Exploring clean energy trade opportunities in Eastern Europe

About this Event

Join the City of Toronto’s Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson as he moderates a roundtable panel discussion with experts in the green industry, global trade and sustainable finance.

Why Attend:

  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the green sector trade and infrastructure opportunities in Eastern & Central Europe
  • Learn all about the role of International Finance Institutions (IFIs) in financing infrastructure projects
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service and learn about available resources
  • European trade agreements
  • Learn how you can participate and in the Toronto Clean Energy Partnership Initiative and increase your sales in Eastern & Central Europe


Kyiv, Ukraine │Warsaw, Poland │Bucharest, Romania │Prague, Czech Republic │Belgrade, Serbia │Riga, Latvia │Budapest, Hungary 


  • Stephen Lund, CEO, Toronto Global


  • Jennifer Reynolds, CEO , Toronto Finance International
  • Rachel Soares, Trade Commissioner, Climate Finance (Europe and Middle East), Global Affairs Canada
  • Pieter Bouwer, Regional Trade Commissioner, Clean Technology (Europe), Global Affairs Canada
  • Rita Patlan, Area Director – Aerospace, Defense and Security, Cleantech and Infrastructure (Europe), Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade

In-Market Highlights & Initiative Overview

City of Toronto

  • Rob McMonagle, Sr. Advisor – Green Sector

Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS)

  • Ielyzaveta (Lisa) Zhuravska, Trade Commissioner, UKRAINE
  • Karolina Janiak, Trade Commissioner, POLAND
  • Raluca Tudor-Petcu, Trade Commissioner, ROMANIA
  • Martina Taxova, Trade Commissioner, CZECH REPUBLIC
  • Filip Petrovic, Trade Commissioner, SERBIA
  • Irena Cirule, Trade Commissioner, LATVIA
  • Gergely Morvai, Trade Commissioner, HUNGARY