As CanREA’s Senior Director, Operations, Phil McKay leads the Operations Caucus, with committees on health & safety, workforce development, grid integration, site operations and construction & decommissioning. He also spearheads CanREA’s data-analysis and cyber-security efforts. He was in a similar role at CanWEA for four years, where he formalized operation and maintenance best practices for the industry. Prior to this, Phil worked as an engineer at the Wind Energy Institute of Canada, and in automotive thermodynamics. He holds a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Windsor, specializing in the group dynamics of commercial-scale wind turbines. Phil is based in Southern Ontario.