Cedric Pepelea is the Chief Operating Officer for Sustainable Kingston, where he focuses on residential and commercial energy audits to enhance the livability and resiliency of Kingston. He is an energy systems engineering technologist with strong technical skills related to energy conservation and renewable energy. Cedric is a part-time instructor at St. Lawrence College, teaching Autodesk REVIT architectural drawing software.
With experience in private, public, academic and non-profits sectors, Cedric aims to bridge the gap between the engineering world and the business world by seeing carbon-reducing technologies implemented at a large scale. Through his work with ICE, Cedric respects the self-sufficiency of Indigenous communities and their culture, which is embedded in their connection to the land. He aims to inspire and motivate youth to promote community sustainability, especially in the face of climate change.