Bijan Pourkarimi is an energy and sustainability executive with over 35 years of business and management experience in small, medium, and large businesses in a wide range of areas including strategic planning, business development and planning, regulatory, financial analysis, technology, sales and marketing, operations, and customer service.
Mr. Pourkarimi is the founder and president of Energitix Management & Consulting Corporation, an energy management and sustainability consulting company. He also co-founded an international energy consulting company and grew the business from a start-up to an international consulting company focused on emerging markets by partnering with a large international company to expand the company’s international reach and financial strength. He has worked on international projects in 8 countries.
Prior to founding Energitix, Mr. Pourkarimi held a number of management positions with one of Canada’s leading utilities and in the technology sector. He is a professional engineer with a bachelor of applied science in mechanical engineering from the University of British Columbia.
Mr Pourkarimi has a keen interest in community involvement and supporting future generations. He has been a mentor to young CEOs and founders of start-up companies through Futurpreneur Canada since 2016 and is a board member of the Earth.IT Organization, an international, EdTech organization that offering a project-based after school learning platform for the world’s future leaders and changemakers. He is also a board member at the Greater Vancouver Community Services Society, a non-profit society that has been delivering care and services in Greater Vancouver; and PeaceGeeks, a non-profit organization that builds digital tools to empower communities in pursuit of peace.
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