Ralph Torrie is an energy systems expert and entrepreneur who helps his clients identify opportunities in the current global energy transition. He developed the conventions that are now used throughout the world for local government greenhouse gas strategies, including for the quantification of the GHG benefits of waste reduction and recycling. He is the co-inventor of environmental planning software that has been translated into several languages and used throughout the world, and he was the author of Canada’s first low carbon scenario analysis – the first such analysis done anywhere. He has served as the Assistant Coordinator of the Energy Research Group of the United Nations University and the International Development Research Centre, Vice President of ICF International, Managing Director of Navigant Consulting, and Managing Director of the Trottier Energy Futures Project. Ralph is sought after as a speaker and thought leader, serves on the boards of several organizations, and is an individual recipient of the Canadian Environment Silver Award for his work on climate change.