James Sbrolla
Advisor @ RIC Centre

James Sbrolla is a veteran of the financial andenvironmental industries. His career has been focused primarily on public andprivate companies in the “Clean-Tech” sector. He is Chairman of EnvironmentalBusiness Consultants and serves on other boards including Actual Media and CHARTechnologies. James is also an “Entrepreneur in Residence” in the BusinessAccelerator Program funded by Ontario’s Ministry of Research and Innovation. Inthis mentorship role, he coaches entrepreneurs and technology developersthrough the process of commercialization. He also is a “qualified expert” forthe Investment Accelerator Fund and sits on the Ontario Centers of Excellencefunding panel as a Cleantech domain expert. He regularly conducts due diligencefor institutional investors and other organizations. A widely-published andoften quoted journalist in business media, James has written on a variety oftopics including a multi-national study on finance, the environment andsustainable development. James is a graduate of the University of WesternOntario and Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) and in 2011 graduated from theInstitute of Corporate Director’s Program at the Rotman School of Business atthe University of Toronto. He is also past faculty at WLU.