Bench Consulting and Avro Wind Energy
Ron Percival currently serves CEBC as a vice-chair and director of the board. Ron is the principal of renewables consultancy Bench Consulting and is vice-president of Avro Wind Energy. Ron has served our association at various times since its founding as a past CEBC Board Director, Wind Committee Chair and issue champion on multiple policy and permitting initiatives, and was distinguished in 2015 with a CEBC Lifetime Achievement Award. During his career, Ron has led or co-managed the permitting of more than 1,000 MW of renewables projects projects and has facilitated significant capital investments in BC’s wind power development and infrastructure. Ron works to foster successful government, community, power sector and First Nations relations and been involved in all aspects of strategic transactions, project finance, project permitting and development. He also currently serves on the CanWEA BC Advisory Committee and the BC Clean Energy Client Advisory Committee, a problem solving group made up of BC government sector managers and IPP representatives. Ron also serves as a new member of the CEBC Future Opportunities Committee interfacing with BC Hydro and government under the recently completed tri-party MOU.