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Geoff Tauvette - Main Stage Speaker

Geoff Tauvette

Executive Director, Canadian Council for Sustainable Aviation Fuels/le Conseil canadien des carburants d’aviation durables

Geoff is a commercial aviation and engineering professional at the forefront of airline sustainability with more than 25 years of experience integrating aviation fuel procurement, environment and climate risk management, giving him a unique perspective in advancing the production and use of sustainable aviation fuels and decarbonizing aviation in Canada.

Geoff has been instrumental in leading airline consortiums who own and operate aviation fuel and de-icing infrastructure at large airports in North America including establishing Canada’s first large-scale closed-loop glycol spraying and recycling facility and launching a biojet challenge in the province of Alberta.

Geoff holds a bachelor and master’s degree in civil engineering from the Universities of Ottawa and McGill and is a fellow of the Alberta Energy Futures Lab, a sustainability-driven, innovation-focused initiative whose vision is to accelerate the clean transition of Alberta’s energy system.