Energy Futures Lab Fellow

Rory Wheat

Vice President, Development
Varme Energy Inc.

Rory is passionate about developing innovative solutions that accelerate society’s path toward decarbonization, transitioning the energy industry, sustainable agriculture, and radical conservation of our natural resources and wildlife.

A proud University of Saskatchewan Alumni, Rory has a B.Sc in Environmental Biology and Masters in Energy Security. He’s also a member of the Community Appropriate Sustainable Energy Security (CASES) Research Partnership. Where he was recognized as one of USask’s Young Innovators for his work on remote community adoption of bioenergy systems in Canada.

Rory’s current role has taken him into the private sector as the Vice President of Development for Varme Energy where he has helped launch the company and support its vision to develop a portfolio of projects integrating waste to energy and carbon capture in Canada.