With over 30 years of experience serving as an internationally recognized green leader, Principal, Andrew Pride, consults with national and international brands as a facilitator and strategic advisor. Andrew’s career spans the private and public sector, where he focused on applying transformative skills to influence positive change in energy efficiency, green building design, and sustainable growth. In an effort to share his “purpose driven progress” ethos, Andrew founded Andrew Pride Consulting in 2015 to unify organizations in Canada and the US to connect, collaborate, and contribute to making the world a better place.
In addition to Andrew’s consulting business, he is the Chair of the Standing Committee on Energy Efficiency– the group responsible for all national energy codes in Canada – the National Energy Code for Buildings, and the energy section (9.36.) of the National Building Code. Andrew will help foster a Net-Zero-Energy-Ready building code. Previously, he was the Vice President of Conservation for the Ontario Power Authority, creating the award-winning Save on Energy brand and overseeing a $3 billion energy efficiency budget. Andrew is also known for his innovation and drive to transform a large privately held real estate company, the Minto Group, into an internationally recognized green leader.