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Malcolm Metcalfe

Chief Research Officer and Founder of Generac Grid Services

Malcolm founded Enbala, now Generac Grid Services, in 2000 with a mission to reduce energy costs, greenhouse gas emissions and energy use. He spent thirteen years as the company’s CTO before moving to lead research efforts. An electrical engineer with more than 50 years of experience in the energy industry, Malcolm has BASc and MASc degrees in electrical engineering, the latter focused on power system stability, from the University of British Columbia. Over the course of his career, Malcolm has received myriad awards, including being named a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order by HM Queen Elizabeth II for his charity work and receiving the Medal of Distinction from the dean of engineering at UBC. He holds more than 20 patents granted or pending and teaches university courses in energy transition and power system analysis. Malcolm spent 60 years flying airplanes, and now takes to the air in a new way—via ham radio, which he uses to speak to friends in Australia most mornings.