Shivani is the Senior Analyst of Engineering and Projects at NRStor Inc. – a Canadian developer of energy storage projects. Her previous experience includes roles in plastics recycling, energy finance, and polymer engineering. After graduating with a dual degree in Green Process Engineering and Business Administration from Western University, Shivani was selected as a Venture for Canada Fellow; she is one of top 30 recent grads in Canada showing an aptitude for entrepreneurship and leadership.
Karen R. Restoule
Member of Dokis First Nation (Anishinabek Nation), and beneficiary of the Robinson-Huron Treaty 1850. Currently serves as Associate Chair of the Ontario Parole Board. Previously led the justice sector at the Chiefs of Ontario. Co-founder of BOLD Realities. Named Public Policy Forum's 2018 Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow. Recipient of CivicAction's 2018 Emerging Leader Award. Sits on boards for Banff Forum and Level Justice. Inducted into University of Ottawa's Common Law Honour Society in 2014 for using her legal education as a foundation for making significant contribution to community. A promoter of reconciliation, Karen spends her free time working on projects that work towards a more inclusive Canada.
Mark Baggio is the Vice President, Partnerships at NRStor Remote Communities & Mines and has worked globally building new markets for Canadian companies in the renewable energy, energy storage and energy minerals sectors. He has led negotiations for Canadian companies in Japan, China, and throughout Europe in both the Vanadium Flow Battery and Lithium Ion Battery sectors. He has held management and Board positions in lithium, graphite, vanadium, rare earth and technology metals companies.
Sarah Jocelyn Copeland
Sarah graduated from Western University in London, Ontario where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree studying English Literature and Professional Writing. After discovering her passion for communications and graphic design, Sarah completed a certificate in Digital Media from OCAD University. Sarah currently serves as a Communications Coordinator with the Safety, Licensing Appeals and Standards Tribunals Ontario (SLASTO), an agency of the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG). Sarah is a member of SLASTO’s Indigenous Services team and a recipient of a MAG Prix Excelsior Award, an award that recognizes exceptional achievements within the ministry, in the category of “Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility”.
Scott holds an honours Bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Guelph.
Now, Scott is looking to bring his unique talents into the business world working for the Navigate Group, a marketing firm with offices in Toronto and New York. In the future, he hopes to return to school and complete his MBA while advancing his career.