Director, Sustainability at Sheridan College and is responsible for corporate sustainability vision, strategy, and culture, including implementation of Mission Zero, the institution's ambitious plan to reduce energy consumption, waste to landfill and greenhouse gas emissions. Herb is an energy engineer with nearly 30 years' experience working in commercial/industrial energy assessment, project management, teaching and product development. He is a Professional Engineer, Certified Energy Manager, Certified Measurement & Verification Professional, Certified Building Commissioning Professional and WELL Accredited Professional. Herb holds the US Patent for the Distributed Energy Neural Network Integration System, is a Senior Member of the Association of Energy Engineers and Institute of Eletrical and Electronics Engineers and a Member of ASHRAE. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. form the University of Waterloo in Sustainability Management.
Herb's passion is driving transformational change throughout organizations of all scale and scope, with a focus to realizing a liveable future for all species on earth. To this end, he has founded two research and development companies to innovate and commercialize energy and environmental technologies. He is an early pioneer of smart grids with a patent to his name and credit on global standards for distributed energy systems. He was a key sponsor of community energy planning projects in the Town of Oakville and City of Brampton. For a decade he was a member of Burlington's Sustainable Development Committee and served as Chair of the committee for two years. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Halton Environmental Network.