John Gorman

President and CEO

John Gorman is the President and CEO of the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA). John brings expertise in government relations and public policy to the CanSIA Team developed during his 20-years of professional involvement in the infrastructure sector. Immediately prior to joining CanSIA he held the position of Senior Vice President, Empower Energy Solutions - an innovative, global integrator of energy systems.


John serves as Canada’s Designate to the International Energy Agency (Executive Committee – PVPS), and sits on the Executive Council of the Canadian Council on Renewable Energy. He has served as a director on the boards of numerous community and corporate organizations, including one of the nation’s largest electric utilities. John has been recognized as one of Canada’s CLEAN50 and is the recipient of the “40 Under 40” business award for excellence in business practices.


John is a native of Ottawa where he lives with his wife and two children in their solar-powered home paired with a smart-battery storage system.