Greg Robart


As SGIN’s CEO, Greg champions the organization in establishing its goals and supports the members as they drive to accomplish them. SGIN strives to evolve the Smart Energy sector to support the energy transition activities through education, advocacy and supporting system deployment of smart energy technology. Prior to SGIN, as Siemens’ Global Lead for electrical utility business transformation, Greg supported utilities in realizing their digitalization strategy. As a seasoned Professional Engineer, Greg has wide ranging expertise in engineering principles, both for the electrical grid and building systems. This includes critical customer building distribution and distributed control system design and power backup systems, as well as communication infrastructure solutions. Greg has additional experience in industrial power distribution design and commissioning along with power quality and protection co-ordination studies. Within Siemens’ Energy Management (EM) Division, Greg also lead the consultants and architects for the PTI consulting group across Canada. Greg was fully engaged with utility customers in their transformation and modernization programs, and supports customers in Canada, the United States and Jordan on concepts ranging from ‘Utility of the Future’, Operations Center of the future, and alternative distributed energy storage solutions.

Anu Gupta


Anu is a senior professional with an extensive track record spanning over 25 years. As a senior program manager, he has served as a pivotal leader in numerous IT transformation projects, excelling in project management roles. He has led a team managing numerous large scale national projects in the IT and telecom sector. His clean energy expertise comes from research performed in smart energy at UNB. As part of his research, he has published several papers in academic journals in the smart grid domain.  He also holds a certification in Renewable Energies from the University of Toronto. With a keen focus on managing and controlling IT project lifecycles, Anu has successfully defined scopes, timelines, and budgets, steering strategic initiatives to successful completion. Additionally, his extensive experience includes over 20 years of part-time teaching at UNB, in the fields of IT, Marketing, and Renewable Energy. Anu’s academic credentials include a BSc in Electrical Engineering, PEng, an MBA, and a PMP designation, underscoring his strong foundation in both technical and managerial domains.