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Clients require innovative solutions and deep industry knowledge in this continually evolving market, a powerful combination for us to help them meet their needs in the Transformative Age.

John Penner

EY Canada Risk Transformation Practice Leader and Renewable Energy Market Lead

Enjoys spending time with family and biking or snowboarding down large mountains.

John is the Canadian Risk Transformation practice leader and successfully leads large transformation efforts which redesign how clients manage and mitigate risks. John works nationally and internationally with core teams located in Toronto, Canada, Calgary and Halifax. His clients range across all sectors with a concentration in energy, mining, logistics, utilities and government. Under John’s leadership, the Canadian Risk Transformation practice has brought world-leading digital, AI, and automation practices to risk management and changed how risk can be managed.

John is also EY’s Canadian Renewable Energy Market Leader. In this role, he brings the best of EY’s innovation and services to the renewable energy companies as well as traditional energy and utility companies expanding into solar, wind, and other renewable generating and transmitting assets.

John holds a Master of Business Administration degree with distinction from the Richard Ivey School of Business and is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

How John is building a better working world

“By redesigning risk management to give more of the repetitive work to robots and more of the interesting work to people.

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