Vincent Dufresne co-leads ICF’s Canadian Advisory Services team and splits his time between Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. Vincent uses his policy analysis and energy engineering background to tackle the most pressing needs of the utility and energy industry including decarbonization and electrification, electricity and gas conservation, as well as distributed energy resources and sustainable transportation. Vincent is adept at serving the needs of clients across Canada—governments, gas, and electric utilities—by deploying his creativity, expertise, and project management skills.
Vincent has a high degree of familiarity with energy markets, having done work with the system operators, energy regulators, gas utilities, electric utilities, as well as governments. Prior to working for ICF, Vincent worked as an international consultant for multilateral organizations and utilities overseas.
Vincent is a native French speaker and is fluent in Spanish. He is ICF Canada’s go-to expert in cost-benefit analysis and has a high level of proficiency with the standard tests, and newer CBA techniques attached to non-wire alternative, non-pipe alternative, and local valuation of distributed energy resources.